IEP Chandigarh/Sydney, April 27
Haryana Home Minister, Sh. Anil Vij said that “coming so far away from our land and preserving the values and culture despite the glitter of dollars is a commendable work and in this ‘Association of Haryana in Australia’ is working well.Sh. Vij was addressing the gathering at a get-to-gather programme organized at the residence of Sh. Sewa Singh, President of Association of Haryana in Australia, at his residence in Sydney city.The Home Minister said that the ‘Association of Haryana in Australia’ is doing excellent work to preserve its values and culture and this is a good initiative. In Australia, work is being done to celebrate festivals according to their culture so that the coming generations can be introduced to their values and culture and they also continue to celebrate their festivals in the same way in future.Sh. Vij said that by forming this type of association, if there is any problem in our country and our state from time to time, then the people of the association can participate actively, as the association has cooperated for the people during Covid. He said that the ‘Association of Haryana in Australia’ helped the people of Haryana even during Covid, which is commendable. He said that ‘Association of Haryana in Australia’ is promoting mutual brotherhood and has been working to nurture the roots of Haryana culture.During this, President of ‘Association of Haryana in Australia’ Sewa Singh while giving information about the activities of the association said that our association is working closely with the Foreign Cooperation Department of the Haryana Government and to promote Haryana culture in Australia. Various programs have been organized from time to time. He apprised that along with providing sports equipment etc. to various sports organizations located in Haryana, our association also helped during Covid time. He also said that during Covid, on the request of Health Minister Sh. Anil Vij, a concentrator worth Rs. one crore, 2500 oximeters and 3000 thermal guns were sent from Australia. He said that our association has chapters in cities like Melbourne, Adelaide etc. through which various programs are organized to promote Haryanvi culture.On this occasion, Home Minister Anil Vij was being honored by the office bearer of ‘Association of Haryana in Australia’. Along with this, MLA Randhir Singh Golan and MLA Mahipal Dhanda were also honored by the office bearers of the association. On this occasion, members of the delegation from Haryana Government and members of ‘Association of Haryana in Australia’ were also present.