Lions Club International celebrated UNO day at Chanakyapuri on 4th of November where 18 diplomats were felicitated with Lifetime achievement award for their unparalleled work and unceasing efforts for humanity and their nation.
The spirit of the event was very high as we cherished the fruits of our hard work .
Diplomats from Uganda,Kenya,Belarus,Mongolia,Turkey ,Palestine,Cape Verde,Estonia,Dominican Republic,Bolivia,Tovalu,Algeria,Qatar and Poland were amongst the ones who were honoured.
This was followed by high tea .
The Russian Embassy hosted the most fabulous and larger than life welcome party for 2014 !
Attended by the who is who of the city and the diplomatic circle,the evening was a treat with food ,wine ,music ,great guests , ambassadors and diplomats dressed in costumes .Some were beyond recognition !I still am guessing who it was under certain disguises !!
Bhutan is a charming neighbour with beautiful landscape and great ethos .A small team of members paid a visit to Rashtrapati bhawan to meet the King and queen of Bhutan .It was an intriguing exchange of ideas and I am floored with their humble demeanour .
Rabindra sangeet filled the hall and all were mesmerised with the dance performance which told the story of Bangladesh’s independence .Political leaders,diplomats and arty guests filled the hall and it was an evening to remember .The HH Mr Mehboob played a good hearty host .
Ougoing Ambassador Salman Bashir and his beautiful wife Tarannum were given a farewell party at the pakistan High Commission .The evening saw many bigwigs of the Indian circuit enjoying Qawali by Rizwan and Muzzam Ali Khan . Mr.Ram Jethmalani,Hansraj Hans,Uma Vasudev ,Uma Sharma and Ratan Kaul were some elegantly dressed guests who added charm to the farewell .Mr Shashi Tharoor made a brief appearance too.
A great day to mark the friendship between India and Tajikistan ,the embassy celebrated with who is who of the political diplomat circle of Delhi .Seen in the picture are Ratan kaul ,Minister of external affairs Ms Parneet Kaur ,Ambassador of Tajikistan and Social activist and Etiquette guru Kavita Ashok .An evening of joy ,friendship and fine dining !
Celebrated athe embassy of Indonesia,the evening’s highlight were the beautiful traditional costumes of the Ambassador and his wife !I could not hold myself from complimenting them !Food,wine ,music,dance and a great ambience made for a good evening !
Iftaar party at Leela was a beautiful evening .Ambassadors and Indian leaders in full harmony joined in the celebration .Mr Salman Bashir was spotted enjoying the delights along with other heads of states .
Seen in the picture are Kavita Ashok with Ambassador Of Seychelles Mr Waven Williams .Also seen were Ratan Kaul,Subha Tampi,Harshit Sehgal,Aida shafinaz Allies , MR KL Malhotra ,MR Zirgham Raza and Mr Subodh kumar Jain .
The Embassy of South Africa celebrated the Birthday of Nelson Mandela today with kids from different schools .On this oc
assion the Ambassador gave a heartwarming speech and interacted with the children.
Diplomats and children together sang ‘We shall overcome ‘and the auditorium was filled with inspiration and joy !Among the invitees were Padamshri Vikramjit Singh Sahney,Ex Ambassador of India Mr Mukherjee,Mr BhupinderSingh Suri from the Sports Authority of India,Kavita Ashok social activist and Director ICHR and Sharmishta from the Planning Commission of India.Hema and Ishwar pulled together the event supported by the staff and intern Roshni Ashok .Seen in the pictures are two young volunteers for the Cause Roshni and Suhani Ashok ,Kavita with Sharmishta,MR vikramjit sahney with Bhupinder Singh Suri and Kavita Ashok .