Parliamentarians must be united in spirit & purpose to achieve social harmony, peace: Vice President Releases Lok Sabha Calendar for the year 2018
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that all parliament members to be united in spirit and purpose in order to achieve the social harmony, peace and for all adding that such great things cannot be lost on anyone. He was addressing the Annual General Meeting of the Indian Parliamentary Group (IPG) after releasing the Lok Sabha Calendar for the year 2018. The Speaker of Lok Sabha, Smt. Sumitra Mahajan and other dignitaries were present on the occasion.
The Vice President said that the IPG served as the bridge between our Parliament and various other Parliaments of the world and in maintaining a smooth exchange of Parliamentary Delegations, Goodwill Missions, correspondence, documents. He further said that this annual general meeting of the IPG today will provide an opportunity to review its various achievements, devise new plans and set new goals for the coming year. Such a meeting is also meant to infuse new energy and commitment in the members to carry forward its agenda in the future, he added.
The Vice President that the theme of this year is unique and motivating and it shows the noble and inspirational words and passages inscribed and crafted in the majestic domes, arches, chambers and various other places in Parliament. He further said that the sublime messages are universal and timeless. These inscriptions are rare pearls of wisdom in themselves and an authentic source of our history and philosophical traditions, he added.