Trump celebrates Diwali at White House, hails contributions of Indian-Americans
US president, Donald Trump, celebrated his first Diwali at the White House. He praised the contribution of Indian-American community to the development of America. Trump said that he valued his very strong relationship with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. First Lady, Melania Trump, and daughter Ivanka also joined the celebrations. They were also joined by Trump’s Ambassador to the United Nations, Seema Verma.
Chairman of the US Federal Communications Commission, Ajit Pai and Trump’s Principal Deputy Press Secretary, Raj Shah also joined the Diwali celebrations on Wednesday. Trump said in a Facebook post, “As we do (celebrate Diwali) so, we especially remember the People of India, the home of the Hindu faith, who have built the world’s largest democracy.”
US President Donald Trump greeted people on the occasion of Diwali. He said that Diwali is a special opportunity to reflect on the India-US friendship bond. The first lady, Melania Trump joins him in sending their wishes for a happy and prosperous Diwali.
Donald Trump talked about the extraordinary contributions of Indian-Americans in the development of US. He issued a special message on Wednesday saying, “Diwali is a special opportunity to reflect on the bond of friendship between the United States and India. We recognize the extraordinary contributions of Indian-Americans to the strength and success of our nation. Their achievements in business and industry, public service, education, scientific research, and other fields continue to represent the very best of our American virtues and the spirit of the Diwali season.”
Republican National Committee (RNC) chairperson, Ronna McDaniel, also greeted people on the occasion of Diwali. She said, “We wish you and your family and friends a meaningful celebration of the victory of light over darkness. We at the RNC will continue to honor the traditions of diverse communities that enrich and strengthen our country.”