The High Commissioner for Canada in India H.E. Cameron MacKay visited World Trade Center Bengaluru. This is his first tour to the Canadian Consulate office located inside WTC. The High Commissioner was received by our Managing Director, Mr. Vineet Verma. The Consul General Mr. Benoit Prefontaine was also present along with other officials from the Consulate.
Mr. Mackay is a specialist in trade and has prior experience working as Canada Foreign Ministry’s Regional Trade Policy director, DG for China trade policy, DG of the Trade Negotiations Bureau and DG of the Trade Sectors Bureau. Most recently in Ottawa, he served as Director of Operations at the Foreign and Defence Policy Secretariat. Abroad, Mr. MacKay had served in Geneva, Costa Rica, Honduras and Nicaragua, and as Canada’s Ambassador to Indonesia.
Mr. Verma briefed the High Commissioner on the facilities in WTC and the trade services offered. A memento depicting the culture of Karnataka was also presented at the welcome reception organized at the grand lobby.