US President Donald Trump celebrates Diwali

trump-diwaliUnited States President Donald Trump celebrated the Hindu festival of lights- Diwali at the White House with Indian Americans . Trump lit the ceremonial lamp on the occasion and wished everyone happy Diwali.

US Prez hails extraordinary contributions of Indian-Americans to science, medicine, business & education in the US. America is especially thankful for its many Indian-American citizens who serve in our armed forces, said Trump.

He said, Diwali is very special to Indians , the country which is the world’s largest democracy. I greatly value my very strong relationship with Prime Minister Modi.

Nikki Haley, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations; Seema Verma, administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services; Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai; Vanila Singh were present.