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Celebration of Vishwa Hindi Divas on January 16, 2020

Posted on: February 04, 2020 | Back | Print

The Embassy of India, Riyadh celebrated the Vishwa Hindi Divas on January 16, 2020 at the Embassy premises.Vishwa Hindi Diwas is celebrated every year on January 10 to commemorate the occasion of the first Hindi Conference held in Nagpur, in the Indian state of Maharashtra in 1975.

The event commenced with the remarks of theAmbassador of India to Saudi Arabia H. E. Dr. Ausaf Sayeed. Ambassadornoted the importance of Hindi and its unique place as India’s link language. He also mentioned its rising stature as aglobal language. The message of the Hon’ble Prime Minister was read out on the occasion.

This was followed by a cultural programme in which school children of International Indian School Riyadh performed a play on the importance of Hindi. Embassy officials and members of the Indian community recited Hindi poetry and delivered speeches in Hindi. A Hindi quiz was conducted for the audience which was well received.

The event concluded with the distribution of felicitation certificates to those who participated in various events held by the Embassy.

Over 200 members of the Indian community attended the event.



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