INDIA EMPIRE AWARDS 2010
Looking at the caliber of the Awardees it is clear that a lot of thought went in and we had some very eminent and distinguished people being awarded... it allowed for interaction between awardees... my focus is not just on the connection between the diaspoa and India, but the diaspora and diaspora and this gives us a platform and an opportunity to have that sort of networking done.
-H.E. Pundit Maniedeo Persad
High Commissioner of Trinidad and Tobago
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July, 2010. GYIPS—India Empire Conference, July 3, 2010.