12 September 2019
Bhubaneswar: British Deputy High Commissioner, Bruce Bucknell had a courtesy meeting with Manoranjan Panigrahy, Principal Secretary, Odia Language, Literature & Culture here today afternoon.
During the discussion, both agreed to upgrade and develop the British Information Centre working in Dr Harekrushna Mahatab State Library. The center's activities in promoting higher education, professional training and cultural exchanges will be further developed.
Besides, Bucknell praised world famous Car Festival and other cultural resources of Odisha. Principal Secretary, Panigrahy presented some books on Odisha to Bucknell.
Sunil Patnaik, Secretary, Odisha Institute of Maritime and South-East Asian Studies and S Satapathy, Press and Public Affairs Officer were also present.