Commonwealth: Patricia Scotland, secretary general of the commonwealth, hosted a wide range of meetings with the prominent people of the commonwealth on July 25, 2022. She hosted several “beneficial” discussions regarding matters of concern. She shared the update of the meetings on her social media, with detailed captions.
Chief among the people she met were the CEO of Simplilearn, Krishna Kumar, Dr Rajinder Singh, the new high commissioner from Guyana and Dr Jeanette Young, the governor of Queensland.
Her conversation with the CEO of Simplilearn, Krishna Kumar, focused mainly on the learning opportunities they managed to generate for over 10,000 youngsters in the commonwealth through their work with Cambridge University. Further, she thanked the CEO for his generous support in the matter.
In her Facebook update, she mentioned that she was “Delighted to host a range of useful Commonwealth meetings today, starting with Krishna Kumar, CEO of Simplilearn, to discuss their generous support for learning opportunities for 10,000 Commonwealth young people through our work with Cambridge University.”
Later, she welcomed the new high commissioner from Guyana, Dr Rajinder Singh, to the Marlborough House with great delight. The subsequent discussion revolved around the outcomes of the Commonwealth Heads of the Government meeting 2022 while also mentioning her visit to Guyana earlier this year.
Further in the Facebook post, she added, “I was pleased to welcome HE Dr Rajendra Singh to Marlborough House, the new High Commissioner from Guyana. Our discussion built on the outcomes from #CHOGM2022 and my visit to Guyana earlier this year.”
Afterwards, she welcomed The Governor of Queensland, Dr Jeanette Young, who discussed with the Secretary-General the power of hosting the commonwealth games. They discussed how they could build on the legacy of the 2018 Commonwealth games, which was dubbed Gold Coast 2018 and try to get the most out of Birmingham Commonwealth 2022.
In her Facebook update, she recounted the experience in words, “The Governor of Queensland, Dr Jeanette Young, visited us to discuss the power of hosting the #Commonwealth Games, how we can build on the legacy of the 2018 Games on Australia’s Gold Coast, and unlock the maximum benefits from Birmingham #CommonwealthGames22.”
Additionally, she stressed that she would travel to Birmingham to attend the Commonwealth Sports Ministers Meeting on Tuesday, July 26, right before the rest of the “Commonwealth Family” comes together for the opening ceremony of the Birmingham Commonwealth games on Wednesday.