January 2018 \ Diaspora News \ Indian Political Diaspora
PIO Parliamentarians Meet

The Parliamentarians of Indian Origin should help build economic, people-to-people and strategic connections that will be of benefit...

Present in the conference, Mr Satish Mahana, Cabinet Minister for Industrial development in UP Government, said, “As the largest populated state in India, we are building new industrial policies that can attract innovative industries and investments into our state. Under the dynamic leadership of Mr Narendra Modi and UP CM Mr Adityanath Yogi, we are in a position to encourage the spirit of entrepreneurship in Uttar Pradesh. I am delighted to be part of a forum that echoes the same spirit of economic and cultural growth.”

Striking a celebratory note, Mr. Karan Bilimoria, House of Lords, London, and an eminent PIO Parliamentarian stated, “To have the president of India speak at a forum with over hundred PIO parliamentarians from around the world is wonderful. His message on the potential of Diaspora came out very clear. It is with a mutual sense of pride that we approach this engagement. We hope that this partnership is a powerful enabler for times to come.”

On a similar note Mr. Kanwaljit Bakshi, an esteemed PIO Parliamentarian, and MP, National Party of New Zealand said, “It is delightful to be part of an event that seeks to strengthen ties between India and its Diaspora. It is great to know that our Indian brothers and sisters earned a place for themselves in the economic and political spheres of their host countries. We should make the most of these achievements through constant interaction and work towards mutual respect and cooperation.”