By Sami Zaptia.
Tripoli, 27 January:
The Indian embassy celebrated the 64th anniversary of India’s Republic day yesterday at the Radisson hotel, Tripoli.
Many . . .[restrict]VIPs, ambassadors, politicians, GNC members and members of the business community enjoyed the lavish buffet dinner.
Moreover there was a great exhibition of Mahatma Gandhi photographs, quotations with some excellent and remarkable photographs of the great man from his days in western clothes in South Africa.
In his welcoming remarks, Indian Ambassador Anil Trigunayat pointed out that India is the world’s largest democracy and one of the largest growing economies. In turn it welcomes the newest democracy in the world: Libya.
“We salute Libya for setting an example for others by carrying out exemplary elections”, the ambassador said.
“From the beginning we offered our help in 2011 and we continue to do so. We are going to set up a camp and workshop for artificial limbs, “The Indian-Libyan Artificial Limbs Centre”, at a cost of half-a-million dollars.”
“Equally in November we signed an MOU with the HNEC on cooperation in elections. India is a partner for development and progress with Libya”. [/restrict]