Noida: “It is a long-awaited plan of the Government of Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela to create an association with its Indian counterpart to develop relations through films, arts, culture and media. This is a miracle when an amalgamation of all these was under one roof of ICMEI-International Chamber of Media And Entertainment Industry today,” It was said by H.E. Augusto Montiel, then the Ambassador of Venezuela to India, addressing a large gathering of national and international film, television, media professionals and people from the art and culture fraternity at Marwah studios way back in 2016 while inaugurating the association, recollected Sandeep Marwah while talking to the visiting Counsellor from Embassy of Venezuela.
“Let me extend my heartiest greetings from H.E. Coromoto Goday Calderon Ambassador of Venezuela to India and thank you for all that you have done for Indo Venezuela friendship,” said Alfredo Caldera Cultural Counsellor of Embassy of Venezuela.
Dr. Marwah also briefed him with meetings with Honourable Minister of External Relations H.E. Ms Delcy Redriguez, Minister of Petroleum and President of PDVSA H.E. Eulogio del Pino and Vice Minister for Asia, Middle East and Oceania H.E. Felix Plasencia from Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela who were the guest of honours at New Delhi earlier.
A new chart of forth coming events has been designed to strengthen the relation between the two countries. Dr. Marwah also reminded Alfredo of the scholarship already delivered to the Embassy for the deserving student to study in India at AAFT. Soon a film festival of films from Venezuela will be planned. Sandeep Marwah presented Life Membership of International Film and Television Club of AAFT to Alfredo Caldera.