Bengaluru: Prime Minister Narendra modi on Sunday addressed a large gathering during 14th Pravasi Bahartiya Divas in Bengaluru. the three days summit in which PM spoke about the engagement with overseas Indian community, and also paid tributes to father of the nation Mahatma Gandhi.
Highlights of His Speech:
-This is very Unfortunate that some worshipers of black money are framing and projecting our efforts as anti public.
-FDI is not only Foreign Direct Investment but for me it is First Developed India.
-I Thank Indian community live overseas for supporting in fight against black money and corruption.
-Pravasi Kaushal Vikas Yojna for Indian youth who seek employment overseas, this skill development program will be launched.
-The NRIs and PIOs have made brilliant contributions, they are role models for other countries immigrants, they also takes our culture and tradition where ever they go.
-Mahatma Gandhi, Pravasi divas a tribute to a great pravasi.
-The overseas Indians are true Identity of this event. It is a matter of pride for us that you all are here to attend the event.
-External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has particularly been proactive and prompt in reaching out to distressed Indians abroad using social media.
-There are over 30 million overseas Indians living abroad. They are not just respected for their numbers, but for the contributions they make.
-You can hold any passport, but if you are an Indian, we are always there for you. We do not see the colour of your passport, we see our relationship in blood. (Passport ka rang nahi dekhte hain, khoon ka rishta dekhte hain).