is the current governor of the Indian state of Maharashtra. He had also served as the Governor of Nagaland and Jharkhand. Prior to his appointment as Governor, he had served as a Minister in several Congress led governments of Kerala headed by Chief Ministers A. K. Antony and K. Karunakaran.
World Non-Resident Malayali Convention 2013
The Convention will focus on Non-Resident Malayalees, their role, their issues, concerns and contribution towards the development of Kerala. It is hoped that such a convention at an international level will provide a positive impact on the state and the central government, as well as the international Malayali community. Further, the Convention will project opportunities for investment in Kerala and offer a common platform for non-resident Malayalees to interact with each other for economic and social development in the state.
The Convention aims to bring together non-resident Malayalees, living in diverse areas across the globe, bound together by common cultural ties and interests to work with mutual understanding and collective responsibilities. This should result in the formulation of strategic objectives for the progression of the welfare of the citizens and the country
A K Antony is the current Defence Minister of India, and also the Member of Parliament (MP) from the upper house, Rajya Sabha, of Parliament. He previously served as the Chief Minister of the state of Kerala.
E. Ahamed is Minister of State for External Affairs of India . He represents the Malappuram Lok Sabha constituency of Kerala and is a member of the Indian Union Muslim League (IUML). He is also the President of the All India Committee of the IUML.
Oommen Chandy is Honourable Chief Minister .Previously he was Chief Minister from 2004 to 2006, and he was the Leader of the Opposition in the Kerala Legislative Assembly from 2006 to 2011
K M Mani is Honourable Minister for Finance. He is a veteran Indian politician and the leader of Kerala Congress (M), one of the factions of the Kerala Congress.
K C Joseph is Honourable Minister for NORKA. He is representing the Irikkur constituency in Kerala after winning in the 2011 State Election.
C K Menon is a Non-Resident Indian entrepreneur (NRI) in the GCC region, who is actively involved in an array of businesses across the GCC states, UK, Sudan and South America.Menon is currently the chairman and Managing Director of Doha headquartered Behzad Group of Companies, which has diverse business and commercial activities in Qatar
Yusuffali M.A is an Indian businessman from Nattika in Thrissur district of Kerala. He is the Managing Director of Abu Dhabi-headquartered EMKE LuLu Group of companies that owns the Lulu Hypermarket chain in Middle East.
Vayalar Ravi is currently the Union Cabinet Minister of Overseas Indian Affairs. He is a member of the Rajya Sabha.
P K Kunjalikutty is an Indian politician and present Minister for Industries and Information Technology in the Government of Kerala. He is a leader of Indian Union Muslim League
K C Venugopal is an Indian politician and Minister of State for Civil Aviation in Indian Government. He is the Member of Parliament of Alappuzha Lok Sabha Constituency.
K V Thomas is an Indian politician hailing from Kumbalangi in Ernakulam District, Kerala, India. He is currently the Minister of State in the Ministry of Agriculture and Minister of State in the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Central Govt. of India
Thomas Chandy is a Member of the Legislative Assembly of the state of Kerala representing the Kuttanad constituency and a prominent business man based in Kuwait.
Kodikunnil Suresh is the Minister of State in the Ministry of Labour. He is a member of the fifteenth Lok Sabha representing Mavelikara Constituency in Kerala. This is the fifth time he is being elected to the Lok Sabha. He is also the Secretary of the All India Congress Committee (AICC).