Bill Gates Congratulates PM Modi, Calls India’s Progress “Inspiring”
As India marked its 75th anniversary of independence, greetings from all around the world flooded in. Bill Gates, a co-founder of Microsoft, praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for leading India’s development while giving healthcare and digital transformation priority.
“As India celebrates its 75th Independence Day, I congratulate @narendramodi for prioritizing healthcare and digital transformation while spearheading India’s development. India’s progress in these sectors is inspiring and we are fortunate to partner in this journey. #AmritMahotsav,” tweeted Bill Gates. Raja Chari, an Indian-American astronaut, also wished India a happy 76th Independence Day from the International Space Station.
“On Indian Independence eve I’m reminded of Indian diaspora that I could see from @Space_Station where my immigrant father’s home town of Hyderabad shines bright.
@nasa is just 1 place Indian Americans make a difference every day. Looking forward to @IndianEmbassyUS celebration,” tweeted Raja Chari.The High Commission of Singapore also wished India a happy 76th Independence Day.
“Wishing India a wonderful 76th #IndependenceDay! Many remarkable achievements by our dearest friends. Glad India continues to forge ahead & realise its immense potential & Singapore continues to be part of its growth story. Look forward to scale new heights together,” tweeted Singapore in India. Prime Minister Narendra Modi had, on March 12, 2021, launched the “Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav” to celebrate and commemorate 75 years of independence that started a 75-week countdown to our anniversary of independence.
On August 15, 2022, India will commemorate its 75th Independence Day.
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