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Indian Embassy celebrates 73rd Independence Day of India

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Indian Embassy celebrates 73rd Independence Day of India

Embassy of India, Muscat, celebrated the 73rd Independence Day of India on 15 August 2019. Shri MunuMahawar, Ambassador of India to the Sultanate of Oman, unfurled the Indian Flag, in the morning at the premises of Embassy, in the presence of over 500 members of the Indian Community in Oman.

          The unfurling of flag was followed by singing of National Anthem. Ambassador gave a brief speech and read out excerpts from the address of the President to the Nation. He greeted the Indian Community in Oman and thanked them for their outstanding contributions in strengthening India’s friendly relations with Oman. He expressed his appreciation for the support extended by the Indian community to the Embassy, including volunteers and social workers from within the community. 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 Muscat (ISM) presented a patriotic song adding to the sense of pride and enthusiasm in the celebrations. Some members of Indian community also recited patriotic poems. The winners of online quiz on Gandhi@150 and students of ISM were felicitated by the Ambassador. In the end, Ambassador interacted with the members of Indian community individually and thanked them for joining the celebration.

          India's Independence Day was also celebrated with patriotic fervor across all Indian Schools in Oman and Ambassador attended the celebrations at Indian School Darsait as Chief Guest. Indian Social Club Oman organized a cultural program showcasing the diversity and richness of Indian culture in the evening of 15 August, which was also attended by  Ambassador. 

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Muscat, 15th August 2019