Joe Biden Praises Rishi Sunak: US President Biden described the election of Indian-origin British MP Rishi Sunak as the new Prime Minister of Britain, a very wonderful and unprecedented milestone. According to the news agency PTI, on Monday (October 24) at the White House Diwali Celebration, President Biden said that the festival of lights is a reminder that each one of us has the power to remove darkness and fight for the world. Has the ability to spread light.
“It’s a choice, and we make that choice every day,” President Biden said enthusiastically, among more than 200 people consisting of select guests and Indian-American members of the administration. This is true in our lives and the lives of our nation, especially in the life of a democracy, whether it is here in America or in India as families are completing 75 years of independence and whether it is the United Kingdom, where we have today received the news that Rishi Sunak is now the Prime Minister.
Biden said this about Sunak
Acknowledging the achievements of the NRI community, Biden said, “Sunak is expected to become prime minister, I think tomorrow when he goes to meet the king, it is very wonderful, an unprecedented milestone and it matters.” Yes, it matters.
Biden made history in 2020 by appointing Kamala Harris of Indian origin in his government. Kamala Harris is the Vice President of America and the second most powerful person in the country after Biden. She is the first person of Indian origin to be selected for this post.
Biden also said this about Diwali
With this, Biden said, “Thank you for making Diwali a part of American culture. As we see it across the country, opening homes and hearts, exchanging gifts and sweets, and holding feasts for family and friends, organizing cultural events to connect us, you contribute to every part of American life. We do. We are one nation, thank you for showing this spirit.
Earlier in a statement, Biden extended Diwali greetings to more than a billion Hindus, Jains, Sikhs and Buddhists celebrating the festival of lights in the US, India and around the world. “As we hold the official White House Diwali reception, we are honored to be led by Vice President Kamala Harris to light the lamp surrounded by members of the most diverse administration in American history,” he said.
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