Kovind says diaspora a key partner in India’s International outreach

President Ram Nath Kovind has stated that the diaspora was a key partner in India’s international outreach.
Mr Kovind, who arrived here on a three-day visit on Sunday, addressed members of the Indian community at a reception hosted by Ambassador Somnath Ghosh.
He said that a major change has been made in the Indian Government’s mechanism to connect with the overseas Indian community.
Emotional, cultural, economic and institutional relations between India and its diaspora have become stronger in the past few years. Missions have been instructed to promptly respond to those in need of assistance.
Addressing the “Friends of India in Tajikistan”, the President assured them that India will continue to give its cooperation to Tajikistan in capacity building and development. He appreciated the work of Tajikistan’s Indologists.
The Padma Shri had been conferred on the famous Indologist, Prof. Habibullo Rajabov this year for his contribution in education and literature, he pointed out.

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