Launch of CAAYE Summit report in Chandigarh, India

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Chandigarh, India: Commonwealth Asia Alliance of Young Entrepreneur (CAAYE) Summit – 2013 event report was released by Youth Affairs Commonwealth Secretariat, London Director Katherine Ellis on 6 February 2014 at Chandigarh, India during the Regional Senior Officials meeting. CAAYE is the premier network of young entrepreneurs in Commonwealth Asia member countries and the organisations that support them. CAAYE representatives and young entrepreneurs from the region came together in Colombo, Sri Lanka, last November for the 2nd CAAYE Summit with the theme ‘Profit with Purpose’, held in conjunction with CHOGM in Colombo. The Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Sri Lanka (FCCISL), the most represented private sector apex body of Regional Chambers and National Institutes, hosted the CAAYE’s flagship ‘Young Entrepreneur Summit 2013’, supported by the Commonwealth Secretariat, London. The CAAYE Summit report was presented by FCCISL Secretary General/CEO Nalin Attygalle and Country Representative of CAAYE for Sri Lanka K.Vinopavan to Katherine Ellis, in the presence of CYP Asia Centre Acting Regional Director Aminul Islam Khan, CAAYE President Nurul-Huda Mohamed Afandi, CAAYE Founder President Dr. Rahul Mirchandani and fellow country representatives. The Senior Officials Meeting also provided the platform for CAAYE representatives to meet and network with officials from the Ministry of Youth, government agencies and civil society members from Sri Lanka, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Brunei, Singapore, Malaysia and Maldives.