President of Republic of Korea honours Mr. Venu Srinivasan
Mr. Venu Srinivasan, Honorary Consul General of
the Republic of Korea, Chennai and Chairman, TVS Motor Company was today
felicitated by the President of the Republic of Korea, His Excellency Lee
Myung-bak with a distinguished civilian honour 'Order of Diplomatic Service
Merit' in recognition of his valuable contribution in promoting Korea-India
bilateral relations. This award is conferred for meritorious service to the
extension of national prestige overseas and to the promotion of friendship
with other nations.
President of the Republic of Korea, His Excellency Lee Myung-bak with Mr. Venu Srinivasan, Chairman, TVS Motor Company post investiture ceremony.
The 'Order of Diplomatic Service Merit' was bestowed on Mr. Srinivasan for
his persistence, hard work and focused efforts in promoting inter-cultural
dialogue by facilitating and accomplishing consistent programmes that drew
on the rich traditions of both India and Korea. This has also enhanced
relations between the two countries, manifested in the increased
understanding and strengthened friendships among our two great cultures.
The award was conferred on Mr. Venu Srinivasan during the visit of the
President of Korea to Hyundai Motor Company in Chennai, who is on a State
visit to India and will also be the Chief Guest at the Republic Day Parade
in New Delhi this year.
Mr. Venu Srinivasan, who is also the current President of CII has earlier
been conferred with several honours including, Doctor of Science, University
of Warwick, JRD Tata Corporate Leadership Award by All India Management
Association (AIMA) and Doctor of Science, IIT, Kharagpur.