Ludhiana, May 8, 2013: For the first time, India day will be celebrated during China Print 2013, Indian National Flag will be unfurled with the sound of National Anthem in Beijing (China) on May 16 this year, said Kamal Chopra, General Secretary OPA.
India Day is being celebrated by the North India Printers’ Association in collaboration with the Printing and Printing Equipment Industries Association of China (PEIAC) and China Print Show Company Ltd. (CPSC).
Dr. B Bala Bhaskar, Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of India in Beijing will be the Chief Guest on the occasion.
The ceremony will also be addressed by Govind Bhargava, President All India Federation of Master Printers (AIFMP) and K S Khurana, President Indian Printing, Packaging and Allied Machinery Manufacturers Association (IPAMA), Chopra informed.
Chopra was speaking during the meeting of China Print Delegation meet at the office of OPA at South City Ludhiana.
It is worth mentioning that a 46 member delegation under the banner of Offset Printers Association (OPA) is leaving for Beijing on May 13 to visit China Print 2013 with the support of Ministry of MSME, Government of India under International Cooperation Scheme.
Speaking on the special sendoff meting for the China Print delegation, Parveen Aggarwal, President OPA said, China Print is one of the biggest trade shows of the world devoted to the Printing and Packaging sector. Spread over 160,000 meters, the show is likely to be visited by 180,000 visitors from more than 128 countries. The OPA delegation is the largest delegation from any country Aggarwal informed.
Aggarwal also released, the directory of OPA delegation visiting China Print 2013, a special booklet giving overview of Printing and Packaging industry of India was also released on the occasion. This booklet, Aggarwal said will be distributed during India Day celebrations. Wishing good luck to the delegation, Aggarwal said, exhibitions and trade shows are always eye openers, to know and understand the latest developments of the trade and Industry. He thanked the ministry of MSME for supporting the visit of OPA delegation; he especially mentioned the name of S S Dhillon, Director MSME DI Ludhiana for his devotion for the upliftment of trade and industry of Punjab.
Speaking on the occasion, Sh. Joginder Singh, Vice President (NORTH) All India Federation of Master Printers congratulated OPA for these efforts and said we are fortunate that OPA is serving for the cause of printing and packaging industry of the region.
OP Mahajan (Senior Vice President, Jalandhar Printers Association), Kushl Kumar Jain, Sanjay Gandhi both Vice Presidents of OPA, Parvesh Jagga, Nitin Sharma, Hansraj Chopra, Sukesh Bhardwaj, Harvinder Singh also joined the meeting.