As you know, the High Commissioner of India Mr Navdeep Suri has been assigned another important task by the Government of India and will be departing Australia leaving an exceptional impression among the communities and diplomatic circles.
FINACT Member associations’ delegates and distinguished community leaders bid a very sentimental farewell to His Excellency Mr Suri on Thursday 17 November 2016.
A number of guests attended the event including but not limited to the Deputy High Commissioner of India, Shri Ajay Kumar, Kanti Jinna (President of Royal Commonwealth Society), Nanette Bak and Sam Holden of Konica Minolta (Sponsor), Benjamin Pamu and Samantha Walker of Westpac (Tournament Cup Sponsor), the Hon Elizabeth kikkert MLA, Shadow Minister for Multicultural Affairs in ACT, and finally the Hon Mike Kelly MP from Eden Monaro. On the occasion everyone acknowledged and remembered Mr Suri as an outstanding diplomat who worked extremely well in the interest of better Australia-India relations.
The farewell programme followed by pre-final dinner party and both the finalist team members and event sponsors were introduced to the guests.