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70th Republic Day of India

 

 1.  To mark the 70th Republic Day of India, the Mission organized two events, a reception on January 25, 2019 at Gran Melia, Caracas, Venezuela and a Flag Hoisting ceremony on January 26, 2019 at the Mission’s premises.

 

2. Vice President of Venezuela, H.E. Ms. Delcy Rodriguez was the Chief Guest on January 25. In her address she stated that the relations between India and Venezuela would growth, consolidate and expand. She also said that Mahatma Gandhi’s doctrine of peace and tolerance should guide the world to make it a better place. Cd’A highlighted India’s achievements in the last year along with the growth in its bilateral, commercial & cultural relationship with Venezuela.

 

3. The reception was also graced by Minister for Bank and Finance, H.E. Mr. Simon Zerpa and Minister of Ecosocialism H.E. Mr. Heryck Rannyer Rangel besides other dignitaries from the Government, members of diplomatic corps, Indian nationals and persons of Indian origin.

 

4. The video 'Relevance of Bapu's message in the contemporary world’ was screened. A Bollywood dance presentation by the local group Tatiana Fragiel Productions was also enjoyed by around 250 guests.

 

5. The flag hoisting ceremony was held at the Embassy on January 26, 2019. Cd’A read President’s address to the nation on the eve of Republic Day. Patriotic songs were sung by Ms. Anita Roy. About 50 people including Indian Diasporas, friends of India, Embassy officials and their families attended. Light Indian refreshments were served at the end.

 

Caracas

January 28, 2019


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