At the three day Asia Africa Forum which was conducted in early February 2014, Mr. Sharad Pawar, the Agriculture Minister of India was one of the key dignitaries among the others to visit the stall of Overseas Infra Alliance, the principal sponsor for the event.
Mr. Pawar was greeted by Mr. Ambuj Chaturvedi, E.D. Marketing and Sales, OIA at the stall where he was briefed about all the agribusiness initiatives OIA has undertaken till date in Africa. He was shown the 3D model of the Tendaho Sugar plant which was the main attraction of the OIA stall at the AAAF event and explained the detailed working of the plant in the process of sugar production. Mr. Pawar took a keen interest in the same and praised OIA for its contribution in making Africa the next agribusiness destintion.