Burma Centre Delhi (BCD) in collaboration with Journalist Forum Assam (JFA) has organised an interactive session on Changing Policies in Burma: Opportunities and Challenges at Guwahati Press Club on March 9 (Friday). The session will begin at 10 am. The keynote address of the meeting will be delivered by Dr Tint Swe, chairman of BCD and also an active member of National League for Democracy led by Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi of Burma (Myanmar or Brahmadesh).
Dr Alana Golmei, coordinator of BCD will also address the meet. Similarly Lalremruata from Zo Indigenous Forum, Ms Rina from Arunachal Times, Mr Philip from Morung Express will share their experiences on the occasion.
A compilation of articles on India-Burma Relations: Trends & Developments (1990-2011) will also be inaugurated in the meeting. The book includes articles, papers and viewpoints of some renowned experts who have first hand knowledge, experience and concern on India-Burma relations. Some of the important contributors include Dr Shashi Tharoor, Mani Shanker Aiyer, Jaya Jaitley, C.S Kuppuswamy, Dr K. Yhome, Prof Ganganath Jha, Prof Baladas Ghoshal, Rahul. K. Bhonsle, Anil Bhat, Subir Bhaumik, Nava Thakuria, Satya Sagar with Dr Tint Swe. “This report stresses the relations between the two countries over the last two decades and was published to serve as an insight and understand the socio-political process in Burma and the trends that evolve between India and Burma. It is hoped that this information in its small way will contribute to the dawn of renewed and strengthen relations and bridge Indians as well as Burmese people towards development, peace and stability,” said in a BCD statement.