Carnegie Endowment delegation calls on Modi

New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) A delegation from Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, led by its president William Burns, on Tuesday called upon Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who welcomed their initiative to open a centre in India, an official statement said.

Modi said Carnegie Endowment’s initiative to open a centre in India was “reflective of democratic traditions and liberal thinking in the country”.

The prime minister also expressed hope that the centre would further promote the climate of research in liberal arts, especially among the youth, in India; and strengthen strategic partnership between India, the US and the rest of the world.

Carnegie India will be the sixth international centere of the endowment, which describes itself as a “private nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing cooperation among nations and promoting active international engagement”.

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