Expat Indians congratulate Narendra Modi

Noted expatriate Indians Wednesday congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi on completing his first month in office.

New Delhi: Noted expatriate Indians Wednesday congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi on completing his first month in office.

A statement from United States India Political Action Committee (USIPAC), signed by Lord Meghnad Desai and other Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award (PBSA) winning overseas Indians, said they were looking forward to "engaging with a rejuvenated and vibrant India".

"We extend our warm wishes to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his new government on assuming office in India. The global Indian diaspora, as always, remains committed to the goodwill and image of India," said the statement.
"We are honoured to felicitate you on this momentous occasion. We look forward to engaging with a rejuvenated and vibrant India," it said.

Hasan Abdulkarim Chougule (Qatar), Bava Haji Pandalingal (Abu Dhabi), Prakash Lohia (Indonesia), Harindrapal Singh Banga (Hong Kong), Bikas Chandra Sanyal (France) and Lord Karan Bilimoria and Patricia Mario Rasario (both Britain) also signed the statement.

The Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award (PBSA) is the highest honour conferred by the government of India on overseas Indians. The PBSA is conferred by the President of India as a part of the annual Pravasi Bharatiya Divas convention.

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