Chiranjiv Singh received in the National Order of Merit
Bangalore, 24 August 2016
On 24th August in Bangalore, the Ambassador of France to India, Mr. Alexandre Ziegler, conferred the insignia of “Officier de l’Ordre National du Mérite” (Officer of the National Order of Merit) on Mr. Chiranjiv Singh, President of the Alliance Française de Bangalore and Former Ambassador of India to UNESCO in Paris.
In his speech, the Ambassador underlined Mr. Singh’s sensitivity to French culture and language. He was unanimously elected President of the Alliance Française de Bangalore in 2005 and has retained the position to this day. He also highlighted how the sense of commitment of the President instilled the right dynamic attitude into the institution and its team thus enabling this Alliance Française to be the perfect devoted to the French language and Francophonie, and to the promotion of culture.