gfiles magazine

October 23, 2013

Slovenia: Heritage of camaraderie

bilateral diary
Slovenia: Heritage of camaraderie
The role played by parliamentary delegations in building bridges of understanding between nations often goes unnoticed and unacknowledged since it is difficult to measure in pecuniary terms the impact of these goodwill visits on bilateral trade, commerce, culture and politics
By Devender Singh
GIRDLED by the Adriatic Sea, Italy, Austria, Hungary and Croatia, Slovenia is a small nascent republic, carved out of the erstwhile Yugoslavia in 1991. Its riveting scenic landscape – the Alps, rills and rivulets, lakes, caves and castles – served as an ideal retreat for Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru in the formative days of the Non-Aligned Movement. He confabulated and conferred with Marshal Joseph Broz Tito here, which today is one of the five republics after the disintegration of Yugoslavia. Read More..

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