Scholarship for Maldives students wanting to study cinema at AAFT

NEW DELHI: The International Chamber of Media and Entertainment Industry (ICMEI) will give a scholarship to deserving candidates from Maldives to pursue cinema studies and filmmaking at the Asian Academy for Films and Television (AAFT) at Marwah Studio in Noida Film City.


Accepting the offer, Maldives High Commissioner Ahmed Mohamed said, “To start with, Maldives can invite cultural troops from India projecting Indian film music, dance and songs and that can be attraction for people of my country as they love Indian cinema.”


“India can provide strong training in filmmaking to the citizens of Maldives so that Maldives can start their own film production slowly and gradually,” said ICMEI president Sandeep Marwah.


The High Commissioner was also invited by the secretary general Ashok Tyagi to the entertainment programme designed by the students of Asian School of Media Studies at Marwah Studios.


Marwah also honoured the High Commissioner with life membership of International Film and Television Club of AAFT. 

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