Drive to reach out to PIOs in Caribbean

NEW DELHI: As a part of India's diaspora outreach, international minister Sushma Swaraj has written to all aged Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs), the ones above 90 years of age, in Trinidad and Tobago thanking them for his or her sacrifices and for promoting “Indianness” in international land.

The Indian mission in Trinidad and Tobago led via high commissioner Bishwadip Dey has introduced an initiative called ‘Celebrating The Elders’ which is meant to reconnect with PIOs.

The descendants of indentured workers, who first arrived in Trinidad and Tobago in the past due 18th and early 19th century, form nearly 42 consistent with cent of the full population, constituting an integral a part of the commercial, political and social cloth of this Caribbean nation.

According to the MEA, the presence of a substantial population of Indian beginning (the largest ethnic group) has contributed immensely to close bilateral relations between the 2 international locations.
Drive to reach out to PIOs in Caribbean Drive to reach out to PIOs in Caribbean Reviewed by Kailash on October 22, 2018 Rating: 5
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