New Delhi, Mauritius: Here are the latest Visuals from the World Hindi Conference in Port Louis. Mauritius Prime Minister Pravind Kumar Jugnauth and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj were present at the event. A tribute was also paid to former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
Mauritius Prime Minister Praveen Kumar Jagannath inaugurated the conference in Port Louis. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and other ministers also reached Port Louis to attend the event.
This year the theme of the conference is ‘Hindi World and Indian Culture’.
For the first time, a special flight was also arranged for official delegates. Around 290 delegates already arrived at Port Louis on Friday.
This is also the first time that representatives from all 29 states and Union territories of Delhi, Chandigarh and Puducherry will be attending the conference.
The delegates from India and various countries of the world will deliberate on eight subtopics on Hindi World and Indian Culture during the three-day conference.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi wished for the success of the conference. In a message, Prime Minister Modi said that he is sure that this conference would further encourage the use of Hindi language and its important role in the world.
On August 10, Swaraj had said that garnering the requisite two-thirds majority in the United Nations to make Hindi an official language was an easy task.
After the inaugural session, a report will also be released on the recommendation made during the 10th conference held in Bhopal in 2015.
The World Hindi Conference was started in 1975 to make the language a medium of service and knowledge and enable it to move forward with the time.