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Celebration of the 74th Independence Day of India

Posted on: August 17, 2020 | Back | Print

Celebration of the 74th Independence Day of India

The 74th Independence Day of India was celebrated today at the Embassy. Ambassador Dr. Ausaf Sayeed hoisted the Tricolour followed by rendition of National Anthem.

The Ambassador conveyed his greetings to the Indian community in the Kingdom and also read out excerpts from the Address of the Hon’ble President, highlighting various achievements and policy initiatives taken by the Government of India.  

In view of the COVID-19 pandemic, a restricted gathering of select Indian community members and Embassy Officials attended the event. The event was also streamed live through the Embassy’s Facebook page.

Later in the day, the Ambassador addressed larger group of Indian community and media persons based in the Kingdom through video conference, highlighting various initiatives of the Government of India, developments in India-Saudi Arabia bilateral relations and steps taken by the Mission during the pandemic, including the repatriation of Indian nationals through the Vande Bharat Mission and other welfare measures.

The video of the Event may be accessed at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=reihN2qRFEM&t=23s

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