Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) : Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Thursday exuded pride and congratulated Indore-based man after he got appointed as London’s deputy mayor for business.
London Mayor Sadiq Khan has appointed India-born Rajesh Agrawal for the coveted post.
In a series of tweets Chouhan congratulated Agrawal.
“Matter of great pleasure that Indore-born Mr. @RajeshAgrawalUK has been appointed Deputy Mayor of London. My heartiest congratulations,” tweeted Chouhan.
“With grit, determination & exceptional qualities, @RajeshAgrawalUK has made a distinct place for himself in Britain.We feel immensely proud,” he added.
Chouhan further asserted and hailed Agrawal’s appointment by saying that it was a great achievement after the Brexit.
“Best wishes to @RajeshAgrawalUK for challenging task to assist Mayor @SadiqKhan in protecting city’s interests after Britain’s exit from EU,” said Chouhan.
Khan yesterday tasked Agrawal with championing London’s interests following the exit of Britain after the EU referendum, and protecting jobs and growth while the negotiation process for exit takes place.
Agrawal was Khan’s business adviser during his mayoral campaign.
Born and brought up in Indore, India, Agrawal arrived in London in 2001 and became a fintech entrepreneur and innovator. He is the founder and CEO of Xendpay, an international money transfer service, and RationalFX, an online foreign exchange service – both of which have grown into globally successful businesses. (ANI)