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Black Tie Business Dinner Celebration at Victoria Square

October 23, 2019
Celebration Black Tie Business Dinner: In a separate function in the evening of the Diwali on the Square event at Victoria Square, Birmingham, a celebration black-tie business dinner was organized by the Consulate General of India along with the office of WMCA at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Edgbaston with support from Standard Chartered Bank. The dinner commenced with a networking reception, speeches by High Commissioner of India to the UK, H.E. Mrs Ruchi Ghanashyam, Mayor of the West Midlands Andy Street, The Consul General of India, Dr Aman Puri and Mr. Nash Mithani, Standard Chartered Bank. The High Commissioner Mrs Ruchi Ghanashyam shared her thoughts on the growing ties between India and Midlands. The Mayor of West Midlands Andy Street spoke on the occasion about the initiatives to boost West Midlands – India trade and investment ties. Consul General Dr Aman Puri spoke about the various upcoming projects which the consulate will organise to connect with the British Indian community.The cultural element adding sparkle to the occasion comprised of live performances by the violinist Emily and Shin Parwana from the renowned DCS Band.
The joint effort of the Indian Consulate General in Birmingham and the Mayor of West Midlands' office was yet another successful annual cultural event of Birmingham.