Maharashtra governor hosts banquet for New Zealand governor-general

September 11th, 2008 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS  

Mumbai, Sep 11 (IANS) New Zealand Governor-General Anand Satyanand met Maharashtra Governor S.C. Jamir at Raj Bhavan here Thursday evening, an official said.The two leaders held a brief meeting and discussed topics of mutual interest, a Raj Bhavan official said. In honour of the visiting dignitary, Jamir later hosted a banquet, which was attended by prominent personalities from this financial capital of the country.

Satyanand, the first person of Indian origin to occupy the top post in New Zealand, is on a week-long visit to India.

Born in 1944 in Auckland, Satyanand had a multi-faceted career as a lawyer, judge and ombudsman, before his appointment as governor-general.

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