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Kanwaljit Singh Bakshi honoured with Pravasi Bhartiya Award
14 Jan 2015
List MP, Kanwaljit Singh Bakshi is honoured to receive the prestigious Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award. The award was presented to Mr Bakshi by Indian Vice President, Hon’ble Shri M Hamid Ansari
The award recognises exceptional and meritorious contributions by recipients in their chosen field. Recipients are chosen by the India’s Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs and presented with the awards on India’s non-resident Indian Day, Pravasi Bharatiya Divas.
“It is a great honour to receive the prestigious Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award. In accepting this award, I would like to acknowledge the contribution of all New Zealanders of Indian origin to Kiwi culture, communities, and the economy,” Mr Bakshi said.
“As the first Indian-born New Zealander to receive this award, I am deeply humbled and thankful for all the support I have received.
MP Bakshi has been awarded the Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award for his services to the community in New Zealand and for building a positive profile of people of Indian origin in New Zealand and the South Pacific.
INZBC Chair, Sunil Kaushal congratulated Mr. Bakshi on getting this well deserved honour and said that Mr. Bakshi has been a very important contributor in the good diplomatic relations between India & New Zealand.
Earlier recipients of the Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award from New Zealand include Sir Anand Satyanand and Judge Ajit Swaran Singh.
Among the other awardees this year, one of other big names was also of Satya Nadella, CEO, Microsoft Corporation.