UN DAY CELEBRATION ….NEW DELHI

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DSC05686Lions 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 .

NEW YEAR party with Russian Embassy

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IMG_1344The 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 !!

In Memorium ….Nelson Mandela

IMG_1211 IMG_1212 IMG_1214 IMG_1217 IMG_1218A final goodbye to MADIBA…Nelson Mandela!! The South African embassy hosted a prayer meeting to pay tribute to Nelson mandela .It was with great regards that each speaker spoke about this great human being .Mr Faruqh Abdullah spoke beautiful words for him that Madiba belonged to the whole world and not just South Africa has lost an icon .The Ambassador and his whole family were present along with well wishers .Mr Vikramjit Singh Sawhney ,Kavita Ashok were among others who bid the leader a final farewell .The evening was conducted at the Springdales school,Dhaula Kuan and was hosted by the Mr Mark who shared his personal experiences with Madiba .

ADIEU to Ambassador Salman Bashir

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IMG_1204Ougoing 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.

Embassy of Tajikistan celebrations

IMG_0829A 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 !

INDONESIA NATIONAL DAY

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IMG_0741Celebrated 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

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 .IMG_0557

NELSON MANDELA DAY Celebration

DSC05066The Embassy of South Africa celebrated the Birthday of Nelson Mandela today with kids from different schools .On this oc

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DSC05074assion 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 .