Union Commerce & Industry Minister Sh. Piyush Goyal to be the Chief Guest at FFFAI Diamond Jubilee event

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Union Minister of Commerce & Industry, Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution and Textiles, Shri Piyush Goyal will address the Diamond Jubilee event of the Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations in India (FFFAI) as the Chief Guest tomorrow in New Delhi.

Chairman, Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs (CBIC), Shri Vivek Johri will give the keynote address at the event. President, International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations,(FIATA) Dr. Ivan Petrov; Managing Director, International Federation of Customs Brokers Associations (IFCBA) & President, Japan Customs Brokers Association, Mr. Seisaku Okafuji and Chief Operating Officer, DP World, Mr. Mike Bhaskaran will participate as panellists during the event.

Commenting on the 60 years’ journey of FFFAI, Chairman, FFFAI, Shri Shankar Shinde said that FFFAI has a rich history. He said that it’s been a long journey and such an event gives an opportunity to honour the past performance and envision future prospects for fraternity growth contributing to the Nation’s growth honouring the past, celebrating the present and welcoming the future.

Shri Shinde stated that the Federation will continue with its endeavours to empower Customs Brokers and logistics service providers by providing international platforms of FIATA and IFCBA for networking.  He also highlighted that with continual training programmes through FFFAI’s Training institute Indian Institute of Freight Forwarders (IIFF), the logistics fraternity is being benefited in terms of enhancement of operational skill. On this occasion, Shri Shinde conveyed gratitude to all the members, stakeholders & Government Agencies in partnering with FFFAI to achieve this milestone of 60 years’ of successful journey.

FFFAI is the National Apex Body of the Customs Brokers in India which was established in 1962 with an objective to organise united action to project and promote EXIM trade interests with professionalism in all its aspects of Customs Brokers and Logistics Service Providers at the national and International level.

FFFAI’s Diamond Jubilee Event is being organised to celebrate 60 Years of the Federation’s journey and its effort in serving the EXIM trade, and strengthening the economy of the country. FFFAI EC Members (Customs Brokers/Freight Forwarders), Government officials and logistics industry stakeholders from across the country will be participating in the event. At this event FFFAI will also unveil Diamond Jubilee Souvenir, Coffee Table Book and e-Bill of Lading (eBL)  to benefit the Exim trade. The theme of the event is ”FFFAI Transcending Boundaries”.



Source PIB