Diwali a special opportunity to reflect on India-US friendship: Donald Trump

WASHINGTON: Greeting people at the instance of Diwali, US President Donald Trump said the festival of lighting is a special opportunity to mirror at the bond of friendship between India and the United States.

Trump said First Lady Melania joins him in sending their perfect wishes for a more than pleased and memorable Diwali.

He additionally recognised the "extraordinary" contributions of Indian-Americans within the building of the United States.

"Diwali is a special opportunity to reflect on the bond of friendship between the United States and India," Trump said in a special Diwali message issued on Wednesday.


"We recognise the extraordinary contributions of Indian-Americans to the strength and success of our nation. Their achievements in business and industry, public service, education, scientific research, and other fields continue to represent the very best of our American virtues and the spirit of the Diwali season," he said.


Asserting that Diwali is a joyous and non secular time marked via Hindus, Sikhs, Jains, and Buddhists, Trump said lighting fixtures of lamps at the instance symbolises the actual meaning of Diwali, which is triumph of sunshine over darkness and good over evil.


Republican National Committee (RNC) chairperson Ronna McDaniel additionally greeted people celebrating Diwali.


"We wish you and your family and friends a meaningful celebration of the victory of light over darkness. We at the RNC will continue to honour the traditions of diverse communities that enrich and strengthen our country," she said.
Diwali a special opportunity to reflect on India-US friendship: Donald Trump Diwali a special opportunity to reflect on India-US friendship: Donald Trump Reviewed by kailash soni on November 08, 2018 Rating: 5
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