Indian Embassy in Kuwait marks 73rd Republic Day

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Highlighting that the fight against Covid 19 pandemic is far from over, Ambassador urged the community to work together with the Embassy to ensure the welfare of the Indians in Kuwait and to help them face the challenges of the new variant…reports Asian Lite News

The embassy of India in Kuwait celebrated the 73rd Republic Day of India on Wednesday, 26th January 2022.  Keeping in view the prevailing circumstances on account of the COVID-19 pandemic, the celebrations were held in consonance with the COVID-19 health and safety guidelines issued by the Government of the State of Kuwait. The official programme was held from 0900 hrs at the Embassy of India premises. Ambassador Shri Sibi George paid floral tributes at the statue of Mahatma Gandhi followed by unfurling of the National Tricolour and singing of the Indian National Anthem and patriotic songs.

On the occasion, Hon’ble President of India’s Address to the Nation was read out by the Ambassador who also addressed the participants, including the ones who joined the event on the virtual platform. Ambassador said that this year’s Republic Day is of special significance as it comes during the 75th anniversary of India’s independence which is celebrated as Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav. He said that for every Indian it is an occasion to remember and pay home to the freedom fighters who sacrificed their lives to win India’s freedom. He recalled that the Constitution of India is not just a basic law of the land, but it also serves as a scripture for the social and economic transformation of India.

And today after seven decades India not only continues to be a thriving democratic country but also the fastest-growing major economy in the world. Ambassador highlighted the efforts of the Embassy to work with the community in promoting India-Kuwait relations and addressing the issues of concern to the community.  He thanked the community associations and groups in Kuwait for joining hands with the Embassy in supporting the community to face the challenges posed by Covid 19 pandemic.

Highlighting that the fight against Covid 19 pandemic is far from over, Ambassador urged the community to work together with the Embassy to ensure the welfare of the Indians in Kuwait and to help them face the challenges of the new variant. Ambassador also thanked all Indian associations and groups in Kuwait for participating in various events organized by the Embassy to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between India and Kuwait and also the 75th anniversary of India’s independence. The whole event was live-streamed on Mission’s social media handles.

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