The business delegation accompanying Prime Minister John Key to his state visit to India has signed first Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in the education sector with the Indian business representatives in New Delhi.
Education, along with IT and manufacturing was among the top three agendas marked for cooperation between the two countries. The New Zealand’s business delegation was represented by INZBC representatives Bhav Dhillon and Wenceslaus Anthony along with Jenn Bestwick Chair of ARA Christchurch and Chris Gosling CEO of Whitiriea Weltec.
The MoU was signed to organize an Edutech summit in Auckland next year 2017 along with taking other initiatives to enhance cooperation in education sector between both the countries.
Mr Anthony said that the INZBC-FICCI partnership will deliver a high quality ‘Edutech Summit’ that will be useful for the education and training sectors. “We will shortly commence work on the Summit including choice of keynote speakers, panelists for discussions and promotional activities,” he said.
He was accompanied by INZBC Treasurer Bhav Dhillon and Executive Committee Member Jacob Mannothra. A while later, the three INZBC officials met Dr Anup Wadhawan, Additional Secretary, Commerce & Industry Ministry and Lead Negotiator on Free Trade Agreements and other officials.
Indian New Zealand Business Council (INZBC) has Chapters in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch with the fourth scheduled to be established shortly in Hamilton to serve the Waikato region, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) to organise fourth edition of its annual flagship summit.
"We also signed a MoU with the Association of Chambers of Commerce for ongoing partnership on a number of programmes,” Mr Anthony said.