Vice President Naidu calls Qatar’s Indian community a ‘living bridge’ between two nations

07 June 2022 05:44 STI

Doha [Qatar]Jun 7 (ANI): Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu interacted with the Indian Diaspora on Monday and described India as a huge country with a large population where various languages ​​and cultures reside in unity and its people live in harmony. peace and harmony.
Underscoring the government’s vision of creating a new India that we can all be proud of, he recognized the 7.80 lakh strong Indian community in Qatar and pointed to them as a living bridge between the two nations.
“Indian businessmen who are strengthening trade and economic partnerships and veterans of the Indian Armed Forces who, after serving India diligently, add value through their experiences to our trusted partner, Qatar. Indeed, the diversity of our community in Qatar is extraordinary,” he said. in a statement while interacting with the Indian community in Doha.

India-Qatar relations have progressed since Prime Minister Narendra Modi activated the Look West policy as the Indian Prime Minister has taken a personal interest in actively engaging with Qatari leaders.
Speaking about the comprehensive energy partnership in another statement, he said India-Qatar cooperation is growing in defence, security, health and education sectors.
A seed bridge between India and Qatar was launched during Naidu’s visit to Qatar to connect the two countries’ innovative ecosystems.

Meanwhile, India and Qatar will soon mark the 50th anniversary of the establishment of full diplomatic relations between India and Qatar.
“Our constitutional architecture is the solid foundation of ‘inclusion’, of leaving no one behind. This is the vision that resonates with the overall philosophy of the current government, led by Prime Minister Modi who believes in ‘Sabka Sath, Sabka Vikas, Sabka Vishwas and Sabka Prayas,” he said during his discussion.
Moreover, he also urged the Indian community to maintain ties with the Janam Bhoomi, India.
“Your Karma Bhoomi is Qatar and you should devote yourself to the progress of Qatar. At the same time, don’t forget your Matra Bhoomi, India,” he said in a statement.
He urged the Indians of Qatar to contribute to the rapid socio-economic development and transformation taking place in India, saying that everyone can benefit immensely from the skills and talents of the diaspora.
Let us all pledge to strive for a new India which shares the fruits of development with all and realizes Sankalpit Bharat, Sashakt Bharat, Atmarnirbhar Bharat and Shreshta Bharat, he said concluding his statement.
Vice President Venkaiah Naidu is on a three-day visit to Qatar to strengthen bilateral relations. He also visited Gabon and Senegal as part of his three-country visit where India has signed two MoUs in Gabon and three MoUs in Senegal in different sectors, highlighting the warm relations and friendships between the two countries.
The Vice President is accompanied by Dr Bharati Pravin Pawar, Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare, Sushil Kumar Modi, MP, Vijay Pal Singh Tomar, MP, P. Raveendranath, MP and senior officials from the Vice President’s Secretariat and Department of External Affairs. (ANI)

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