The national day of Africa was celebrated at Vasant continental with a gathering of all Ambassadors and delegates .Surprisingly I could spot a few kids too ,now that is sweet because it was really a celebration in the true and complete sense ! HRD minister Dr Shashi Tharoor presided the event, chased by media .This was followed by dinner ,though it was hot in the open lawns even at 8pm .Spotted were Ratan kaul ,Mr K.L Malhotra and Kavita Ashok from ICUNR and ICHR,Renu Malhotrs,Mr Suresh Kumar and Kallol Bhattacherjee from The Week .
To facilitate HE Mr Alexander Kadikan , for completing 25 years in India as the Russian Ambassador ,The Delhi Study group headed by Mr Vijay Jolly organised an event at the Constitution club of India ,Rafi Marg .The event was very well attended by Ambassadors and other diplomats ,the Mayor of North Delhi ,Sarita Choudhary -The mayor of South Delhi and so on .
The pictures are with the ambassadors of Taiwan and Kazakistan ,one with Mr Vijay Jolly and the last one with the Russian ambassador and Mr Vijay Jolly .
The highlight of the ceremony was the Russian Ambassadors speech in pure Hindi !
The National Executive meet with WHRPA brought together people who believed in Human Rights and stood for them .The convener Shamim A khan had distinguished speakers on the dias. I as Director with INdian Council For Human Relations and Indian Council for United Nations Relations Spoke with emphasis on acid attacks on girls ,molestation ,rapes ,mal nutrition ,State of women in India with some inputs for the youth .My speech was well appreciated because I was the only woman speaker and I put in direction for youth and women while other speakers narrowed in on Unemployment ,poverty ,corruption etc.
The 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 ,