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Commonwealth is like a Koh-i-Noor diamond

Commonwealth, UK Edition- April 2018
by India Inc. Staff
Lord Jonathan Marland is the Chair of the Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council (CWEIC), which is charged with promoting greater trade and investment between Commonwealth countries. In this interview with ‘India Global Business’, he sets the scene for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in April and the scope for India to take the lead.

Has the Commonwealth failed to live up to its potential?

It is to the incredible credit to the Queen and the royal family that it still exists because without them it wouldn’t. People have danced around the edges of it for too long and I think several significant things have happened recently.