Noida: On January 11 2019, Indo Sudan Cultural Forum of ICMEI (International Chamber of Media and Entertainment Industry) saw a visit from the Ambassador of Sudan to India, H.E. Osman Mohammed Elbasher Mohammed to Marwah Studios at Noida Film City.
The Indo Sudan Cultural Forum was founded in 2002 when H.E. Abdalmahmood Abdalhaleem, the then Ambassador of Sudan to India inaugurated the forum and appointed the chairman Dr. Sandeep Marwah. Since then, Sudan representatives have been welcomed by ICMEI at various events including Global Media and Entertainment Summit, Global Tourism Summit, Global Leadership Summit, Global Skill Development Summit, Global Film Festival, Global Festival of Journalism, Global Literary Festival and Global Fashion Week.
“In a span of all these years Marwah Studios the promoting body entertained many students from Sudan in film and television courses. We have been receiving delegates from Sudan in our every international summit. They have been representing different government and private departments of Sudan,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah President of ICMEI.
“I am amazed to see the work, which ICMEI has done in a short period of time. The capability and capacity of Cultural diplomacy of ICMEI is beyond words. I am honoured to be here,” said H.E. Osman Mohammed Elbasher Mohammed.
Dr. Marwah went on to recall meetings with some of the important people from Ghana including Rev. Filotheos FaragProto Priest, Hafiz Abdelrahman Omer, Yousif Ibrahim Ahmed, Alaeldin Elamin Jaha Elamin and many others. Following which he signed an MOU and offered scholarships to deserving studenst from Sudan, a film festival of Sudanese movies, a radio program, a television program and many other facilities.
Later Dr. Marwah honoured H.E. Osman Mohammed with Patronship of Indo Sudan Cultural Forum. He also honoured by H.E. Osman Mohammed for his dedicated services to Indo Sudan relations.