AARDO Day, 5th March 2016
African-Asian Rural Development Organization (AARDO) completed its 54th year of its formation on 5th March 2016. To commemorate the occasion, H.E. Eng. Wassfi Hassan El-Sreihin, Secretary General, AARDO hosted a reception and welcomed the distinguished guests in New Delhi on 7th March 2016. A large number of dignitaries that, among others, included Ambassadors/High Commissioners and Liaison Officers of AARDO member and eligible member countries, representatives of esteemed Government of India, international/regional organizations, Professors/Experts from Universities/Institutes, etc., attended the reception. On this occasion, AARDO Secretariat also felicitated six of its employees who completed twenty five or more years of service in the Organization. His Excellency Mr. J. Goburdhun, High Commissioner of the Republic of Mauritius to India and Chairman of the AARDO Liaison Committee along with the Secretary General, AARDO bestowed the six employees with memento. A presentation, highlighting AARDO’s activities and achievements was also screened.