From New Delhi to Scotland: Austrade strengthens linkages through BCA MOU at Commonwealth Games New Delhi
According to David Twine With Queensland (Gold Coast) in the running to host the 2018 Commonwealth Games, Australia has a vested interest in watching, and where possible assisting, the delivery of the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, and collaborating with Business Club Scotland (BCS) to maximise trade and investment development between Australia and Scotland.
In this regard, Austrade has signed an MOU with BCS during the Commonwealth Games that recently concluded in New Delhi. The MOU was signed for Austrade by David Twine (Executive Director) and for the Scottish Council for Development and Industry (SCDI) by Dr Lesley Sawers, (Chief Executive and Chair Business Club Scotland).
The MOU relates to cooperation between Austrade Business Club Australia (BCA) and BCS on business initiative during these Games and cooperative business efforts around inwards / outward business missions, seminars, and joint promotional efforts from now until the Glasgow Games in 2014.
From L to R: Councillor Gordon Matheson, Leader Of Glasgow City Council; Dr Lesley Sawers, Chief Executive Scdi, Chair Business Club Scotland; Mr Geoffrey Conaghan, Commissioner for Victoria to India, Australian International Sporting Events Secretariat; Mr David Twine, Austrade Executive Director (South East Asia, South Asia and the Pacific); Mr Peter Linford, Austrade Senior Trade Commissioner (South Asia).