India’s important role in development strategy of Guyana: President of Guyana at Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas
New Delhi: Participating in the Pravasi Bhartiya Sammelan organized in India’s cleanest city Indore, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that Indore is a daur (era) that goes ahead of time. In his address that lasted for 24 minutes during the Pravasi Bharatiya Sammelan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that India is engaged in realising the feelings of Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam.
Inaugurating the conference, Modi said that after four years, the Pravasi Bharatiya Sammelan is being held with full grandeur. Meeting face to face has its own pleasure. I welcome all of you on behalf of 130 crore Indians. People have come here to pay homage to their soil with their achievements in their respective fields.
Modi further said: This is happening here, in the heartland of Madhya Pradesh. The water of Maa Narmada in Madhya Pradesh, the tradition here, the spirituality here, there are so many things that will make your journey unforgettable. Recently, the palace of Lord Mahakal has expanded. I hope all of you go there and seek the blessings of Lord Mahakal.
The President of Guyana, Dr. Mohammed Irfan Ali, thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for inviting him for the ceremony and described India as a great country. Praising Indore, he said that the arrangements and facilities here are excellent.
Guyana President Irfan Ali said that today is a memorable day in the history of India. Mahatma Gandhi’s relation with India and Africa is very old. Mahatma Gandhi has played a role in the freedom struggle of India and Africa. India showed the way to the world by making Corona vaccine. This is a commendable work.
He further said that India’s concept of Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas and Sabka Vishwas is excellent. Guyana and India will work together on a range of issues. The strength of this country is its culture. India is the leader in the world in development. India is also moving ahead strongly in technology sharing.
Guyana is also developing. There is a lot of potential here for Indians. There are many facilities. Guyanese people are ready to invest in India with the inspiration of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Guyana is moving forward in food, health, energy. India plays a big role in the strategy and framework to achieve Guyana’s goals.
Suriname’s President Chandrikaprasad Santokhi said: My greetings to all of you. Mother Janmabhoomi Swargadapi Gariyasi. Mother’s birthplace is greater than heaven. Indore is a very beautiful city.I and my delegation got intimacy and better hospitality and respect here. India and Suriname have many similarities in cultural exchange. Guyana is a cultural country like India. Many national festivals are celebrated here.
Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that there have been two Narendras in India… 100 years ago there was one Narendra Swami Vivekananda ji who called India the world guru. Today, this work is being done under the leadership of second Narendra and is moving forward to become Vishwaguru.