Youth Forum on Foreign Policy; An Interactive Session With Richard Verma

WASHINGTON - JULY 14: U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Richard Holbrooke (L) consults with Richard Verma, Department of State Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of Legislative Affairs, while testifying before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Capitol Hill July 14, 2010 in Washington, DC. Holbrooke said that positive progress has been made in the last 18 months to shore up communication and relations between the leaders in Islamabad and Kabul. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Students at Youth Forum on Foreign Policy, Delhi Chapter are all set to conduct the third of its Dialogue series in association with the Embassy of the United States of America. The interactive session with Mr. Richard Verma, the Ambassador of the United States of America to India, is set to be held on the 19th of January 2016, from 3pm to 4 pm at the American Center in Connaught Place, New Delhi.

Mr. Richard Verma serves as the 25th United States Ambassador to India, and oversees one of the largest U.S missions in the world, including four consulates across India. He holds degrees from the Georgetown University Law Centre (LLM), American University’s Washington College of Law (JD), and Lehigh University (BS). A veteran of the U.S. Air Force, where Mr. Varma served on active duty as a Judge Advocate, he has also had a distinguished career in the private sector.  

The interactive session will be based around the theme ‘Issues of Strategic Importance between India and the United States of America’, and will comprise of a question-answer session with the Ambassador.  The attendees of the talk include a group of selected students, YFFP members and young leaders. The event will also be graced with the presence of delegates from the Singapore High Commission, Mr. Alexander Lim, Mr. Tan Ian Wern and Mr. Teo Swee Wei.