• Mahatma Gandhi's message that no culture can blossom without people connecting to other cultures was recalled at the UN Alliance of Civilisations Forum which is being attended by world leaders

  • Brazilian Vice President of Brazil Michel Temer, in his address to the inaugural session of the meet, said Gandhi's ideals and vision hold well even today. 

  • Around 2,500 participants representing the world governments and civil society have gathered here to discuss Inter-cultural Dialogue to Boost Development.

  •  India was represented by Minister of State for External Affairs E Ahamad and its Ambassador to Qatar Dheepa Wadhwa