Omar delivers keynote address at Washington DC

KL Report


Omar Abdullah    File Photo
Omar Abdullah File Photo

Former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir and the Working President of J&K National Conference, Omar Abdullah delivered a keynote address at the ‘Kashmir Conclave’ at the historic Georgetown University in Washington DC, USA on Tuesday.

“Hosted by the The IPG, School of Foreign Services Asian Studies Program and the Georgetown-India Dialogue, Omar Abdullah Tuesdayjoined a very select group of Indian political leaders invited to speak at an Ivy League American University,” NC spokesman said in a statement to KNS.

The Keynote address on “Kashmir: Challenges, Prospects and the Way Forward” was delivered at the historic Gaston Hall and was co-presented by Georgetown University School of Foreign Service – Asian Studies Program and the ‘Georgetown India Dialogue’.

Georgetown University is a private research university in Washington, D.C. Founded in 1789, it is the oldest Catholic and Jesuit institution of higher education in the United States. Georgetown’s main campus, located in Washington’s Georgetown neighborhood, is noted for Healy Hall, a National Historic Landmark in the Romanesque revival style. Georgetown’s law school is located on Capitol Hill and Georgetown has auxiliary campuses in Italy, Turkey, and Qatar.

The university has about 7,000 undergraduate and over 10,000 post-graduate students from a wide variety of religious, ethnic, and geographic backgrounds, including 130 foreign countries.[5][8] The university’s most notable alumni are prominent in public life in the United States and abroad. Among them are former U.S. President Bill Clinton, U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia, dozens of U.S. governors and members of Congress, heads of state or government of more than a dozen countries, royalty and diplomats.


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