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Indian Embassy: India-Thailand Business Meet on Gems & Jewellery Sector

October 28, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Embassy of India, Bangkok in association with the Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) of India is organizing ‘India-Thailand Business Meet on Gems & Jewellery Sector’ through video conference on Thursday 28 October, 2021 from 1500 hrs onward (Bangkok Time).

The proposed business meet will provide an opportunity to the Business representative from both sides to establish linkages and explore ways to further enhance trade in Gems & Jewellery Sector between the two countries.  The tentative programme of the virtual business meet is as under:

Time (Bangkok) Program
14.45 – 15.00 hrs Open Virtual Meeting Platform
15.00 – 15.05 hrs Welcome remarks by Mr. Sabyasachi Ray, Executive Director, GJEPC, India
15.05 – 15.15 hrs

Address by H.E. Mrs. Suchitra Durai, Ambassador of India to Thailand

15.15 – 15.25 hrs

Address by Mr. Suresh Kumar, Joint Secretary, MOCI on the ‘India Global Connect Initiative’

15.25 – 15.30 hrs

Address by Director General, Department of International Trade Promotion, Ministry of Commerce of Thailand – tbc

15.30 – 15.35 hrs

Presentation by Mr. Colin Shah, Chairman, GJEPC on ‘India-Thailand Gem & Jewellery Trade’

15.35 – 16.35 hrs

Introduction of Panelist & Context Setting by Moderator Mr. Sabyasachi Ray, Executive Director, GJEPC (maximum 5 minutes each)

  1. Mr. Sumed Prasongpongchai, Director, The Gem and Jewelry Institute of Thailand – tbc

  2. Ms. Porntiva Niparin, President, Thai Gem & Jewelry Traders Association -tbc

  3. Mr. Somchai Phornchindarak, President, The Gems & Jewelry and Precious Metal Confederation of Thailand -tbc

  4. Mr. Ashok Jhaveri, President, Indian Thai Diamond and Color Stone Association -tbc

  5. Mr. Prida Tiasuwan, Chairman, Pranda Group

  6. Mr. Neeraj Jain, Sales Head, K.G.K. Diamonds Co., Ltd – tbc

*Speakers from India to be decided by GJEPC, India

16.35 – 16.45 hrs Q & A session
16.45 – 16.50 hrs

Concluding Remarks by Mr. Sabyasachi Ray, Executive Director, GJEPC, India

16.50 hrs

Vote of thanks by Mr. Mansukh Kothari, Convener Events

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October 28, 2021
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm