Geeta meets PM on return from Pakistan

Published By : Admin | October 26, 2015 | 19:43 IST
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Geeta meets PM Narendra Modi on return from Pakistan
"Welcome back home Geeta", says PM Modi
Every effort would be made to trace Geeta's family: PM Modi
PM Modi compliments Bilqis Bano Edhi, Founder of Edhi Foundation, Karachi, for taking care of Geeta
India to give the Edhi Foundation Rs. 1 crore, as a token of appreciation

Geeta, the differently-abled girl who had accidentally crossed over into Pakistan many years ago, met the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, this evening. She had returned to India earlier today.

"Welcome back home, Geeta" said the Prime Minister, as Geeta embraced him warmly. He assured Geeta that every effort would be made to trace Geeta's family, and that she will be looked after well. "All of India will take care of you," the Prime Minister said.

The Prime Minister complimented Ms Bilqis Bano Edhi, Founder of Edhi Foundation, Karachi, for taking care of Geeta with love and affection for so many years.

The Prime Minister announced that India would give the Edhi Foundation Rs. 1 crore, as a token of appreciation, not just for taking care of Geeta, but also for the wonderful work that the Foundation has been doing.

Upon learning that Ms. Bilqis Bano Edhi was born in Bantwa, in Junagadh, Gujarat, the Prime Minister invited her to visit Junagadh along with her family.

External Affairs Minister, Ms. Sushma Swaraj, who was present on the occasion, also complimented Ms. Bilqis and the Edhi Foundation for the love and affection that they have showered on Geeta.

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The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has thanked world leaders for their greetings on India’s 73rd Republic Day.

In response to a tweet by PM of Nepal, the Prime Minister said;

"Thank You PM @SherBDeuba for your warm felicitations. We will continue to work together to add strength to our resilient and timeless friendship."

In response to a tweet by PM of Bhutan, the Prime Minister said;

"Thank you @PMBhutan for your warm wishes on India’s Republic Day. India deeply values it’s unique and enduring friendship with Bhutan. Tashi Delek to the Government and people of Bhutan. May our ties grow from strength to strength."

 

 

In response to a tweet by PM of Sri Lanka, the Prime Minister said;

"Thank you PM Rajapaksa. This year is special as both our countries celebrate the 75-year milestone of Independence. May the ties between our peoples continue to grow stronger."

 

In response to a tweet by PM of Israel, the Prime Minister said;

"Thank you for your warm greetings for India's Republic Day, PM @naftalibennett. I fondly remember our meeting held last November. I am confident that India-Israel strategic partnership will continue to prosper with your forward-looking approach."

 

 

 In response to a tweet by PM of Maldives, the Prime Minister said;

Thank you President @ibusolih for your warm greetings and good wishes.

 

In response to a tweet by PM of Mauritius, the Prime Minister said;

Thank you Prime Minister @JugnauthKumar for your warm wishes. The exceptional and multifaceted partnership between our countries continues to grow from strength to strength.

 

In response to a tweet by PM of Australia, the Prime Minister said;

Wishing my dear friend @ScottMorrisonMP and the people of Australia a very happy Australia Day. We have much in common, including love for democracy and cricket!