First Arabic translation of Indian constitution launched in Egypt

Secretary General of the Arab League, Nabil El Araby launched the Constitution along with Secretary (East) ambassador Anil Wadhwa from the Ministry of External Affairs.

hidden December 09, 2014 07:55:59 IST
First Arabic translation of Indian constitution launched in Egypt

The first Arabic translation of the Indian Constitution has been launched amid great appreciations for its drafting and sustaining institutions of democracy.

The launch was organised in the Secretariat of the League of Arab States by the embassy of India in collaboration with the League of Arab States yesterday.

Secretary General of the Arab League, Nabil El Araby launched the Constitution along with Secretary (East) ambassador Anil Wadhwa from the Ministry of External Affairs.

First Arabic translation of Indian constitution launched in Egypt

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India's ambassador to Egypt Navdeep Suri described the launching as 'a real milestone'.

Secretary General Nabil El Araby, who chaired the session, lauded the efforts of the Constitution makers of India for drafting a Constitution that meets the aspirations of all sections of society and is characterized by large lingual, religious and ethnic diversity.

Wadhwa expressed hope that the launch wouold be the first of many scholarly symposiums which would be organised in future.

The translation was undertaken by International IDEA and is the first translation of the Indian Constitution into Arabic.

A number of diplomats, intellectuals were present on the occasion, besides high ranking officials from the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Several speakers spoke about the importance of the Constitution of India in sustaining institutions of democracy.

PTI

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