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Press Release: Republic Day celebrations at India House, Thimphu on 26th January 2019

The 70th Republic Day of India was observed with a ceremonial function on 26th January, 2019 at the Embassy Residence, Thimphu. The National Flag was unfurled by Ambassador Jaideep Sarkar, followed by playing of the National Anthem. The Ambassador read out the President’s Address to the Nation and inspected the Guard of Honour.

Dasho Ugyen K. Namgyel, Gyalpoi Zimpon to HM the King, presented a scarf to the Ambassador on behalf of the Royal Government of Bhutan. Zimpon along with the Cabinet Secretary, Foreign Secretary and the Chief of Protocol represented Royal Government of Bhutan in the ceremony.

The flag hoisting ceremony was attended by officers and family members of Indian Embassy, officers and other ranks of the Indian Military Training Team, Project DANTAK, Indians on deputation with the Royal Bhutanese Government, representatives from Public Sector Units and other members of the local Indian community. Over 500 members of the Indian community were present at the ceremony.


Thimphu
26th January 2019

 
 
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