Exhibition on Malta and India Independence Days in New Delhi
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Exhibition on Malta and India Independence Days in New Delhi

Reference Number:  , Press Release Issue Date: Dec 07, 2021
On Thursday 2 December 2021, the High Commissioner of Malta to India, H.E. Reuben Gauci and his spouse, Dr Olga V. Gauci,  inaugurated an exhibition of photos depicting Malta’s and India’s Independence Days at the India Institute of Photography in Noida, New Delhi. The Exhibition was set up by the High Commission of Malta, in collaboration with Confederation of Young Leaders and IIP - Your School of Photography. 

During the inauguration ceremony, the Maltese High Commissioner Reuben Gauci said that before attaining Independence, Malta and India shared a common history as part of the British Empire, but following their Independence Malta and India shared a common destiny of democracy and human rights as free nations. Mr Gauci also made a comparison between the gentlemanly characters of Maltese Prime Minister, Hon Giorgio Borg Oliver and Indian Prime Minister, Hon Jawahar Lal Nehru, under whose watch their respective countries got their Independence on 21 September 1964 and 15 August 1947 accordingly.  

The Chairman of the Confederation of Young Leaders of India (CYL), Mr Himadrish Suwan said that Malta and India had a long way to go together in sharing ideas, values and principals for generations to come. 
The Exhibition was designed by the Indian Magazine:  Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Diplomatist and was supervised by the High Commissioner, Mr Reuben Gauci and by the Second Secretary and Consul responsible for Cultural Affairs at the High Commission, Ms Eugenie Megally. 

The High Commission of Malta to India wishes to thank the Department of Information (Malta) and NET News (Malta) for the photos of Malta's Independence Day.

Photo of the exhibition items. 
H.E. Reuben Gauci inagurating the exhibition. 
H.E. Reuben Gauci visiting the exhibition. 
H.E. Reuben Gauci and other organising members for the exhibition. 
H.E. Reuben Gauci addressing the exhibition opening.