Keith Vaz MP who had been working for the Visa section to be opened at Leicester for several years invited the Indian Deputy High Commissioner Virender Paul to come and make the announcement on Thursday 30th May 2013. The VFS agency will be working with the Peepul Centre to set up an office at the Peepul Centre this year.
Krishna Sarda Group Chief Executive – welcomed the decision for the service to be located at the Peepul Centre – as a major step forward in the exciting new vision that is being developed for social regeneration.
Anil Bhanot OBE, Chairman of the Peepul Centre, said, “The Indian Visa Section is a great opportunity for increasing the community foot-fall into this beautiful Art Centre from across the entire East Midlands region. We welcome this new development for which I must acknowledge Keith Vaz’s efforts to help the Leicester Indian community in particular.“