The 67th Independence Day of India was celebrated on August 15, 2013 in Kuwait at the Embassy premises by unfurling of the National Flag by the Ambassador of India, Mr. Satish C. Mehta, singing of the National Anthem and reading of the Address to the Nation of the Hon’ble President of India. The bugle band of the Bohra Community played a variety of marching tunes to the delight of the assembled gathering. This was followed by singing of patriotic songs by members of the Indian community.
Members of the Indian community in Kuwait from all walks of life including representatives of Indian associations, businessmen, doctors, engineers, other professionals, domestic workers and Embassy staff with their families participated with joy and enthusiasm in the open air celebrations reflecting India’s rich ethnic, linguistic, religious, and cultural diversity.
In his message on the occasion, the Ambassador stated that India-Kuwait relations are historic, close and characterized by mutual respect and understanding. He lauded the contribution of the Indian community in Kuwait’s development and to India-Kuwait relations. He extended his warmest greetings to all members of the Indian community in Kuwait and highlighted the efforts made by the Embassy to effectively address the concerns of the community.
The Ambassador also extended his best wishes for the continued good-health and prosperity of His Highness The Amir, His Highness the Crown Prince, His Highness The Prime Minister and the people of the friendly State of Kuwait.