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Ambassador addresses lawrence school students on global mega trends
9/23/2017 10:39:43 PM
Early Times Report

Jammu, Sept 23: Ambassador Dr. Deepak Vohra, Special advisor to the Prime Minister Lesotho & Guinea-Bissau, Special Advisor Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Councils Leh& Kargil today presented a power point presentation to the senior students of Lawrence Public School. The students of Lawrence Public School gave a ceremonial welcome to Ambassador Dr. Deepak Vohra who was accompanied by Wg Cdr M.M Joshi, Chairman Lawrence Public School & Shakuntla Joshi, Founder Principal Lawrence Public School. The program began with the lighting of the traditional lamp by Ambassador Dr. Deepak Vohra, Wg Cdr M.M Joshi, Shakuntla Joshi, Ex-students Arjun Gandotra & Tarun Gandotra. The topic of the presentation was Global Mega Trends - how do we see our world in next 30 years. Ambassador Dr. Vohra in his presentation said, "India, China and Russia were emerging as political, economic, social, technological and military powers in the Asia-Pacific region. Asia has crossed ageing North America and Europe combined in terms of global power based upon GDP, population size, military spending and technological investment. He said the Indian youth was outcompeting others across the globe". In his key note address he stated that the median age in India is 27 years & by the year 2020 India will be the largest youth nation. He stressed that the youth are the present & future of a nation. He inspired & guided the students to think of the nation first & develop skills keeping in mind the Global Mega Trends in the interactive question & answer session followed by the presentation. On this occasion Ambassador Deepak Vohra also felicitated two ex-students of Lawrence Public School, Arjun Gandotra & Tarun Gandotra who had recently participated in World Roller Games 2017 held at Nanjing, China as members of Team India (Hockey Inline Hockey Team). In the end Shivani Joshi Headmistress of Lawrence Public School while thanking the guests said that time has come when we have to address the global mega trends which are critical to sustain the success and growth in India. She thanked Ambassador Deepak Vohra for selecting Lawrence Public School students for this interactive session & making them aware about the Global Mega Trends.
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