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Indian embassy launches two-year long celebrations

KUWAIT: Indian Ambassador Sibi George delivers opening remarks during the inaugural event.

KUWAIT: Embassy of India in Kuwait organized a curtain raiser event to launch the celebrations of the 75th anniversary of independence of India on March 31. Sanjay Bhattacharyya, Secretary (CPV & OIA), Ministry of External Affairs, India, delivered the inaugural address and launched the two-year-long celebrations, according to a press release issued by the embassy. On the occasion, the logo of the 60th Anniversary of diplomatic relations between India and Kuwait was also released.

Indian Ambassador Shri Sibi George delivered the opening welcome remarks in which he spoke about the confluence of the twin key milestones of India @ 75 and India-Kuwait @ 60. A special video encapsulating the spirit of the extremely close bilateral relations between India and Kuwait was screened during the event.

In addition, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s speech on ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’ was also played. The winner of the logo contest, who beautifully captured the essence of India-Kuwait partnership in his design; and Rangoli artists who created a splendid, colorful design on the festive occasion of Holi, were felicitated on the occasion.

Ashok Kalra, Advisor to Indian Business Network (IBN); Dr Susovana Sujit Nair, ‘She-The Change Nari Udyami Award 2019’ Awardee; Rajpal Tyagi, Pravasi Bhartiya Samman Awardee; Dr Amir Ahmed, president of the Indian Doctors Forum; and Kaizer Shakir, Chairman of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, Kuwait Chapter, also addressed the gathering on the occasion. The event witnessed tremendous response with hundreds of people from different walks of life in Kuwait participating virtually, the release added.


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