Counter-terror on C’wealth meet agenda
New Delhi: Law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, who is leaving for the Bahamas on Saturday to attend the Commonwealth law ministers’ meeting, said inclusion of counter-terrorism on the agenda had reaffirmed the international community’s support for India’s stand that violent extremism and radicalisation needed to be countered.
“We will also talk about counter-terrorism measures and flag the issue of insulating information and communications technology means since more and more extremist groups are using online means to recruit people,” he said on Friday. Prasad said the international community was taking note of India’s advocacy for proactive measures to counter terrorism.
Other issues to be discussed at the meet include cyber crime, child marriage and climate change, he said. The meeting will be held from October 16-19 in the Bahamas.