It is with great sadness that we mark the passing of our friend and colleague Mr Anil Parashar, who passed away this weekend of Covid-19 in Dubai.

Anil was a familiar face at INTERCEM events over two decades, with many hundreds of friends from around the world. He was always smiling, kind, welcoming and generous with his time, he never had a bad word to say against anyone.

He presented at the conference (and other international meetings) many times, covering a diverse range of topics, from market updates on the UAE, Middle East and India, through to cementitious materials, slag and fly ash – showcasing his great knowledge and understanding of our industry – always with well prepared, well researched and insightful papers. During his long career in the cement industry, Anil worked with Binani, Lafarge, and Ultratech as well as ZAG International and Shun Shing Group amongst others. In recent years, Anil had also worked with INTERCEM as a representative and advisor in the UAE and India, where he was playing a leading role to bring the conference back to India for the first time in more than a decade. 

Anil was a great friend and colleague to all of us at INTERCEM and we will miss him greatly. We send sincere condolences and best wishes to Jaya and all his family and friends at this difficult time.


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