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Jaishankar lauds role of Indian talents and creativity in foreign lands, says diaspora has demonstrated exceptional quality of dedication, commitment in many fields…reports Asian Lite News

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar appreciated the role of Indian talents and creativity in foreign lands and said that the diaspora has demonstrated exceptional quality of dedication, commitment, and perseverance in many fields, in an address at the valedictory session of the 17th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas in Indore, Madhya Pradesh, on Tuesday.

The EAM said that Indian citizens abroad have an admirable reputation in their respective societies as a result of their contributions, successes, and accomplishments. “Representing the best of Indian talent and creativity in foreign lands, our diaspora has demonstrated the exceptional quality of dedication, commitment, and perseverance in many fields. Their contributions and achievements and successes have earned them an enviable reputation in their respective societies,” Jaishankar said during the address at the 17th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas in Indore.

Each of them has done us proud and the awards being presented today are a reflection of that sentiment. From this convention, it’s clear that global demand for Indian talent, skills & practices will only increase, he added.

He also expressed gratitude to President Murmu for her presence during the event and said that the day means so much to everyone, The minister also appreciated the presence of the President of Guyana, Mohammad Irfan Ali who is the chief guest of the event and also thanked the President of Suriname, Chandrikapersad Santokhi for their distinguished presence at this event.

Jaishankar further added that the convention takes place as India celebrates the Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav and enters the Amrit Kaal and said that it is time to recognize the sacrifices and achievements of the past as the country prepares for the ambitions of the future.

“This convention takes place as we celebrate the Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav and enter the Amrit Kaal. It is time to recognize the sacrifices and achievements of the past as we prepare for the ambitions of the future,” he said.

Talking on the Youth PBD, the External Affairs Minister said that they are an effort to capture the optimism of the coming generation and PM Modi’s address gave us the vision and guidance for the journey that we embark on.

“The council of the presidents of Guyana and Suriname and the warm sentiments that they expressed to convey the good wishes of our family abroad in this regard. Five union minister and 3 ministers of state have also spared their time to interact with our overseas brothers and sisters,” the EAM said.

The convention was inaugurated on Tuesday by Prime Minister Narendra Modi who also released a commemorative postal stamp ‘Surakshit Jaayen, Prashikshit Jaayen’ > The PM also inaugurated the first-ever digital PBD Exhibition on the theme ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav – Contribution of Diaspora in Indian Freedom Struggle’.

Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) Convention is the flagship event of the Government of India that provides an important platform to engage and connect with overseas Indians and enable the diaspora to interact with each other.

The theme of this PBD Convention is ‘Diaspora: Reliable partners for India’s progress in Amrit Kaal’. Over 3,500 diaspora members from nearly 70 different countries have registered for the PBD Convention. (ANI)

Jaishankar praises role of Indians living in Gulf

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar met the Indian diaspora from Gulf in 17th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) in Madhya Pradesh’s Indore on Tuesday and appreciated their role and contribution in taking India’s partnership in the Gulf to a higher level.

Jaishankar stated that the community had also acknowledged the higher importance that the Modi Government had given to the Gulf when he interacted with the ecstatic diaspora. “Glad to meet with our enthusiastic community from UAE and Bahrain. Appreciated their contribution in taking India’s partnership in the Gulf to a higher level. They also recognized the greater priority that the Modi Government has accorded to the Gulf,” the External Affairs Minister tweeted.

Indian diaspora from the Gulf countries, including Saudi Arabia, Qatar, UAE and Bahrain participated in the 3-day convention of Pravasi Bharatiya Divas.

At the valedictory session of the 17th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas in Indore, Madhya Pradesh, on Tuesday, Jaishankar said that Indian citizens abroad have an admirable reputation in their respective societies as a result of their contributions, successes, and accomplishments.

“Representing the best of Indian talent and creativity in foreign lands, our diaspora has demonstrated the exceptional quality of dedication, commitment, and perseverance in many fields. Their contributions and achievements and successes have earned them an enviable reputation in their respective societies,” Jaishankar said during the address at the 17th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas in Indore.

Jaishankar also added that the convention coincides with India’s celebration of the Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav and entry into the Amrit Kaal and that it is time to honor the sacrifices and triumphs of the past as the nation gets ready for its aspirations for the future.

Regarding the Youth PBD, the External Affairs Minister said that it is an attempt to capture the optimism of the next generation and that PM Modi’s address provided everyone with the vision and direction for the journey that we as a country are about to take.

“Our diaspora brothers and sisters will always have a special place in our hearts, not only as extended family members but as responsible stakeholders in India’s development,” President Droupadi Murmu said during her address at 17th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas in Indore, Madhya Pradesh on Tuesday.

Moreover, during the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) in Indore, President Droupadi Murmu conferred Pravasi Bharatiya Samman awards to the recipients.

Reena Vinod Pushkarna from Israel in Business/Community Welfare, Maqsooda Sarfi Shiotan from Japan in Education, Prof. Sanjeev Mehta from Bhutan in Education, Prof. Jagadish Chennupati from Australia Science & Technology/ Education, Darshan Singh Dhaliwal from USA in Business/Community Welfare were among many who were to receive awards from President Murmu, according to the official statement of Ministry of External Affairs.

The convention was inaugurated on Tuesday by Prime Minister Narendra Modi who also released a commemorative postal stamp ‘Surakshit Jaayen, Prashikshit Jaayen’ .

The PM also inaugurated the first-ever digital PBD Exhibition on the theme ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav – Contribution of Diaspora in Indian Freedom Struggle’.The Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) Convention is the Government of India’s flagship event and offers a crucial forum for interaction between the diaspora and Indians living abroad.

The theme of this PBD Convention is ‘Diaspora: Reliable partners for India’s progress in Amrit Kaal’. Over 3,500 diaspora members from nearly 70 countries registered for the PBD Convention. (ANI)

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