“India and Japan shares the century old, strong cultural bond with a very robust economic relation. Even during India’s struggle for independence, Japan extended empathy and support to Indian freedom fighters. The long standing strategic associations between business houses from the two countries, have set an example for others nations in the global business arena”. These sentiments were expressed by Japan’s notable intellect, Dr. Tomio Mizokami, in a lecture organised on the Indo-Japanese socio-economic ties, held at Bank of Baroda’s Corporate Centre in Mumbai.
During the course of the talk, Dr. Mizokami elaborated on the various facets, such as the geographical, historical and cultural aspects of the Indo-Japanese relations. The highlight of this program was that the lecture was delivered entirely in the Hindi language by Dr. Mizokami. The program was chaired by Dr. Sunita Yadav, Deputy Director, Rajbhasha Implementation Regional Office (West), Home Ministry.
The inaugural address to the august gathering was presented by Shri. Dinesh Kumar Namdeo, General Manager, Facility Management & Office Administration, along with Deputy General Manager Mr. Joydeep Datta Roy. The program was organized and hosted by Dr. Jawahar Karnavat, Deputy General Manager (Rajbhasha Dept.) and the vote of thanks was delivered by Mr. Punit Kumar Mishra, Chief Manager (Rajbhasha Dept.). This event was graced by the presence of the officials of various Mumbai-based banks, enterprises, representatives of the central government offices as well professors of Mumbai University.