Republic Day at UN: Russia, China, France & Britain diplomats attend India’s reception in New York
Jan 27, 1:35 PM
Scores of diplomats, including Ambassadors of four of the five permanent members of the UN Security Council – Russia, China, France and Britain – attended one of the largest Republic Day receptions outside India at the UN headquarters in New York. India’s Permanent Representative to the UN, Syed Akbaruddin said in a tweet that several distinguished officials, as well as representatives, joined the celebrations.
Prominent among those were the President of the General Assembly Miroslav Lajcak and the Deputy UN Secretary-General Amina J Mohammed. The Permanent Representative of Pakistan to the UN, Maleeha Lodhi was also present.
Republic Day celebrations were also held across the United States. Counsel Generals of various countries, Governors of states and Members of US Congress participated in the celebrations.