Flag-hoisting ceremonies in Riyadh, Jeddah

Arab News
Tue, 2017-08-15 03:00

RIYADH: The Embassy of India in Riyadh and the Consulate General in Jeddah will hold flag-hoisting ceremonies to mark the country’s Independence Day on Tuesday.
On the occasion of 71st Independence Day of India, Ambassador Ahmed Javed will be hoisting the national flag at 8:30 a.m. at the Indian Embassy premises in the Diplomatic Quarters, Riyadh.
The colorful flag-hoisting ceremony will be followed by the reading of the message of Indian President Ram Nath Kovind by the ambassador, who will also greet his compatriots on this occasion and interact with them during the event.
The Indian Consulate in Jeddah will also organize Independence Day celebrations.
The flag in Jeddah will be hoisted by Noor Rahman Sheikh, consul general of India, at the consulate’s building.
All members of the Indian community in Saudi Arabia and friends of India have been invited to attend the event.

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