Geopolitical Rationale of India–Armenia Relations

Geopolitical Rationale of India–Armenia Relations

Usanas Foundation and Applied Policy Research Institute of Armenia (APRI Armenia) are organizing a panel discussion titled "Geopolitical Rationale of India–Armenia Relations" on Thursday, February 8 at 3:00 am PDT/6:00 am EDT/12:00 pm CET/3:00 pm Yerevan/4:30 pm IST. The panel discussion will feature a distinguished group of experts, including

Opening remarks: 

  • Dr. Abhinav Pandya, Founder and CEO, Usanas Foundation 
  • H.E. Nilakshi Saha Sinha, Indian Ambassador to Armenia


  • Former Indian Ambassador to the Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Dr. Benyamin Poghosyan, Senior Research Fellow, APRI Armenia; Former Head of the Institute for National Strategic Studies, National Defense Research University in Armenia
  • Yeghia Tashjian, Political Analyst; International Affairs Cluster Coordinator, Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy in Beirut
  • Dr. Gulshan Sachdeva, Professor and Jean Monnet Chair, Centre for European Studies, JNU 

Moderated by Nvard Chalikyan, Research Fellow, APRI Armenia

The purpose of this event is to discuss the strategic underpinnings of India’s engagement with Armenia. It will touch upon the geopolitical importance, current dynamics, and future prospects of India–Armenia relations.