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15th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas ceremony at the Embassy

The Embassy of India, Beijing commemorated the 15th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas on January 9, 2019 at the Embassy premises.

2. The event began with the lighting of the lamp followed by the speech of Smt Prachi Gupta, President of Indian Community in Beijing. This was followed by the Cultural programme presented by the teachers and students of Swami Vivekananda Cultural Centre(SVCC).

3. Ms. Hou Wei, a Chinese national performed a rendition of Vaishnav Janto song. She was also awarded with an appreciation certificate signed by the External Affairs Minister Smt Sushma Swaraj.

4. In his address, Ambassador Shri Vikram Misri recalled the achievements of NRIs/PIOs community and spoke about their family values, their work ethics, their law-abiding nature and their ability to become a part of the communities they are living with.

5. On this occasion, Ambassador launched the Embassy of India, Beijing's official WeChat account ‘Indianembassy’.

6.. A special Photo Exhibition depicting the life and times of Mahatma Gandhi was also organized at the occasion.