This is the fourth World Rose regional Convention being held in the region Central Asia of which this is for the third time in India. It is a moment of great pride as this Convention being hosted by Agri Horticultural Society of India and Bengal Rose Society coincides with the Bicentenary Celebrations of AHSI.
Many of you from across the globe have attended the WFRS Regional Convention held in India at Hyderabad in 2014 and have gone with sweet memories of the Rose show, Rose Gardens and the legendary Indian Hospitality. The Indian bred Roses in particular was liked and appreciated by all.
I take this opportunity to welcome you all to visit India once again to attend the WFRS Regional Rose Convention at Kolkata and enjoy the Colours of Joy, meet eminent Rosarians and Rose Breaders, visit the famous gardens and important places around Kolkata and enjoy the legendary Indian Hospitality. The climate during the convention period will be very pleasant.
Kolkata, the capital city of West Bengal has architechtural splender,rich Art Galleries, vibrant Culture and historical Significances.
Look forward to welcoming you in January, 2020.
Ahmed Alam Khan
WFRS Vice President (Central Asia)
President Emiritus, Indian Rose Federation