Celebration of 68th Republic Day of India
: 2017-01-27 18:00:34 | |
The 68th Republic Day of India was celebrated in Tajikistan on 26th January 2017 with patriotic fervor. Ambassador Shri Somnath Ghosh unfurled the national flag and read out Rashtrapatiji’s address to the nation on the eve of Republic Day. This was followed by a short cultural programme by students of Indian Culture Centre. A film titled ‘A Day in the Life of India’ commissioned by the Ministry was shown on the occasion. About 100 people including members of Indian community, Embassy officials and friends of India attended the function.
Ambassador hosted a reception in the evening at Hyatt Regency which was attended by representatives of various Ministries, think tanks, academicians and members of diplomatic corps. H.E. Mr. Sirodjiddin Aslov, Foreign Minister was the Chief Guest. In his address Ambassador highlighted India’s achievements in recent years and its contribution to world peace and security. He also spoke about bilateral relations. Foreign Minister Aslov also addressed the gathering and spoke highly of India-Tajikistan relations. He appreciated India’s continued support for human resources development of Tajikistan and expressed the optimism that the relations will strengthen further in the years to come.
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