In­dian Em­bassy in Mus­cat marks coun­try’s 71st Repub­lic Day

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Em­bassy of In­dia, Mus­cat, marked the 71st Repub­lic Day of In­dia on Jan­uary 26. The event started with every­one present ob­serv­ing one minute si­lence in re­mem­brance of Late His Majesty Sul­tan Qa­boos bin Said. H E Munu Ma­hawar, Am­bas­sador of In­dia to the Sul­tanate of Oman, un­furled the In­dian flag, at the premises of the em­bassy, in the pres­ence of over 300 mem­bers of the In­dian com­mu­nity in Oman.

The un­furl­ing of flag was fol­lowed by sing­ing of Na­tional An­them. The am­bas­sador gave a brief speech and read out ex­cepts from the ad­dress of the Pres­i­dent of In­dia to the na­tion. The am­bas­sador paid rich tributes to Late His Majesty Sul­tan

Qa­boos for his sem­i­nal role in re­gional peace and sta­bil­ity. He stated that Late His Majesty Sul­tan Qa­boos was a true friend of In­dia and chief ar­chi­tect of In­dia-Oman part­ner­ship.

The am­bas­sador also spoke about the im­por­tance of Repub­lic Day and growth and devel­op­ment in In­dia af­ter In­dia’s con­sti­tu­tion came into ef­fect. He men­tioned about year­long cel­e­bra­tion ti­tled as ‘Con­sti­tu­tion Day and cam­paign on Cit­i­zen’s Du­ties’ to com­mem­o­rate the 70 years of adop­tion of In­dia’s Con­sti­tu­tion and re­quested ac­tive par­tic­i­pa­tion of In­dian com­mu­nity in it.

The am­bas­sador greeted the In­dian com­mu­nity in Oman and thanked them for their out­stand­ing con­tri­bu­tions in strength­en­ing In­dia’s friendly re­la­tions with Oman. He also ex­pressed his ap­pre­ci­a­tion for the sup­port ex­tended by the In­dian com­mu­nity to the em­bassy, in­clud­ing vol­un­teers and so­cial work­ers. He also re­it­er­ated the com­mit­ment of the em­bassy to do its best in de­liv­ery of con­sular and com­mu­nity wel­fare ser­vices to the In­dian com­mu­nity in Oman.

Stu­dents of In­dian School Dar­sait sang the Na­tional An­them adding to the sense of pride and pa­tri­o­tism in the cel­e­bra­tions. In the end, the am­bas­sador in­ter­acted with the mem­bers of In­dian com­mu­nity and thanked them for join­ing in the cel­e­bra­tion.

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