Mr Akhil Agrawal, Director General (Signalling & Telecoms) and Mr P. Venkata Ramana, Senior Professor (Signalling) from Indian Railways, visited UIC Headquarters in Paris on 26 September 2017 and met Mr Marc Antoni, Director Rail System and Mrs Béatrice Ségéral, Senior Advisor Institutional Relations Department and Asia-Pacific Region.
The Indian delegation was particularly interested in understanding the fields of scientific and technical cooperation with UIC and their applications in signalling and telecommunication activities.
As a member of the UIC Asia-Pacific region, they wanted to be informed about the new projects undertaken in the region and the opportunity to be more involved in the activities.
Mr Agrawal also announced the appointment of a new Chairman of Railway Board, Mr Ashwani Lohani.
This visit was the opportunity to strengthen the links with this active member of 1.3 million employees.