Date: Jan 21, 2022
ORF-NMF-KAS Symposium | Potential for Indo-European/German Cooperation in the Indo-Pacific

To mark the arrival of the German Frigate Bayern in Mumbai as a symbol of European and Germany’s pivot towards the Indo-Pacific, the Observer Research Foundation, the National Maritime Foundation and the India Office of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung are organising this virtual symposium.


4:00 p.m. | Welcome Remarks | Samir Saran

4:05 p.m. | Introductory Remarks | Peter Rimmele

4:10 p.m. | Address | H.E. Tobias Lindner

4:15 p.m. | Message | H.E. Harsh Vardhan Shringla

4:20 p.m. In Conversation | H.E. Petra Sigmund | Moderated by C. Raja Mohan

4:35 p.m. Greetings from H.E. Walter J. Lindner

4:40 p.m. | Panel Discussion | Roderich Kiesewetter, Priyanka Chaturvedi, H.E. Ugo Astuto, H.E. Emmanuel Lenain | Moderated by Vice Admiral (retd.) Pradeep Chauhan

5:10 p.m. | Open Discussion

5:30 p.m. | Vote of Thanks | Captain Sarabjeet Singh Parmar