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Consulate General of India

15 August, 2018
Press Release


Independence Day Celebrations – 2018

On the occasion of the 71stanniversary of  Independence Day of India, Smt. Sumathi Vasudev, Acting Consul General of India in Dubai, unfurled the National Flag this morning at the Consulate premises in the presence of the Indian community. The Indian flag was also hoisted by the Indian Community in the other Northern Emirates.

About 1000 members of the Indian community from all walks of life - students, teachers, businessmen, professionals, workers and others - attended the function.

The Acting Consul General welcomed everybody present and read out President’s Address to the Nation on the eve of the Independence Day. The full Address is available on www.cgidubai.gov.in .
The speech was followed by a brief cultural programme.

We have celebrated the last one year since Independence Day 2017 as India@70. During this period with the help of the community we organized more than 70 very successful programmes to celebrate the 70th anniversary year of India’s Independence.