New Delhi/Noida, 22nd February 2023: Marking the occasion of 105th Independence Day of the Republic of Estonia and 10th Anniversary of the Estonia Embassy in India, Dr. GSK Velu, Serial Healthcare Entrepreneur and Honorary Consul to the Republic of Estonia in India was honored with the prestigious “Order with Merit” Award for his contribution in Estonia. Dr. GSK Velu comes in with a respected and recognized background and spearheads the Honorary Consul jurisdiction states of Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.
The award was handed over by H.E. Ms. Katrin Kivi, Ambassador of the Republic of Estonia in India, and Ms. Meenakshi Lekhi, Hon’ble Minister of State for External Affairs and Culture, Government of India, in a ceremony that was held in Delhi. The ceremony was graced by distinguished diplomats, delegates from India, Estonia, and various other countries.
Speaking at the award ceremony, Dr GSK Velu, Chairman & Managing Director, Trivitron Healthcare, Neuberg Diagnostics, said, “It is an honor for me to be bestowed with the prestigious “Order of Merit” award on such a remarkable day. I would like to extend my gratitude to Mr. Alar Karis, Hon’ble President of the Republic of Estonia; Mr. Urmas Reinsalu, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Estonia; H.E. Ms. Katrin Kivi, Ambassador of the Republic of Estonia in India, for presenting me this honour and Ms. Meenakshi Lekhi, Hon’ble Minister of State for External Affairs and Culture, Government of India, for gracing the occasion with her presence. With this honorary respect, I look forward to further strengthen the bonds of friendship and cooperation between Estonia and India and boost their economic development.”