Noida: The GOPIO (Global Organization of People of Indian Origin) annual convention was held in Varanasi at Hotel Taj.
“Entire Varanasi has been revitalised, as this time the Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas has been held here and Prime Minister Narendra Modi is coming to meet and address NRIs. More than 7000 NRI have enrolled for the occasion. We have likewise chosen to honour some NRIs who have done extraordinarily well as well as some residents who have bolstered the efforts of NRIs”, said Dr. Thomas Abraham (GOPIO Chairman).
“We invite Dr. Sandeep Marwah to the Board of GOPIO as we are certain that his essence will bring new colours and new sort of support to the organisation”, added Dr. Thomas Abraham. Alongside was present Minister of State General V.K.Singh (Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India) and Minister of State Independent Charge K.J. Alphons (Ministry of Tourism, Government of India).
“Sandeep Marwah is known to governments of many nations and has been representing India to over 50 nations as cultural ambassador. The title given to him as Global Cultural Minister is genuinely appropriate”, said Sunny Kathulia (President of GOPIO).
“I am thankful to the executive committee for assigning me on the board. I assure you that the love and warmth you have extended out to me will never go waste”, said Dr. Sandeep Marwah (President of Marwah Studios).
The meeting was attended by MLA Varanasi, Kanwaljit Singh Bakshi MP, Minister Raj K. Purohit and Aumsensingh (Omie) Singh MP, Veena Khosla, Parsram Punj, Dr. Indrani Rampersad, K.V. Shamsudheen and Dr. Deepak Kant Vyas.