– The iconic Bharat Diamond Bourse (BDB) was honored to host an exclusive luncheon and conversation event featuring two distinguished guests: the legendary cricketer Sir Geoffrey Boycott and Mr. Harjinder Kang, UK Deputy High Commissioner for Western India &Trade Commissioner for South Asia.

The event, held on 8th April, brought together esteemed figures from both the cricketing and business worlds to discuss the interplay between trade and the beloved sport of cricket. Around 100 attendees listened to the insights from Sir Geoffrey Boycott, whose illustrious cricketing career and keen intellect have made him a revered figure in both the sporting and broader communities.

Mr. Kang, representing the British government’s interests in fostering trade relations in South Asia, provided valuable perspectives on the economic landscape and opportunities for collaboration between India and the United Kingdom. The convergence of cricket and commerce served as a vibrant backdrop for an enriching exchange of ideas and experiences.

Welcoming the distinguished guests Mr. Mehul Shah, Vice President of the Bharat Diamond Bourse(BDB), and Mr. Vipul Shah, Chairman of the Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC), along with members of the BDB Committee. Their warm reception set the tone for an engaging and productive gathering.

“We are honored to have Sir Geoffrey Boycott the legend of Cricket & Mr. Harjinder Kang to host them in BDB for this special occasion,” remarked Mr. Mehul Shah. “Sir Geoffrey Boycott is the true admirer in India. He was also a great commentator of cricket and always praised India. Their presence underscores the enduring connections between sport, business, and international cooperation. We look forward to the insights and inspiration they will share with us.

“Mr. Vipul Shah, Chairman of GJEPC, echoed these sentiments, stating that the luncheon was a resounding success and reaffirmed the commitment of BDB to fostering positive relationships and driving economic development. Events like these provide an invaluable platform for fostering understanding and forging partnerships that benefit us all.”

The event at Bharat Diamond Bourse served as a testament to the power of dialogue and exchange in building bridges across cultures and industries. It showcased the unique role that cricket plays in bringing people together, transcending boundaries and fostering camaraderie.