US returns artifacts to India during PM Modi's visit

Published By : Admin | June 7, 2016 | 03:30 IST
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US begins process of returning more than 200 stolen cultural objects back to India
Return of heritage can prove to be a binding force in bilateral ties: PM
People are attracted towards India for the country's ancient civilisation: PM Modi
Both, governments and laws have become more alert on trafficking of cultural artefacts: PM 

PM Narendra Modi today attended an event for return of idols. The event marked beginning of process of returning more than 200 stolen cultural objects back to India. The PM thanked US President Obama for having taken the decision to return the ancient treasures. Shri Modi added that such heritage too could prove to be a binding force in bilateral ties.

The Prime Minister remarked that people were attracted towards India for the country's ancient civilisation and wanted to see the rich history a place offers & the historical culture. 

The PM further added, "Both, governments and laws have become more alert on trafficking of cultural artefacts & are working to prevent it." Technology, he said, could help catch hold those indulging in illicit trafficking.
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PM thanks world leaders for their greetings on India’s 73rd Republic Day
January 26, 2022
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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."