Belgium is very renowned for Chocolates, Diamonds and varied range of glasses. In 1947, Belgium was the first western country to send an ambassador to India, and next year will therefore mark the 70th anniversary of the bilateral relations between the two countries. It can be mentioned that the first Indian Movie that was shot in Belgium was, Amir Khan starrer PK.
In order to honor the King every year , the kings day is celebrated. The Belgian Consulate General in Chennai had hosted a celebration on the occasion of Belgium’s King’s Day. The grand celebration of King’s day was held at Chennai on November 18th – Friday that had the eminent presence of Dr.Bart De Groof and Ms Shemain Thakur – Consul General of Belgium – Chennai, Ms Margot Prie, Ms Kathlijn Fruithof, Ms Swathi Balasubramanian, Mr. Satish – Actor – Choreographer (Achcham Yenbadhu Madamaiyada), Prince of Arcot, Mr. and Mrs. Naresh Mehta – Chairman, Mehta Jewellery, Mr. Seiji Baba –Japan Consul General, Mrs. Suhasini Maniratnam, Honorary Consul of Luxembourg in Chennai, Mr. Satish – Jupiter and many more higher generals from the country.