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European Business Group and British Business Group Organized 'Dateline Delhi' 2016

European Business Group and British Business Group Organized 'Dateline Delhi' 2016

NEW DELHI, September 9, 2016/PRNewswire/ -

The European Business Group (EBG) and the British Business Group (BBG) recently organized a panel discussion 'Dateline Delhi' in the capital. In this year's edition, Dr. Shashi Tharoor, M P for Thiruvananthapuram, Chairman of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on External Affairs, Mr. Swapan Dasgupta, Senior Indian journalist and M P (Rajya Sabha), Mr. Anil Padmanabhan, Chief of Bureau at Mint, Mr. Douglas Busvine, New Delhi Bureau Chief at Thomson Reuters, Mr. Pranjal Sharma - Commentator, analyst, advisor on economy, globalisation and media participated in the discussion on current affairs. G4S India supported the initiative that witnessed participation from subject experts and eminent media personalities.

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Raman Sidhu, Chairman, European Business Group Federation (EBG), India welcomed the chief guest and other panelists and said it is yet another successful edition of 'Dateline Delhi' which has evolved into a prestigious platform to share important and relevant opinions.

'Dateline Delhi' has been a well-received annual EBG-BBG event from the very first time it was held in the year 2000. Over the years the evening has evolved into a platform for respected voices to share their opinions with representatives of Indian and European businesses, as well as policy makers, on subjects ranging from governance, policy and the economy.

Commenting on the proceedings of the evening, Mr Andrew Soper, Minister Counsellor (Political and Press), The British High Commission said, "We have had a lively discussion with such an eminent panel this evening. Such discourse is engaging for the audience and meaningful for businesses and policy makers who seek to encourage Indo-European trade ties."

Commenting on the proceedings of the evening, Rupan Sidhu, Director-Corporate Affairs, G4S India said, "As a premier British and European business entity operating in the domestic market for more than 25 years, it has been our constant endeavour to promote a better dialogue between European businesses and Indian government. Discussions like 'Dateline Delhi' are ideal platforms to create a discourse on relevant policy and economic issues."

Some of the issues discussed by the panel included the recent GST bill, Brexit and the impacts of Brexit. The panel discussion was followed by a question answer session with the audience.

About G4S in India :

Founded in 1989, G4S is the leading security solutions group in the country operating for more than 25 years. The company today has more than 130,000 employees with a strong network of over 128 Hub, Branch and Area Offices spread across India. Besides its core business of Secure Solutions, Integrated Facilities Management Services and Electronic Security Systems, G4S also offers a range of services including; Training (32 Training Schools across India), Event Security, Executive Protection, Security Consultancy & Risk Management, Central Monitoring Services, Fire Alarm and Emergency Evacuation System, People Transport Solutions, CCTV Surveillance Solutions etc.

G4S has an impressive clientele in various sectors including business process outsourcing, retail, healthcare, infrastructure, IT, banking, diplomatic missions & embassies, residential facilities, hospitality establishments, communication and aviation firms. We have a diverse range of services to meet our customers' requirements and have a broad geographic footprint to meet demand for security globally.

G4S Worldwide:

G4S Plc is a British multinational security services company headquartered in United Kingdom with a history of more than 100 years. It is the largest employer quoted on the London Stock Exchange with more than 611,000 employees. It is also the world's largest security company measured by revenues and has operations in more than 100 countries. It specialises in the provision of security products, services and solutions and has a secondary stock exchange listing in Copenhagen.

European Business Group (EBG):

EBG, established in 1997 was a joint initiative of the European Commission and the European Business Community in India and has since been recognized by the Indian Government and the European Commission as the industry lobby representing the interests of the European Union Corporates in India. It is an association of corporate members from various EU member states and has the support of 28 Missions/Embassies & High Commissions of these countries. EBG has four chapters in India - New Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore and Chennai.

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