Over 500 people gathered at the Ambassador’s residence in Wassenaar, Netherlands to celebrate India’s 71st Independence Day. This was the first time the flag-hoisting function was held at the
Ambassador’s residence and witnessed the largest gathering of the Indian diaspora and friends of India on any such occasion. India and the Netherlands celebrate 70 years of establishing diplomatic relations this year, with the Dutch being amongst the first to establish diplomatic relations with independent India. The event was attended by Deputy Mayors of the The Hague Karsten
Klein and Rabin Baldewsingh, Theo Henrar Chairman of Tata Steel Nederland, Eric Niehe former Dutch Ambassador to India.
August 28, 2017
2017, Ambassador of India to The Netherlands