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education Updated: Dec 22, 2010 09:19 IST
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FMS annual convention
The Faculty of Management Studies (FMS), Delhi hosted its 35th Annual Convention at the Sheraton, Saket, New Delhi. The convention began with the lighting of the lamp followed by a welcome address by the Dean Professor Kuriakose Mamkoottam.

The theme of the Convention was “Changing Paradigms” and was divided into two sessions. The theme of the first session was “India versus China – the race of the century.”

Global leaders from various countries and organisations graced the convention and enlightened the audience with their thoughts and perspectives on the topic.

Shivnath Thukral, Group President, Essar Group opened the debate by talking of China as a growing power. Ronnie Chan, Chairman, HangLung Properties Ltd, Hong Kong, said that the world assumes that China desires to be a super-power but this very assumption is questionable. Samir Kapoor, CEO, NDTV spoke on how economic prosperity along with freedom was what was desired. Others who spoke on the occasion included Ameer Dossal, Special Representative of the Secretary General, UN.

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