Monday, 6 March 2017

VP Ansari in Jakarta to attend IORA summit

 VP Ansari in Jakarta to attend IORA summit 

Vice President Hamid Ansari arrived in the Indonesian capital on Monday on a two-day visit to attend the summit of the 21-nation Indian Ocean Rim Association, where he is expected to lay emphasis(जोर) on connectivity, open maritime trade and rights of navigation.  He is also expected to pitch for cooperation among the think tanks of the member countries to evolve common strategies to meet the conventional (पारंपरिक) and non-conventional threats(ख़तरा). The theme of the Summit is 'Strengthening Maritime Cooperation for a Peaceful(शांतिपूर्ण), Stable and Prosperous(समृद्ध) Indian Ocean'. 

At the meeting, a declaration on countering violent extremism is expected to be adopted along with the IORA Concord and an action plan. The Declaration on Preventing and Countering Terrorism and Violent Extremism is an agreement of the IORA member states about the importance of countering terrorism. 

The IORA Concord, also called Jakarta Concord, is a strategic document containing the vision and norms of the future of cooperation among the member countries with an aim of strengthening the regional architecture to face its challenges. 

The IORA Action Plan is a document containing the implementation actions of the Jakarta Concord. It also strengthens the implementation of priority areas and cross- sectoral commitments. 

The association comprises India, Australia, Bangladesh, Comoros, Indonesia, Iran, Kenya, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mauritius, Mozambique, Oman, Seychelles, Singapore, Somalia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Thailand, the United Arab Emirates and Yemen. It also has seven Dialogue Partners - the US, China, Egypt, France, Germany, Japan and the UK. 

Definitions of emphasis जोर

special importance, value, or prominence given to something.
they placed great emphasis on the individual's freedom

synonyms: prominence, importance, significance, value, stress, weight, accent, attention, priority, preeminence, urgency, force


Definitions of conventional पारंपरिक

based on or in accordance with what is generally done or believed.
a conventional morality had dictated behavior

synonyms: normal, standard, regular, ordinary, usual, traditional, typical, common; unoriginal, formulaic, predictable, stock, unadventurous, unremarkable, humdrum, run-of-the-mill


Definitions of peaceful शांतिपूर्ण

free from disturbance; tranquil.
everything was so quiet and peaceful in the early morning
synonyms: tranquil, calm, restful, quiet, still, relaxing, soothing, undisturbed, untroubled, private, secluded; serene, calm, tranquil, composed, placid, at ease, untroubled, unworried, content
not involving war or violence.
a soldier was shot and seriously wounded at an otherwise peaceful demonstration

synonyms: harmonious, at peace, peaceable, on good terms, amicable, friendly, cordial, nonviolent

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