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Independence Day Celebrated in Kazakhstan

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Embassy of India, Astana celebrated the 70th Independence Day of India on 15th August, 2016 with great fervor and enthusiasm. Ambassador Shri Harsh Jain unfurled the national flag at the Indian Cultural Centre in Nur-Sultan and Shri Naveen Kapur, Second Secretary unfurled the national flag at the Representative Office of India in Almaty.

The unfurling of the national flag was followed by national anthem, reading of President of India’s address to the nation on the eve of Independence Day and a short cultural programme. A short video on the “70th Year of Independence – 70 Initiatives by the Modi Government for People’s Welfare” was screened. Indian nationals, Persons of Indian Origin and Embassy staff attended the ceremony.