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Taiwan Govt Celebrates Festival Of Lights At Taipei, Says 'We Are Stronger Together'

Taiwan govt along with several eminent personalities including FM Joseph Wu & Director-General of India-Taipei Association celebrated Diwali in Taipei.

Diwali 2020: Taiwan celebrates Diwali, says 'We are stronger together, Namaste'

On the occasion of Diwali, the Taiwan government along with several eminent personalities including Foreign Minister Joseph  Wu and Director-General of India-Taipei Association Gourangal Das celebrated the festival in the country's capital Taipei. The festive celebration was held at Taipei Guest House, a historical landmark in the city that is often used to host government guests. Sharing the pictures of the Diwali celebrations on Twitter, Wu wrote:

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Germany extends Diwali Greeting 

On the occasion of Diwali, the high ranking Ministers and Mayors of cities in South Germany shared festive greetings in collaboration with the Consulate General of India in Munich as a part of the first virtual Diwali celebration in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. The video messages shared by the leaders of South Germany struck a cord along the Indian diaspora and friends of India as it was conveyed through the traditional Indian greeting 'Namaste'.

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Israel celebrates Diwali

Israel Embassy in India along with its consulates in Mumbai and Bangalore celebrated Diwali with a virtual concert featuring Israeli-Indian Singer Liora Itzhak as well as Indian singer Lucky Ali. Taking to Twitter, the embassy shared the details of the concert and also made it available on Facebook for those who missed the live event. The virtual concert was held live on November 12 at 5 pm (Indian time) on the Facebook page of the embassy. The Ambassador of Israel to India, Ron Malka also shared warm greeting with the people of the country on the auspicious occasion of Diwali.

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(With inputs from ANI)

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