Noida: ICMEI- International Chamber o Media And Entertainment Industry in association with Embassy of Panama in India launched first ever Indo Panama Film And Cultural Forum to develop and promote better relation between two countries.
A poster projecting colorful flags of India and Panama was released by H.E. Ricardo A Berna Charge d’ Affaires of Embassy of Panama in India to launch the new forum which was followed by signing of the MOU between the two.
Today is a very auspicious day for us as we could launch first ever association between two countries which will directly deal with the embassy and people of Panama to promote Indian arts in Panama and Panama culture in India,” said H.E. Ricardo A Berna Charge d’ Affaires of Embassy of Panama to India.
“We have planned many events and occasions where we are going to highlight our relations with Panama. We are going to cover Print, Radio, Television, New Media, Films, Tourism and Hospitality, Environment, Fashion & Design, Skill Development, Solar energy and Peace issues,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah President of ICMEI.
“To stat with We have already planned a scholarship for the deserving student from Panama for three months course in film making at AAFT, which will be handed over to Embassy in due course of time,” added Marwah.
“Joining hands with ICMEI is the best part of the year ending 2018. We are sure we will start with ample activities in the coming year,” said Fauzia Bakshi the coordinator of Embassy of Panama in India.
“I am happy to learn that ICMEI has department of Performing arts and we are going to be part of their event very soon,” said Fidel Dely Murillo renowned drummer and musician from Panama while appreciating the launching of the forum.
The President of Marwah Studios Dr. Sandeep Marwah was nominated and appointed Honorary Chairperson of this forum by the Charge d’ Affariers and on the other hand Dr. Sandeep Marwah presented Patron ship of Indo Panama Film And Cultural Forum to H.E. Ricardo A Berna Charged’Affaires.
Secretary General ICME Ashok Tyagi spoke about ICMEI and Amir Abdullah paid vote of thanks. Many filmmakers, journalists and large number of media professionals, attended the event.