Celebration of Republic Day 2016

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Embassy of India in Astana hosted a Reception at Hotel Radisson in the evening of 26th January, 2016 to celebrate the 67th Republic Day of India. 

Ambassador Shri Harsh K. Jain welcomed and addressed the guests. Highlighting the importance of the Indian Constitution, he spoke about the great strides made by India in the last 66 years. He observed that the last one year was particularly remarkable for India’s economic growth following the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi’s landmark initiative “Make in India” to promote India as a global manufacturing hub. He quoted the robust growth forecasts for India for next few years and the new initiatives being launched by the Indian government to further improve business climate. He stated that the last one year was also special for India-Kazakhstan bilateral relations. He noted that Prime Minister Modi’s visit to Kazakhstan in July, 2015 served to further strengthen bilateral relations and expand strategic partnership between the two countries. Ambassador wished a happy Republic Day to all Indian nationals and congratulated the people of Kazakhstan on the 25th anniversary of Kazakhstan’s independence this year. 

In his address, the Chief Guest Mr. Magzum Mirzagaliyev, Deputy Minister of Energy congratulated the people of India on the occasion of the 67th Republic Day of India and recalling the successful visit of India’s Prime Minister to Kazakhstan, laid a strong emphasis on close bilateral relations with India. 

About 200 people from the local government, Members of diplomatic corps, Academicians, Cultural Organizations, Businessmen and the members of Indian community attended the Reception. A video showing the Republic Day Parade in New Delhi was played on the large screens during the reception.

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