On 31st August 2016, BLBA held its 17th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of ‘Trust’ and the 1st Annual General Meeting of ‘Company’ at India International Centre, New Delhi.

The meeting took place in the presence of the Ambassador of Belgium HE Jan Luykx. The Deputy Head of Mission from the embassy of Luxembourg Ms Laure Huberty and Deputy Head from the embassy of Belgium Mr Stijn Mols also graced the occasion with their presence. The presence of embassy’s commercial counsellors was also observed during the meeting.

The meeting was opened by the welcome address from the ambassador with his appreciative and positive remarks on the workings of BLBA.  It was followed by the presentation of annual report by the President of BLBA, Mr Rajiv Dhawan. He gave an exhaustive overview of the past events, future events and the roadmap for BLBA. He also mentioned of securing 70+ memberships to BLBA.

It was then followed by the presentation of the financial report by the Treasurer of BLBA, Mr. Prakash Bhandari. Accounts for members approval was proposed by Mr. Prakash Bhandari, seconded by Mr. Ravi Singhania approved unanimously by the members present.  An announcement regarding the unanimous passage of accounts was made by Mr. Amit Mittal, Director BLBA.

A resolution related to the re appointment of the Treasurer was passed. Mr. Prakash Bhandari earlier in May this year expressed his unwillingness to continue his position as the Director and Treasurer of BLBA. A resolution related to the same was passed and he will continue to hold the position of Director and Treasurer of Belgium Luxembourg Business Association as the board members and president requested him and he agreed to do that to common approval.

The vote of thanks was presented by Mr Amit Mittal and all the guests were invited for the networking reception and dinner.