PM interacts with Indian community in the Netherlands

Published By : Admin | June 27, 2017 | 22:50 IST
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi today interacted with Indian community in the Netherlands. During his address, PM Modi appreciated the role of Indian diaspora in Netherlands and Suriname. He noted that Netherlands had the second largest Indian diaspora in entire Europe.
 
 
Prime Minister Modi said that each and every Indian staying in any part of the world was a 'Rashtradoot' (India's ambassador to the world). Shri Modi said that India took pride in being the land of diversity. Highlighting the strength of participative governance, PM Modi said, "Since taking office, our priority is Jan Bhagidari. We seek strength from people to bring a transformative change."
 
Speaking about cooperative federalism, Shri Modi remarked, "India is about cooperative federalism. The centre and states working together for the development of India, this is our effort."
 
 
The PM laid stress on women-led development. He said, "The role of women in the agriculture sector, cooperatives is very important. India's Nari Shakti is contributing to India's progress." Shri Modi lauded the role women were playing in every sphere be it armed forces or sports, teaching or health sector. He also shed light on maternity benefit bill recently passed by the Indian Parliament.
 
 
Prime Minister Modi said that it was vital take the country to newer heights as well as build a modern India. "The India of the 21st century cannot stay behind when it comes to technology and infrastructure. Everything we have must be world class", he added furthermore.
 
Prime Minister Modi also urged people in Netherlands to get their OCI cards.
 
 
 
 

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