The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has asked the Indian diasporas in the USA to convey the timeless, harmonious vision of India to the world and bring the best ideas and practices from the world to India. He was addressing the Indian Community at the Historic Art Institute of Chicago, the place where Swami Vivekananda delivered his speech in 1893, in Chicago, USA today.
The Vice President said that Indians living abroad, have become the spiritual and cultural ambassadors for India. The friendship between India and the United States is based on our shared values of individual liberty, freedom, democracy, pluralism, rule of law, and justice, he added.
"The Indian diasporas also represent one of the strongest and most vibrant Indian diasporas anywhere in the world. Your excellence in various fields including medicine, engineering, business, academia, are a matter of pride to us", he added.
He said that, continued connect with India and sharing of best practices, expertise and advice will be extremely helpful in shaping our youth and making them better skilled thus contributing to the overall growth and development.
The Vice President said that India is undergoing transformation at an unprecedented pace and scale. He further said that inclusive development and good governance are essential elements of this endeavour towards imparting a new energy to the country and the economy. You all can be a part of this growth story, he added.