Mr. Venu Srinivasan, Chairman of TVS Motor Company, has been appointed as the ‘Goodwill Envoy for Public Diplomacy’ of the Republic of Korea. This honour was bestowed upon him is in appreciation of his relentless efforts and dedication to enhance the friendship and cooperation between the Republic of Korea and the Republic of India.

The letter of appointment from Mr. Yun Byung-se, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea, was handed over by Mr. Kyungsoo Kim, Consul General of the Republic of Korea, to Mr. Srinivasan at a function that was held in Chennai on 19th January 2015.

Mr. Venu Srinivasan had been the Honorary Consul General of the Republic of Korea since 2000 and his term as Honorary Consul General is coming to an end by this new appointment as Goodwill Envoy. With Mr. Srinivasan as a Goodwill Envoy for Public Diplomacy, the cultural exchanges and economic partnership with India is expected to be further strengthened in the future.