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NRI lawyer felicitated in UK

Press Trust of India  |  London 

Prominent NRI lawyer Vijay Goel has been felicitated here on his appointment as the Chairman of Asian Business Association at the Chamber of Commerce.

G P Hinduja, co-chairman Hinduja Group of Companies and Baroness Verma, Britain's Minister of Climate Change and Energy jointly organised a reception last night.

The ceremony was attended by Britain's Minister for Gregory Barker, Lord Gulam Noon, Lord Loomba, Keith Vaz, Chairman of the Home Affairs Committee, Valerie Vaz, MP.

G P Hinduja spoke about the vast potential for increasing trade between the and and the appointment of Goel would help in realising the potential.

Speaking on the occasion, Barker, who returned from his tour on Monday, said, "We (and India) are on track to double our trade from 2010 to 2015 despite economic challenges faced by both countries."

He had a special word of praise for Tata Group for what they had done in reviving the and selling a record number of British made cars in India.

Goel said, "The Asian Business Association is now seen as the most important Forum for Asian Businesses in and is the true reflection of Asian Businesses in the

First Published: Wed, February 12 2014. 15:12 IST