Launch of CAAYE Summit report in Chandigarh, India

6 Feb 2014, Chandigarh, India: Commonwealth Asia Alliance of Young Entrepreneur (CAAYE) Summit – 2013 event report was released by Ms.Katherine Ellis, Director – Youth Affairs, Commonwealth Secretariat, London on 6th February 2014 at Chandigarh, India during the Regional Senior Officials meeting.

 The Commonwealth Asia Alliance of Young Entrepreneurs – CAAYE, is the premier network of young entrepreneurs in Commonwealth Asia member countries and the organizations that support them.  CAAYE representatives and young entrepreneurs from the region came together in Colombo, Sri Lanka, last November for the 2nd CAAYE Summit with the theme “Profit with Purpose”, held in conjunction with CHOGM in Colombo.

The Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Sri Lanka (FCCISL), the most represented private sector apex body of Regional Chambers and National Institutes, hosted the CAAYE’s flagship ‘Young Entrepreneur Summit 2013’, supported by the Commonwealth Secretariat, London.

The CAAYE Summit report was presented by Mr. Nalin Attygalle, Secretary General / CEO of FCCISL and Mr. K.Vinopavan – Country Representative of CAAYE for Sri Lanka to Ms. Katherine Ellis, in the presence of Mr. Aminul Islam Khan, Acting Regional Director of CYP Asia Centre; Ms. Nurul-Huda Mohamed Afandi,   President of CAAYE; Dr. Rahul Mirchandani, Founder President of CAAYE and fellow country representatives.

The Senior Officials Meeting also provided the platform for CAAYE representatives to meet and network with officials from Ministry of Youth, government agencies and civil society members from Sri Lanka, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Brunei, Singapore, Malaysia and Maldives.

 

Caption: CAAYE Summit, Colombo 2013 report release

Launch of CAAYE Summit

Launch of CAAYE Summit

Left to Right:

Ms. Shazia Bakshi – Founding Chair of CII’s Young Indians Srinagar Chapter

Mr. K.Vinopavan – Country Representative of CAAYE for Sri Lanka

Ms. Nurul-Huda Mohamed Afandi – President-CAAYE

Mr. Aminul Islam Khan, Acting Regional Director of CYP Asia Centre

Ms. Katherine Ellis – Director – Youth Affairs, Commonwealth Secretariat, London

Mr. Nalin Attygalle, Secretary General / CEO of FCCISL

Dr. Navita Mahajan – Moderator, CAAYE Leadership Assembly

Dr.Rahul Mirchandani – Founder President – CAAYE

Launch of CAAYE Summit

Official Group photograph of Senior Officials Meeting of CYP Asia Centre, held in Chandigarh, India.