KUWAIT CITY, Jan 26: The 68th Republic Day of India was celebrated with traditional enthusiasm and patriotic fervor in Kuwait at the Embassy premises by unfurling of the National tri-colour Flag by Ambassador Sunil Jain.
More than 4,000 Indian nationals participated with great joy and enthusiasm. After singing of National Anthem and the reading out the message of the Honorable Rashtrarpatiji by ambassador, several patriotic songs were sung on this joyous occasion.
The performances of the Bohra Band held everyone spellbound. The highlight of the event was participation by various Indian schools who took part in the event with great enthusiasm. There was an Open House grand reception for all, serving hot chhole & bhature, steaming hot idlis with sambar, gulab jamun, tea and juice. Meanwhile, His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah sent Thursday a cable to Indian President Pranab Mukherjee, congratulating him on his country’s National Day.
His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al- Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah sent similar cables. Also, Kuwait’s National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Ali Al-Ghanim sent on Thursday two cables of congratulations to Speaker of the Lower House (Lok Sabha) in India Sumitra Mahajan and Speaker of the Upper House (Rajya Sabha) Mohammad Hameed Ansari on the occasion of their country’s National Day.