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Indian Embassy organizes ‘Familiarization Visit’ for students, teachers

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KUWAIT CITY, Sept 6: The Embassy of India, Kuwait, organized an ‘Embassy Familiarization Visit’ for more than 200 Indian students. The focus of the event was to make the students aware about the functioning of the Embassy on the occasion of Teachers’ Day on September 5, 2022. In his address to the students and teachers, H.E. Sibi George, Ambassador of India to Kuwait, extended greetings on this auspicious occasion which is celebrated to commemorate the birth anniversary of Dr. S. Radhakrishnan, former President of India.

H.E. Sibi George addressing teachers and students on Teachers’ Day.

The Ambassador in his address said he was happy to see the active participation of schools during the celebration of 60th Anniversary of diplomatic relations with Kuwait and also Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav celebrations. He stated the endeavor of the familiarization visit was to introduce the students to a holistic picture of what the embassy does and make the students stakeholders in promoting Indian culture and art in Kuwait.

Emergence
The Indian envoy emphasized and made the students aware about the emergence of India as a major power, focusing on the current efforts under the leadership of Prime Minister of India to transform India into an Aatmanirbhar Bharat and highlighted the many scientific achievements that India made in recent years like the invention of Made in India vaccine for Covid-19 and achievements in the field of space like Mangalyaan and Chandrayaan missions. “India is leading the world to find solution for climate change challenges,” said the Ambassador, and talked of India’s initiative to establish International Solar Alliance (ISA) which has over hundred countries as members.

(left) Students at the Embassy premises (right)Students paying a visit to the Indian Embassy library

“India has also undertaken the largest vaccination drive domestically with over 2 billion doses administered to combat the Covid 19 Pandemic,” he said, and highlighted the role played by the embassy in conduct of NEET, NATA and JEE examination in Kuwait for the first time in Kuwait which helped hundreds of Indian students during the pandemic period. The Ambassador stressed that, Embassy is always a home, away from home for all Indians in Kuwait including for the students.

During the event, a video documentary was presented giving a virtual tour of the Embassy, focusing on the working of the Embassy of India along with glimpses of the beauty of India. Also, a presentation was made on the topic ‘Introduction to Civil Service’ by the Second Secretary (Education) Ms. Anchita Kethwas. It focused on the pattern of the examination, eligibility criteria and requirements to be a Civil Servant. After the event, the students toured the Embassy premises to see practically the working of the Embassy on ground and also interacted with officers. For more details about the event, please visit the website and social media handles of the Embassy

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