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Pravasi Bharatiya Divas Celebrations, 2018 at Embassy of India, Berne

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Embassy of India, Berne Celebrated Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) 2018 on January 9, 2018 with the active participation of Pravasi Indians from all over Switzerland. The day which commemorates the return of Mahatma Gandhi to India on January 9th 1915 to lead the Indian Independence Struggle, is a celebration of the contributions of Overseas Indians to the development of India. Ambassador Mr. Sibi George welcomed everyone to India House, Berne where the celebrations were conducted. Proceedings of the First PIO Parliamentarians' Conference as part of the PBD Celebrations in New Delhi along with the Prime Minister's message were screened during the event. This was followed by a discussion session on 'the roadmap for engaging with Indian Diaspora' and another on 'the co-ordination with Associations of Indian Diaspora for complementing the efforts of the Mission'. Indian Diaspora actively participated in the discussions. The lively dialogue adds to the enhanced engagement of the Mission with the Diaspora.


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