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Reception of Indian High Commissioner to Canada H.E. Vikas Swarup [Members...

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Hilton Lac-Leamy

3 Boulevard du Casino

The Bacchus Lounge

Gatineau, QC J8Y 6X4

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With utmost pleasure and joy we seek your presence at the welcome reception and interaction with His Excellency, Vikas Swarup, High Commissioner of India in Canada and a renowned author. He joined the Indian Foreign Service in 1986. In his career spanning more than 30 years, he has served in diplomatic assignments in Ankara, Washington DC, Addis Ababa, London, Pretoria and Osaka-Kobe. At Headquarters, Mr. Swarup has served as the Desk Officer for Southern Africa, US & Canada, Director (Pakistan), Director (Nepal and Bhutan) and Director in charge of the Office of the Minister of External Affairs. After serving as Joint Secretary United Nations (Political), he was appointed the official spokesperson of the Ministry of External Affairs in April 2015 in which capacity he was serving till being appointed as the High Commissioner of India to Canada.

Mr. Swarup is also the author of three novels, Q&A, which was adapted as the multiple Oscar-winning film Slumdog Millionaire, Six Suspects, and The Accidental Apprentice. His books have been translated into more than forty international languages.

Who will be in attendance: Members and invited accomplished leaders

Where: The Bacchus Lounge at Hilton Lac-Leamy (Free parking and use the Hotel entrance)

When: July 27th 2017, Registration starts at 6:45 pm

Website: http://www.netipcanada.org/events/networking-event

Cost: $25 for members and new members can sign-up (annual membership will be valid until July 2018, please scroll down to select ticket)

*Light refreshment of hors d'oeuvre appetizer and canapés will be served and included in the price

*Cash Bar Dress Code: Cocktail attire


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