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.

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 !

RUSSIAN NATIONAL DAY CELEBRATIONS …a gala event

DSC04915DSC04905DSC04912DSC04913DSC04914DSC04904DSC04909The celebration of RUSSIAN National Day was regal .Beautiful lighting in the lawns,girl jazz band all the way from Moscow and 200 guests from all embassies and Indian diplomats. Few desrving Indians were fecilitated with Russian awards and titles . In the pictures are American ambassador ,Ratan Kaul,Kavita AShok,Nasir,Deepak,Promilla of Delhi diary and Dr Neeraj Sahini.Kavita Ashok soaking the magnificance of the dinner hall and the embassy lawns .

Farewell to HE Dr Samuel K Mbamto of Nambia ….

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DSC04705The Indian Council for United Nations Relations presented a momento to HE Dr SamuelK Mbanto of Nambia on his farewell dinner at Vasant Continental ,New Delhi.President Ratan Kaul ,Mr KL Malhotra and me represented ICUNR and ICHR .Mr Navin Jindal presented the momento on our behalf .Ambassadors of all African states were present .Manish vij,Dr Mukul Jain ,Nidhi Jain added grace to the occassion ,