Indians in Fiji celebrate I-Day

Suva, Aug 16 (IANS) Fijians of Indian-descent celebrated India’s 69th Independence Day at India House here with the Indian envoy spreading the message of peace and friendship, a media report said on Sunday.

Indian High Commissioner to Fiji Gitesh Sharma said the rise of India would be measured by the strength of their values, and determined by economic growth and equitable distribution of the nation’s resources.

“Peace, friendship and co-operation bind nations and peoples together,” Fiji Times Online quoted Sharma as saying.

“Recognising the shared destiny of the Indian sub-continent, we must strengthen connectivity, expand institutional capacity and enhance mutual trust to further regional co-operation,” he said.

“As we make progress in advancing our interests globally, India is also engaged in pro-actively promoting goodwill and prosperity in our immediate neighbourhood,” he added.

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