The 66th Republic Day of India was celebrated on 26 January, 2015 in Kuwait at the Embassy premises with the unfurling of the National Flag by Indian Ambassador to Kuwait H.E. Sunil Jain. This was followed by the singing of the National Anthem and a reading of the address to the Nation of the Hon’ble President of India by the Ambassador. Several patriotic songs were sung on this happy occasion.
The highlights of the cultural function were mesmerizing performances by Carmel School-Khaitan, Integrated Indian School-Abbasiya, Kairali TV - Colours of Kuwait and Nanadanam School of Dance. The Embassy was colourfully decorated on this occasion with tri-colour balloons. An Open House Reception followed by serving all those present with parathas and chhole, gulab-jamuns, tea, juice and mineral water.
Despite heavy fog, about 3,000 Indian nationals from all walks of life in Kuwait, representing various Indian Associations, businesspersons, doctors, engineers, chartered accountants and domestic workers, as well as all the members of Embassy along with their family members, participated in the Republic Day function with great joy and enthusiasm.
The Ambassador extended his warm greetings to all members of the Indian community present in Kuwait. He also thanked His Highness The Amir, H.H. The Crown Prince and H.H.The Prime Minister of Kuwait for their benevolence showered on the Indian community in the friendly State of Kuwait.