VP asks diaspora to be cultural ambassadors abroad

VP asks diaspora to be cultural ambassadors abroad

Lilongwe/New Delhi, Nov 5 :Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu has called upon the Indian community to be India’s cultural ambassadors representing the country’s values and way of life.

Addressing the Indian community in Malawi Sunday, he asked them to continue their mission of carrying India‘s message to the world.

Asserting that share and care was core to Indian philosophy, the Vice President asked the Indian community to keep building bridges of understanding and empathy as they have been doing, for so many decades. 'Share your prosperity with your Malawian brothers and sisters and make them partners in progress,' he added.

He is scheduled to meet Malawi President, Prof Arther Peter Mutharika and other Malawian government officials Monday, an official release here said. Mr Naidu said Indian cultural heritage had kept alive various Indian festivals celebrated with full religious fervour

and with the participation of the entire community and added that their 'strong and wider involvement in economic activities of Malawi is noteworthy'.

Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Krishan Pal Gurjar, Indian High Commissioner to Malawi Suresh Kumar Menon and other dignitaries were present. The Vice President highlighted the transformative reforms undertaken by the Narendra Modi government and said

India was marching ahead on the path of reforms. Stating that the business environment was changing for the better, he asked the Indian community to look at the transformation and take advantage of the situation. (UNI)