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The 68th Republic Day of India was celebrated on Thursday in Abu Dhabi
with traditional enthusiasm. Charge d’ Affaires (a.i.) Mr. Pavan Kumar Rai unfurled
the national Tricolor at the Embassy premises and the National Anthem was sung.
It was followed by C.d’A (a.i.) reading out the Address to the Nation by the
Hon’ble President of India, His Excellency Mr. Pranab Mukherjee. A large number of
members of the diplomatic corps, media, Indian community including workers from
far flung sites and representatives of various social and cultural associations attended
the function.
This was followed by a short cultural programme by children from various
schools in Abu Dhabi who sang patriotic songs. Nearly 800 members of the Indian
community attended the function at the Embassy, showing their love and respect for
their motherland.
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Abu Dhabi
26.01.2017

Refreshments were served to all participants in the celebrations.

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Abu Dhabi
October 2, 2016