India is at threshold of a new era of growth and opportunity. This is driven byincreasing economic activity ongoing Make in India initiatives and a demographicallywell-placed aspirational society. At Global Education Limited innovation is thedifference-it's what drives everything we drive from developing products to fosteringsustainability. 2017 was a challenging year but also a period of progress. The continuedtrust and support of our clients and dedication of our employees during this period helpedus to mitigate the impact of our business and financial results. We are in the educationsector with a common motto of making every individual competent equipped and industryready.
We have since refocused our resources on serving our clients driving our strategyforward and implementing the targeted growth initiatives that we have defined to refrainthe trust of our clients shareholders and other stakeholders. We must consistentlydeliver our business objectives. We must also strive to set an example in terms ofcompliance and professional standards. We are therefore emphasizing the culture ofintegrity personnel accountability and compliance.
In addition to our code of conduct which sets out binding ethical values andprofessional standards for all employees world-wide we have introduced a set of businessconduct behavior recently to guide our employees in their daily activities and help toreduce the potential for operational or conduct losses resulting from breaches of ethicalstandards or the failure to identify escalate and resolve problems at an early stage. Weare proud that we have been able to make a positive change in the lives of manyindividuals.
Environmental and social awareness represent another important dimension of ourcorporate responsibilities and we have along incorporated these aspects in our businessand operations. In our client-facing activities we have further expanded our range ofsustainable products and services in response to the growing demand from clients forinvestment that are compatible with their personal values and objectives.
Thank you for taking the time to read our profile and learn about Global EducationLimited. For the last Seven Years Global Education Limited has been investing its time andresources in building its strength of structure Le Foundation. Today Global EducationLimited has come a long way making numerous remarkable contributions. We know that ourcustomers have high expectations from us and we strive never to take our customers forgranted. We are positive that the Company's revenue and Shareholder's value will beenhanced in the coming years.
I along with other Board of Directors and senior staff are very proud of theachievements highlighted in this Annual Report. We invite you to spend time browsingthrough the website to learn more about our motto "Always A Step Ahead" whichcomes to life in our vibrant Global family. On behalf of your Board of Directors I thankyou for your time dedication and interest in Global Education Limited.
Vijay Singh Bapna
Chairman - Board of Directors