Vijayan To Inaugurate Malayali Meet In DC
WASHINGTON, DC (IANS) – Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan will inaugurate the 21st international convention of the Federation of Malayali Associations in North America (FOKANA) here on July 18, it was announced on January 30 in Kochi.
The announcement was made by the office bearers of FOKANA which included President Babu Stephen, Paul Karugapillil and Biju Kottarakara.
Founded in 1983, FOKANA is the biggest organization of Keralites with over five lakh members in the US and Canada.
As many as 1,500 delegates from 60 member organizations of various countries will participate in the event which will host business meets and seminars, besides a meeting of the women’s forum.