DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 20, 21 July 2015
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1. INDIA, MYANMAR ISSUED JOINT STATEMENT ON BILATERAL CO-OPERATION:
i. India and Myanmar have issued joint statement on bilateral co-operation at Joint consultative Commission (JCC) in New Delhi.
ii. The JCC meeting was co-chaired by the External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and the Foreign Minister of Myanmar U Wunna Maung Lwin.
iii. The Second JCC meeting is scheduled to be held in Myanmar in 2016.
2. PRASHANT PATHRABE BECOMES AS INTERIM DIRECTOR OF FILM AND TELEVISION INSTITUTE OF INDIA:
i. Prashant Pathrabe appointed as Interim Director of Film and Television Institute of India.
ii. Prashant Pathrabe succeeded incumbent Director D J Narain
iii. Prashant Pathrabe is Maharashtra-based senior Indian Information Sevice (IIS) officer of 1992 batch.
3. NELSON MANDELA INTERNATIONAL DAY OBSERVED ON 18TH JULY:
i. Nelson Mandela International Day was observed on 18th July 2015 across the world.
ii. The objective of the Mandela Day is to inspire individuals to take action to help change the world for the better.
iii. For the first time the day was celebrated on 18th July 2010 as per a UN General Assembly resolution of November 2009.
4. FIRST ‘AAM AADMI CLINIC’ AT PEERAGARHI RELEIF CAMP:
i. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on 19th July, 2015 inaugurated the first ‘Aam Aadmi Clinic’ at Peeragarhi Relief Camp.
ii. The Clinic is aimed at providing better medical facility to the weaker section.