Noida: ICMEI and its complete team presented Patronship to Ashish Saraf the Head of the Mission Republic of Bahamas to India in a grand function at Marwah Studios, Film City Noida.
“We are sure that Indo Bahamas Film And Cultural Forum will progress under the patronship of Ashish Saraf Cosul Republic of Bahamas, he will be our guide and will be able to suggest the best,” said Sandeep Marwah Chair for IBFCF.
Ashish Saraf is a global citizen. After completing his Bachelor of Engineering Degree he was inducted in the family business in Shreeram nagar wherein he learnt the ropes of business under the able leadership of his father Shri R.K. Saraf and his philanthropist mother Smt. Promila Saraf. Whilst working he undertook a programme in Harvard Business School and got a fellowship of the Owner/ President Management Programme in 1996.
Today he is the Managing Director of the 60year old Ferro Alloys Corporation Ltd. He is also the CEO of FACOR Global Pte. Ltd. which is an international trading and firm and undertakes financial advisory services for global investments.
He currently lives between New Delhi, London and Singapore and has the distinction of being the first Indian to hold 2 Diplomatic positions and was the first ever Honorary Consul of the Republic of Maldives from 2002-2005 and then was appointed as the first ever Honorary Consul of The Commonwealth of Bahamas in 2006 and continues to hold the same position till date.
He was also awarded Knight of the Civil Merit Order, which is the highest civilian award, by King Felipe VI of the kingdom of Spain on July 17, 2014 for his endless endeavors in promoting bilateral business between Spain and India.