NOIDA, India, April 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
One of the most prestigious international awards for bringing unity to the Asian countries, Asian Unity Award, was presented to the renowned media personality Sandeep Marwah, here at Noida in a grand function in the presence of an august gathering of diplomats, media persons, politicians and a group of creative people from many countries on 2nd April, which has been declared as Asian Unity Day.
"Strength lies in unity and prosperity increases manifolds. There is a European Union, which has changed the face of Europe. If we are able to create an Asian Union, it will change the face of Asia in all fields: economic, social, strategic and finally in the political arena also" said Dr. Beni Prasad Agarwal, Chairperson of AAU and APC.
Association for Asian Union and Asia Pacific Cooperation, an organization to bring in cordial relations between 50 countries of Asia, was formed fifteen years back by a group of like-minded people comprising of former Prime Ministers, Governors, Diplomats, Politicians and people from different strata of life; including former Prime Minister of Japan Yoshiro Mori, former Lt. Governor of Delhi Tejendra Khanna, former Cabinet Secretary Naresh Chandra, former Chief Justice of India M.N. Venkatachaliah and many other eminent persons.
The Association announced and handed over the Asian Unity Award to Sandeep Marwah for his untiring efforts and huge contribution towards Asian unity. Marwah has recently been announced as Global Cultural Minister and Global Peace Ambassador during the Global Cultural Summit and Global Peace Summit respectively.
Sandeep Marwah has been chairing 60 national and international level organizations and has spread the message of love, peace and unity through these organizations to all the countries of Asia from the last twenty-five years.
The award function was followed by a seminar on 'Positive element in religion can lead to peace and harmony in society', Dr. Mohammed Haneef Khan Shastri (3 Times President Awardee) emphasized on peace and harmony among people of a country as a tool for development. During his speech he recited the verses of Qoran, Vedas and Geeta which lay stress on a cohesive society based on peace, justice and humanity.
Vice President of AAU K.K.Sharma; former Director General of Police, Mr. D.K.Arya; Inspector General of Police, Rajeev Kumar, IPS; journalist Adil Aadil Khan; ICMEI Secretary General, Ashok Tyagi; educationist Abdul Samaj Khwaja and many prominent figures spoke on the subject. A brochure on AAU & APC was also released on the occasion.
Located in the picturesque film city of Noida, AAFT enjoys its proximity to several renowned production houses and satellite TV news channels and provides an environment which is conducive in training the media professionals. Asian Academy of Film & Television is headed by an internationally acclaimed personality Prof. Sandeep Marwah.
AAFT has been imparting education and training in various areas of cinema and mass media over the last 25 years. AAFT has however, remained steadfast in its objective of providing cost effective education and training to the aspirants of a career in the media industry.
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