17th Pravasi Bhartiya Divas Celebrated, PM Modi Says Every NRI is our Brand Ambassador!
9th January, Chennai: Every year Pravasi Bharatiya Divas is celebrated on the 9th of January. This year, on the occasion of Pravasi Bharatiya Divas, a three-day convention is being organized in Indore, which started from 8th of January. On the occasion of Pravasi Bharatiya Divas, PM Narendra Modi, External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar and many other ministers along with foreign dignitaries also reached Indore.At the 17th Pravasi Bhartiya Divas convention held in Indore, PM Modi said that every NRI present at the convention has achieved unprecedented success in their respective fields. He mentioned how the celebration in Madhya Pradesh is special as the state is referred to as ‘Heart of India. He mentioned all Indian expatriates are the country’s brand ambassadors who shall be critical in advancing the role of India in yoga, cultural exchanges, production of millets, as well as taking forward the legacy of ‘Make in India’.
PM Modi also spoke about the digital exhibition that showcases India’s freedom struggle as India recently celebrated its 75 years of Independence. He also mentioned India’s vision of Swadesho Bhuvantrayam which means that the whole world is one’s country.
Guyana President Mohammad Irfan Ali, the Chief Guest of the Pravasi Bhartiya Divas convention, expressed his gratitude to Madhya Pradesh and Indore. He thanked Prime Minister Modi for inviting him to the program.
EAM Jaishankar in his welcome address said that the objective of Pravasi Bharatiya Divas is to refresh relations, boost energy and add more phases to it, also mentioning PM Modi’s role in ensuring India emerges as a major power.14