Indians in Argentina should participate in 'Pravasi Bharatiya Divas': PM Modi
There were unlimited possibilities of mutual cooperation between the two countries and "we can avail the benefits of our capabilities in the field of business, pharma, oil, gas, IT and space
Buenos Aires: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is in Argentina to participate in the G20 summit said Indians in Argentina are strengthening bilateral ties and taking it to a new level by playing the role of a bridge.
While attending 'Yoga for Peace' event, The Prime Minister said, "There were unlimited possibilities of mutual cooperation between the two countries and "we can avail the benefits of our capabilities in the field of business, pharma, oil, gas, IT and space".
"The cooperation between the two countries has an ability to create a golden future in sectors of water, land and space. You are all India's messengers. Your contribution is a bridge which connects both the countries," Modi added.
WHAT ELSE PM MODI SAID:
- Practices like yoga can further enhance the relationship between the two countries.
-The meaning of Yoga is to unite. Yoga connects us with 'wellness and happiness'.
-It led to overcome thousands of kilometres distance between India and Argentina and has been uniting the people of both the countries.
-I invite Indians residing in Argentina and their friends to visit India and understand the country in a vast way.
-All the Indians living in Argentina should come to India with their friends (and participate) in 'Pravasi Bharatiya Divas' programme to be organised in Kashi in January 2019. As the Ardh Kumbh will be going on at the same time in Prayagraj, you can observe the Indian culture, the face of a changing India and also a New India on these occasions.
-Issues such as global economy, sustainable development, climate change and economic fugitives, which are of interest to the entire global community will come up for discussion at the two-day summit that will begin on Saturday.
The Prime Minister congratulated the Argentine hockey team for winning their first match during the Hockey World Cup held in Odisha. Modi is slated to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping and US President Donald Trump on the sidelines of the G20 summit.
'Yoga for Peace' featured a mass yoga demonstration by 600 people, a song by famous Argentine singer Patricia Sosa, chanting of 'Om Namah Shivaya' and a short Indian classical dance performance.