The Vice Chancellor, Deputy Vice Chancellors, Principals here present, Deans and Directors, Departmental Chairs, Friends of CAES, All Invited Guests in your respective capacities, CAES colleagues and Friends, Ladies and Gentlemen.


Today we are gathered here to celebrate a milestone in the long CAES journey. We are here to launch the CAES Grants Office that I believe is long overdue. But better late than never.