ICCR on Tuesday announced that India will hold Global Buddhist Conference (GBC) from 19-20 Nov this year. Eminent scholars from prominent Buddhist universities/institutions in India and abroad will participate in GBC. 

To honour the contribution for the promotion of Buddhist studies internationally, ICCR instituted the "Award for Promotion of Buddhist Studies". The step has been taken as a bid to "cement ties with those who are into Buddhism".

    

India to hold Global Buddhist Conference on November 19-20

WHAT?

 President of the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) Dr Vinay Sahasrabudhe on Tuesday announced that India will hold Global Buddhist Conference (GBC) in November this year, as a bid to "cement ties with those who are into Buddhism".

WHERE?

First conference is happening on November 19-20 at Navalanda Mahavihara.

In run-up to the GBC, four regional conferences in India (Telangana, Sarnath, Gangtok and Dharamshala) and abroad (Japan, South Korea, Thailand and Cambodia) will be organised.

WHO?

The conference will be organised under the overall framework of the flagship event of the Ministry of Tourism. 

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To honour the contribution for the
promotion of Buddhist studies internationally, ICCR instituted the "Award for Promotion of Buddhist Studies".