At the Indore airport, President Chan Santokhi has received a cordial greeting. Santokhi was welcomed at the airport by the Madhya Pradesh Home Secretary Narottam Mishra, the Water Resources Minister Tulsi Silawat, and other officials. The Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) Convention, which starts today, is why the head of state is in India.
The 17th PBD Convention, which will be held in Indore until January 10, will include Santokhi as the special guest of honor. “Diaspora: Trusted Partners for India’s Progress in Amrit Kaal” is the convention’s theme.
Santokhi will meet with S. Jaishankar, the foreign minister, during his stay in Indore. To attend the conference, Jaishankar and Foreign Minister V. Muraleedharan also landed at the Indore airport on January 7.
Tomorrow, Guyana’s President Mohamed Irfaan Ali and special guest of honor, President Santokhi, will speak before Prime Minister Narendra Modi opens the convention. The president will also have a meeting with Prime Minister Modi.
On January 10, Santokhi will speak with Droupadi Murmu, the president of India. He will be present at the Pravasi Bharatiya Samman’s award presentation and farewell session. According to media guidance from the Indian Foreign Ministry, he will attend the event in Indore on January 11.
Chandrikapersad Santokhi will fly to Ahmedabad on January 12 to take part in a number of events there. On January 13, he will return to New Delhi and take part in a number of activities. On January 14, he will depart from India.
According to the State Department’s news release, more than 3,500 diaspora participants from close to 70 different nations have registered for the PBD conference. After a four-year break, the PBD convention is once again open to the public. It is the initial case following the Covid-19 pandemic outbreak. Due to the Covid-19 outbreak, the previous Pravasi Bharatiya Divas was hosted virtually.