KNOWLEDGE IS THE KEY TO SUCCESS FOR MODERN ECONOMIES

Economic development, competitiveness and growth in modern economies will be determined by its capacity to acquire knowledge and new technology and to apply both in time for economic growth. In today’s world gaining knowledge will be a significant economic activity and this will build capacity with the developing economies.

CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR IRISH-INDIAN TRADE

The Indian economy is growing at an average 7pc annually for the past 25 years, and a middle class estimated to increase tenfold over the next decade. This growth will continue if India keeps its focus on economic development and able to minimise conflict at western borders.

TRAVEL AND TOURISM

India is a mystical land with huge untapped tourism potential. Himalaya in the north, western ghats, deserts in Rajasthan, gange’s planes of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, Kanyakumari in south and northeast and every region has its uniqueness and flavour –

IRISH-INDIAN RELATIONS: PAST PRESENT AND FUTURE

Excerpt from Mr Kieran Dowling, former Ambassador of Ireland to India (2004-2008) Lecture at Ireland-India Council Mr Patrick Dillon-Malone, Professor Tom Begley, Excellencies, Distinguished guests, IIC Members, Members of the Panel, Ladies and Gentlemen.