The 1st Special Course for diplomats from Mongolia is being held at the Foreign Service Institute (FSI) of the Ministry of External Affairs of India from 28 October – 09 November 2019. 24 Diplomats are participating in the Course.
Amb. J.S. Mukul, Dean (FSI) hosted a welcome reception for the participating diplomats on 28th October 2019.The intensive two-week course would include training modules on various topics covering India’s foreign policy, key international issues, multilateral diplomacy and diplomatic skills. The participants would get an exposure to modern India’s economic and technological developments. They would also undertake study tours to experience the rich cultural heritage of India.
To date, 17 diplomats from Mongolia have participated in FSI training programmes for foreign diplomats.
India and Mongolia enjoy historical and friendly relations. India and Mongolia have interacted through history over a period of 2000 years. Following the emergence of Mongolia as a modern nation state in the 20th century, the two countries have continued to build relations based on shared historical and cultural legacy. FSI signed an MoU with Mongolia on 17th May 2015. The special course will further increase mutual understanding and strengthen India-Mongolia relations.