We are informed by the Embassy of India that Honorable Minister Mr. E. Ahamed, Minister of State for External Affairs is visiting Paris this week-end. As you may be knowing, he holds one of the longest electoral records in India – elected to the State Legislative Assembly five terms consecutively (during 1967 -91) and to the Lok Sabha five terms consecutively (1991-2009). We have informed the Embassy that it would be IPA’s proud privilege to invite him to our Meeting of 16 December 2007. The Embassy has confirmed presence of the Minister amongst the IPA Members during the AGM meeting. This e-mail is to inform all of you that the Honorable Minister will be addressing and interacting with the IPA Members during the AGM of 16 December 2007. Needless to add, the Honorable Minister will be accompanied by H.E. Mr. Ranjan Mathai, Ambassador of India in France and Mr. Mohan Kumar, the Deputy Chief of Missions, Embassy of Indian in France. The Address of the Minister will be in addition to the regular AGM proceedings. Therefore, we would like to request you to be at the restaurant at 19.00 hrs so that we could start the proceedings early.