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Strengthening Third World Bonds

Strengthening Third World Bonds

Consequences of Choice "NOW more than ever before the international awareness of man must match with the capacity he has developed in the areas of science and technology," observed Lalit M Thapar, president, ASSOCHAM in his keynote address at the first plenary session. "This awareness" he stressed "must be leavened by a firm faith in the universality of mankind" and that "man will realise himself only in the context of this wider humane personality." There is clearly a lack of understanding that in our interrelated world order, the health of the developing countries influences that of the developed." At the same time, Thapar also observed that the developing countries cannot be absolved of not having "uniformly or consistently made the best use of their limited resources or having availed themselves of the experiences and expertise which foreign capital and technology offer." There are instances where resources were plainly misused or wrong priorities led to their wastage" he added.

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