Warsaw: The Indian community in the Polish capital celebrated the country’s Republic Day in great spirit despite a biting cold and rains.
“The ceremony was attended by about 150 guests, including Mission’s officials and their families, local employees, Indian community members and friends of India,” said a release by Embassy of India, Warsaw.
Indians on Tuesday assembled at the newly built Indian embassy in great numbers, many coming from other cities such as Krakow and Gdansk.
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Indian ambassador to Poland Ajay Bisaria unfurled the tricolour and read out President Pranab Mukherjee’s speech to the nation. The recorded message of the President to the nation was screened in the auditorium of the Embassy.
Bisaria told the assembly that a Polish delegation led by the deputy prime minister will attend the ‘Make In India’ festival in Mumbai in February and that trade between the two countries will touch $5 billion by the end of 2017.