A highly accomplished group of musicians from the Republic of Sudan currently on a visit to India as the guests of Indian Council for Cultural Relations were invited by Prof. Sandeep Marwah to perform for the students of Asian School of Media Studies and Asian Academy of Film & Television. Introducing the musicians the Ambassador of the Republic of Sudan His Excellency Abdalmahmood Abalhaleem Mohammad recalled that Indo-Sudan Cultural Forum had been established at Marwah Studios during the visit of Sudanese minister of state for Siddik Mugatabe in 2002. The ambassador said that Indo-Sudanese relations are more than 5000 years old. The fiftieth anniversary of the current Indo-Sudanese diplomatic relationship is being celebrated this year, he added. Thanking the musicians for their truly memorable performance Prof. Sandeep Marwah said that the Indo-Sudan Cultural Forum is indeed active and he hoped that friendship between Sudan and India could be strengthened through the cultural route. Life membership of the International Film & Television Research Centre was bestowed on singers Sumaiya Hassan and Izzeldeen Ahmed Al- Mustafa beside the leader of the group of visiting musician Maj. Gen. Elkheir El-Musharaf and the ambassador of Sudan.