The Centre for Indo Canadian Studies and colleagues of the CICS were pleased to welcome the newly appointed Consul General of Canada in Chandigarh, Dr. Rajani Alexander on May 29th. Dr. Alexander visited the CICS for a morning meeting with community leaders, students and UFV colleagues including UFV President and Vice-Chancellor Dr. Mark Evered. The morning discussions allowed for an an opportunity to discuss our presence in India and the opportunities for further collaborations between UFV and the northern region of India. Dr Alexander presented a robust and vibrant pulse on the north of India and the opportunities that exist with our partners.
Dr. Mark Evered presented Dr. Alexander with a gift from UFV before she continued her morning by touring the Sikh Heritage Museum located at the 102 year old National Historic Site Gur Sikh Temple and ended her morning by visiting a local blueberry farming operation.
The CICS and UFV look forward to our continued partnership with the Consul General of Canada in Chandigarh.