Celebrating India's 67th Anniversary
The new home of the Indian High Commission in Jamaica at Earls Court in Arcadia was abuzz with specially invited diplomats, government officials and well-wishers to celebrate the republic's 67th anniversary on Thursday, January 26.
Dressed in saris and bright, elegant ensembles, guests mingled and shared laughs as they prepared for a night of excitement and entertainment.
In his greetings, India's High Commissioner Shri Sevala Naik conveyed his appreciation at the turnout. He also expressed his gratitude to Jamaicans as they have assisted Indians in settling in the country, and the continuous support he has received from the Government.
Jamaica and India share a mutual commitment to the development of their citizens, one that Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade Kamina Johnson Smith recognised in her brief address. Smith hopes that both countries will continue working together, maintaining their dynamic relationship.
After the formalities, Kingston Indian Choir took to the stage to deliver a memorable cultural number. The Anjali Dance Group followed with energetic, creative Indian dances that captivated the guests.
The night continued with guests indulging in a variety of traditional Indian dishes, in an atmosphere filled with joy and celebration as guests celebrated the milestone.