Indian Ambassador to US, Mr. Arun K. Singh wished all the Indians on the occasion of India’s 69th Independence Day. It is celebrated every year on August 15.
Below is the text version of his speech which he delieverd today.
On the occasion of the 69th Independence Day of Republic of India, I extend my warm greetings and best wishes to Indian nationals, members of the Indian community and well wishers of India.
On this history day, we recall with reverence and respect, the courage and sacrifices of our freedom fighters who paved the way for the realization of a great nation which we all cherish today.
India occupies a distinct place in the community of nations by being the largest democracy that exemplifies unity in diversity and peaceful coexistence with the flourishing multi-cultural society.
India is making great strikes in various fields including education, economy, science and technology, and empowerment of its people.
Hailed as the defining partnership of the 21st century in the world. India and US are enhancing their relationship not only at the bilateral level but also at the regional and global levels.
With the historic visit of our prime minister in September last year and president Obama in January this year.
The leaders of both countries have given a great impetus to the momentum of this relationship.
Our bilateral trade and investment which are reaching new heights, I encouraging us to aspire for higher goals. Our cooperation has deepened in the established sectors while new fields are continuously to widen our relationship.
People to people contact is one of the strongest pillars of this growing relationship.
I take this opportunity therefore to thank Indian nationals and Indian-American community for their dynamic substantial and continuous contribution to strengthening the relationship between the largest and the oldest democracy.
The team at SHAupdates wishes everyone a very happy independence day to all.