Shangri-La Dialogue cancelled due to pandemic

Next month’s Shangri-La Dialogue has also been cancelled, three days after the cancellation of the World Economic Forum’s special meeting, The Business Times reported.

The Shangri-La Dialogue was supposed to have been attended in-person by a wide range of top military officials and diplomats from Asia, North America, the Middle East and Europe.

The Shangri-La dialogue joins the list of event cancellations; Shangri-La Singapore pictured

Organiser International Institute for Strategic Studies (ISS) indicated in a statement that the cancellation was due to the rise of new Covid variants globally.

The ISS Shangri-La Dialogue is expected to make a return in the middle of next year.

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