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A delegation of Indian judges and lawyers visited Belgium!

From June 9 through June 12 and important delegation of Indian high ranked Justices and Delhi lawyers visited Brussels and Antwerp. Mr Aja Verma, a prominent Delhi lawyer and personal friend of the Honorary Consul General had asked the latter to arrange for such a visit to the most important places of Brussels and Antwerp. The delegation was led by Mr A.S. Chandiok, Senior Advocate; three prominent Honorable Justices were part of the group,

The Right Honourable Justice Sikri, member of the Supreme Court of India , Mr. Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul and Mr. Justice G.S Sistani.

The Indian Justices and lawyers started by a visit to the board of the Flemish Bar Association and the Association of French Speaking Bars of Belgium, followed by a joint seminar by the Belgian arbitration Institute CEPINA and the Indian delegation on international arbitration. Thereafter the delegation paid a visit to the President and the Honorable Attorney General of the Belgian Court of Cassation and the Justices of the Court. In the evening a welcome reception was offered by his Excellency the Ambassador at the Indian Embassy.

In Antwerp and extensive guided visit was offered to the Antwerp Court of Justice , followed by a reception by the Dean of the Antwerp by Association . In the afternoon the Indian delegation paid a visit to the MAS Museum where they were welcomed by the City Alderman Philip Heylen. After a short visit to some city landmarks of Antwerp such as the Our Lady’s Cathedral, the Indian delegation was welcomed and a reception was offered in their honour at the beautiful City Hall of Antwerp where they were received by Mr. Claude Marinower , city Alderman competent for legal matters. A nice farewell speech by the Right Honourable Justice Sikri concluded this Belgian Legal visit .

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