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PM Modi attends 14th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas with Portuguese counterpart Antonio Costa


PM Modi attends 14th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas with Portuguese counterpart Antonio Costa

Bengaluru, Karnataka, Jan 08 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi, along with his Portuguese counterpart Antonio Costa, attended the 14th edition of the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas in Bengaluru on Sunday. The PM inaugurated the main convention of the programme, which is held every year on January 9 to commemorate the return of Mahatma Gandhi from South Africa to India.

Costa, the chief guest of the event, is on a seven-day visit to India. Launched by the Vajpayee government in 2003, the event is billed as the largest convergence of the Indian diaspora.

As part of the event, President Pranab Mukherjee will confer the Pravasi Bharatiya Samman on Monday.

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