PM: Buddhism is a very strong bond between China and India

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, has said Buddhism is a very strong bond between China and India. He said he looks forward to welcoming President Xi Jinping in Ahmedabad on 17th (of September), and he is sure the Chinese President’s visit will strengthen India-China ties.

The Prime Minister said Gujarat too has a very rich Buddhist heritage. He also shared some informative slides on this, including Vadnagar excavations, on social media

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PM appeals to friends and well-wishers not to celebrate his birthday; instead to dedicate themselves towards relief work in J&K

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, has appealed to friends and well-wishers not to celebrate his birthday; and to instead, dedicate themselves towards relief work in Jammu and Kashmir.

“I am hearing from different places that friends well-wishers are planning various programmes and events for my birthday. My humble request – do not celebrate my birthday. Instead, dedicate yourselves towards relief work in Jammu and Kashmir through your time and resources. The need of the hour is to stand shoulder to shoulder with our sisters and brothers of Jammu and Kashmir. On 17th, President Xi Jinping will be in Gujarat. We look forward to extending a warm welcome to him but there will be no birthday celebrations,” the Prime Minister said.

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PM exhorts Engineers to make our engineering world-class

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, has greeted all engineers on the occasion of Engineers’ Day and exhorted them to continue to apply their skills to serve our Nation and make our engineering world-class.

“Greetings to my engineer friends on Engineers` Day. Tributes to Bharat Ratna M Visvesvaraya on his birth anniversary. Through innovation, hard work and cutting edge research, our engineers have played an anchoring role in the making of our Nation. I wish our engineers the very best and call upon them to continue to apply their skills to serve our Nation and make our engineering world class,” the Prime Minister said.

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PM condoles the passing away of educationist Kireet Joshi

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, has condoled the passing away of educationist Shri Kireet Joshi.

“Saddened by demise of Shri Kireet Joshi. He will be remembered as a fine scholar and educationist, devoted to the principles of Sri Aurobindo. As advisor to Gujarat CM, Kireet Bhai played a key role in setting up of Children’s University and Institute of Teacher Education,” the Prime Minister said.

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