Hundreds of Indians representing the largest expat community in Qatar gathered at ICC premises to pay salute to the nation on its 71st Independence Day.
Ambassador P Kumaran led the Independence Day celebrations at the ICC by hoisting the Indian flag at a special ceremony attended by a large number of community members.
Officials of the apex bodies under Indian embassy, prominent members of the Indian community as well as office bearers of several Indian organisations were present on the occasion.
ICC president Milan Arun welcomed the gathering and general secretary Juttas Paul conducted the meeting. Students of Indian schools presented patriotic songs during the function.
A cake was cut to celebrate the occasion by the Indian ambassador and other officials. K S Prasad, Head of consular services of ICC, delivered a vote of thanks.
The Indian national flag was raised at various places in Qatar including Indian schools.
Published on 15 August 2017 Photos: Indian Embassy Qatar