An impressive lineup of diplomats, prominent Indian and South Korean businesspeople, and key officials attended the event. The chief guest for the occasion was Shri Amitabh Kant, India’s G20 Sherpa and former CEO of Niti Ayog and he was joined by His Excellency Mr Chang Jae-bok, the Ambassador of the Republic of
South Korea to India
Shri Amitabh Kant actively participated in a round of golf, adding to the excitement of the event. His Excellency Mr Chang Jae-bok presented prizes to the accomplished winners, rounding off the celebration of the enduring diplomatic ties between the two nations.
Prabuddha Sen, Chief Operating Officer, South Asia, VFS Global, said, “India and South Korea are strategic partners, and it extends across businesses. VFS Global has been partners with the Embassy of the Republic of South Korea in New Delhi for the past ten years, offering visa services. We have recently opened Visa Application Centres in Chennai and Bengaluru and are committed to cementing it further. As a testament to our enduring partnership, we organised a golf tournament, symbolising the strength and longevity of the
diplomatic ties between our two nations.”
The India-Korea Harmony Cup Golf tournament was a fitting tribute to the strong and longstanding diplomatic ties between India and South Korea. This event marks an important milestone in the continued partnership and collaboration between the two nations.
VFS Global is the world’s largest outsourcing and technology services specialist for governments and diplomatic missions. VFS Global is the trusted partner of 70 client governments, operating a global network with more than 3,300 Application Centres in 149 countries. The company has processed over 272 million applications since its inception in 2001. The company manages non-judgmental and administrative tasks related to applications for visa, passport, and consular services for its client governments, enabling them ton focus entirely on the critical assessment task.
VFS Global has its headquarters in Zurich/Switzerland and Dubai/United Arab Emirates. VFS Global is majority-owned by funds managed by Blackstone, the world’s largest alternative asset manager. Blackstone seeks to create positive economic impact and long-term value for their investors, the companies in which they invest, and the communities in which they work. Blackstone’s USD 991 billion in assets under management include investment vehicles focused on private equity, real estate, public debt and equity, infrastructure, life sciences, growth equity, opportunistic, non-investment grade credit, real assets, and secondary funds, all on a global basis.
The Swiss-based Kuoni and Hugentobler Foundation and EQT, a global investment organisation, headquartered in Stockholm/Sweden, hold minority stakes in VFS Global.