India Day at Swedish Government Offices

India Day at Swedish Government Offices

On 2nd March, 2015, World Nations Association of Government Offices organization of Sweden initiated its new programme of celebrating “International Days” to give an exposure to global environment to the public servant with an ‘India Day’.  A five minute film on modern India made by Public Diplomacy Division was shown on the occasion to an audience of around 200 officials from different Swedish Ministries/Departments. The restaurants at Government offices at  Rosenbad 4 and Kryddgården at Mäster Samuelsgatan 70, will serve Indian cuisines during the week
 
Information about modern India was in well designed leaflets which would be distributed to more than a thousand persons.
 
The inaugural key note remarks were delivered by the Ambassador in which she, inter-alia, emphasized that India was round-the-year tourist destination due to its diverse geography and climate. Ambassador said that she had been struck by the large number of Swedish people who were posted to India for work and came back with India in their heart. Ambassador ended work and with an open invitation to participate in the “Namaste Stockholm” event on 23rd May in Kungsträgärden, which, she said, would bring India to the city for one day with Yoga, Ayurveda, hand crafted products, culture and tourism. The event continued with singing of a patriotic song by the melodious amateur singer Ms. Nandita Singh and a highly appreciated Kathak dance by the well-known danseuse Ms Sunita Singh. ‘India’ will be presented a second time on March 9, 2015. The main organizer the events Mr. Nasser Faridoon said that he was confident that those days will lead to more tourism to India.