The Australia India Business Council Ltd NSW Chapter held an official farewell for the Consul General of India, Sydney, Mr B.Vanlalvawna and Dr. Rosy L. Khuma on 22 January 2019 at NIB premises 1 Farrer Place, Sydney.
The popularity and the respect for the Consul General was evident in the turnout of industry leaders, government and media representatives, AIBC members and guests.
Barbara Ward, AIBC NSW President welcomed guests and acknowledged the close working relationship and continuous support AIBC received from the Consul General during his tenure in Sydney. She appreciated the ready advice provided by him, whenever needed by the AIBC or herself.
Other VIP speakers included Sheba Nandkeolyar, Past AIBC National Chair, Neville Roach AO and Rohit Pathak, Chairman NASSCOM Australia. All of them highlighted the Consul General’s dedication to promoting trade, investment and business between Australia and India.
Mr. Vanlalvawna spoke about the AIBC’s professionalism and systems in place to take forward the bilateral relationship to its next level. He praised the achievements of AIBC industry Chapters mentioning the Women in Business and Education Chapters and appreciated that AIBC had brought forward the AIBC Apprenticeship Program launch date, so that he could officially launch it.
Dr Partha Mukherjee AIBC Education Chapter Chair, spoke about the Inaugural AIBC Internship Program for Indian international students in Australia. An audio visual presentation explained how the program worked and the benefits to both organisations and students.
Pallavi Sinha, AIBC NSW Vice President gave the official Vote of Thanks.
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