• Wednesday, August 17, 2022


Cardiff businessman becomes first Indian in UK to be awarded Royal Navy Honorary Commission 

Raj Aggarwal

By: Keerthi Mohan

A prominent Cardiff businessman has become the first Indian-born recipient of the position of Honorary Lieutenant Commander in the Royal Navy. Raj Aggarwal, a pharmacist and public health expert, will be affiliated to HMS Dragon. He is also India’s Honorary Consul in Wales. Reacting to the news, Royal Marine Brigadier Graeme “Jock” Fraser said “his appointment will deepen the relationship between the community and the Royal Navy.” “Your Armed Forces are inclusive employers; we recognise the value of diversity and proudly serve all members of our communities at home and overseas,” said Fraser. Aggarwal said he wants to use his position…

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