His Excellency Manpreet Vohra Talks

The Diaspora

03-11-2021 • 48分

On festive occasion of Australia's most vibrantly celebrated multicultural festival, the festival of lights celebrated by myriad faiths, today we are delighted to bring to you a special podcast with HE Manpreet Vohra, High Commissioner of India in Australia talks to Akashika Mohla, Founder & Director Wired Global Media & Advisory. The diaspora podcast speaks with political leaders policy makers diplomats researchers and journalists about their lives their journey and their vision and views for the world our guest on this special episode in Australia is the High Commissioner of India in Australia His Excellency, born in Punjab- north of India. His Excellency studied economics and international trade before joining Indian foreign service in 1988. Today as a seasoned diplomat popular for his leadership in international relations, representing was largest democracy India in myriad roles to countries like Pakistan, China, Hong Kong, Afghanistan, Mexico, UK and Australia . He commenced his assignment in Australia in April 2021. His Excellency represents India in Australia, world's largest democracy and also the fastest growing major economies growing. With that is also Australian Indian diaspora which is going to take over Australian Chinese diaspora numbers very soon. This episode is brought to you by Mahindra Australia- Mahindra rise. Mahindra Australia is an Indian foreign direct investment in Australia since 2005 with over 90 dealerships across Australia today. Mahindra is leader and number one tractor manufacturer of the world. Mahindra utes are popular in regional Australia and talking of the future Mahindra has major plans in automotive and agricultural sector Australia is a key focus market to Mahindra. In this candid chinwag with His Excellency even prayed for a we discussed his journey upbringing experiences from conflict zones, cold wars, covering especially a time when a missile landed in his residence during his time in Pakistan. We also talk about why China and Korea have a free trade agreement with Australia and when India and Australia are going to sign it many other topics are discussed particularly on foreign direct investment, defence cooperation, national security, trade commerce and special Diwali festive message to the Indian diaspora and Australian friends.