The Embassy of India, Abu Dhabi together with Consulate General of India, Dubai celebrated Gandhi Jayanti with great fervour. Smt. Neeta Bhushan, Charge d’ Affaires briefly addressed the gathering.
Live streaming of the inauguration of the Pravasi Bharatiya Kendra (PBK) by Hon’ble Prime Minister of India, Mr. Narendra Modi was screened and watched with keen interest by the expatriate Indians and others. PBK meant for the benefit of 27 million Non Resident Indians and People of Indian Origin all over the world. PBK will also act as a focal point for all those who are still searching for their roots in India.
School children rendered Gandhi Bhajans. The program included paying of floral tributes to the photograph of Mahatma Gandhi by His Excellency Mr. Anurag Bhushan, Consul General of India, Smt. Neeta Bhushan, Charge d’ Affaires and Eminent Indian Personalities. A large number of members of the diplomatic corps, media, Indian community and representatives of various associations of expatriate Indians attended the function.
Refreshments were served to all participants in the celebrations.
October 2, 2016