President Pranab Mukherjee greets Italy on Republic Day

New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee extended his greetings and felicitations to the people of Italy on their Republic Day, which falls on Thursday.

Presdient Pranab Mukherjee. PTI

Presdient Pranab Mukherjee. PTI

In a message to his Italian counterpart Sergio Mattarella, he said: "On behalf of the government, people of India and on my own behalf, I extend warm greetings and felicitations to you and to the people of Italy on the occasion of your Republic Day."

"India and Italy have a long tradition of friendship based on shared values and complementarities. India looks forward to the strengthening of our relationship with Italy in all sectors of mutual interest.

"I take this opportunity to convey my best wishes for your personal well-being as well as for the progress and prosperity of the friendly people of Italy," he added.

Italy celebrates its Republic Day on 2 June, to mark the day when it changed from a monarchy to a republic in 1946.


Updated Date: Jun 01, 2016 17:53 PM

Also Watch

Social Media Star: Abhishek Bachchan, Varun Grover reveal how they handle selfies, trolls and broccoli
  • Monday, July 16, 2018 It's a Wrap: Soorma star Diljit Dosanjh and Hockey legend Sandeep Singh in conversation with Parul Sharma
  • Monday, July 16, 2018 Watch: Dalit man in Uttar Pradesh defies decades of prejudice by taking out baraat in Thakur-dominated Nizampur village
  • Monday, July 16, 2018 India's water crisis: After govt apathy, Odisha farmer carves out 3-km canal from hills to tackle scarcity in village
  • Sunday, July 15, 2018 Maurizio Sarri, named as new Chelsea manager, is owner Roman Abramovich's latest gamble in quest for 'perfect football'

Also See