New Delhi: “I appreciate your efforts and interest in developing and promoting relations between India and Sudan. It is worth praising that you have been maintained the Centre from last nineteen years and ample activities have taken place under your leadership,” said Musab Ismail Charge d’ Affaires of Embassy of Sudan in India on the visit of Dr. Sandeep Marwah to Embassy of Sudan here in New Delhi.
Dr. Sandeep Marwah President of ICMEI, the Chair for Indo Sudan Film and Cultural Forum, was presented with an appreciation by the Charge d’ Affaires in a small ceremony at the Embassy for his untiring contribution to Indo Sudan Relations.
“We are trying our best to showcase the best to the World that India and Sudan both have wonderful relations. Indo Sudan Film & Cultural Forum is the window for showcase,” said Dr. Marwah. Film and Cultural Forum was created way back in 2002 under the leadership of H.E. Abdalmahmood Abdalhaleem, then the Ambassador of Sudan to India and nominated Sandeep Marwah, President of Marwah Studios as the Chair for this organisation. A 18 member folk art music and dance troupe from Sudan visited India in March 2002 and a special show was arranged at Marwah Studios.
Indo Sudan Film and Cultural Forum has been involved with all the 14 editions of Global Film Festival, 10 editions of Global Festival of Journalism, 5 editions of Global Fashion Week, 7 editions of Global Literary Festival and 14 editions of International Festival of Cellphone Cinema all this time.
Delegated from Sudan have been coming and attending different Summits under Indo Sudan Film and Cultural Forum organised by ICMEI including Global Peace Summit, Global Media and Entertainment Summit, Global Fashion Summit, Global Leaders Summit, Global Education Summit, Global Cultural Summit, Global Management Summit, Global Tourism Summit, International Youth Day, and many more. Marwah has been honoured by Fabouls Times for promoting Indo African Relations. Dr. Marwah also Chair for African Students Association of India.
The Forum got reactivated with the visit of Osman Mohammed Elbasher then the Charge d’ Affaires of Sudan in India. Recently, a fashion show was well received during Global Fashion Week on Sudan Designs briefed Rajiv Mathur Director ICMEI.