Youth Pravasi Bharatiya Divas began at Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh this morning. Addressing the NRIs, especially youth who have arrived from different parts of the globe, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj invited them for investment in the field of education. She said that nowadays India offers the limitless opportunity for those who want to work in India.
She said our shared common identity is our strength. UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath said that after coming at the helm of affairs in the state he tried a lot to change in the investment scenario of Uttar Pradesh and invited all NRIs to invest in the land of their forefathers. Chief guests of the Youth PBD were Member of Parliament from New Zealand Kanwal Jeet Singh Bakshi and MP from Norway HimanshuGulati.
Minister of state for external affairs Retired General VK Singh also shared the dais. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will formally inaugurate the event tomorrow, with Prime Minister of Mauritius, Pravind Kumar Jugnauth being the Chief Guest. The valedictory address and Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Awards will be given by President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday.