The 1st Special Course for diplomats from Liberia is being held at the Foreign Service Institute (FSI) of the Ministry of External Affairs of India on 6-18 May 2019. 20 young Protocol Officers from Liberia are participating.
The Special Course was inaugurated at FSI on 6 May 2019. On 5 May, Amb. J.S. Mukul, Dean (FSI) hosted a welcome reception for the Liberian diplomats.
The Special Course would include modules on India’s foreign policy, key international issues, multilateral diplomacy and diplomatic skills. The Liberian diplomats would also get an exposure to India’s economic and technological development and undertake study tours to experience the rich cultural heritage of India. Special emphasis has been given to training in protocol related issues.
India- Liberia relations, going back over six decades, are warm and friendly. Over the years, both the countries have widened the span of their engagements in the political, economic and international peace-keeping arenas.