Bhubaneswar: CM Naveen Patnaik met up with Odia Diaspora in Rome who are based out of 12 countries across Europe and had a lively, engaging conversation with them. The diaspora comprised of professionals, entrepreneurs, researchers and students.
The diaspora were proud to recount the achievements of #Odisha in the areas of food security, health, education, infrastructure, disaster management, women empowerment amongst others. They reiterated their strong sense of ownership and dedication for the development of #Odisha.
CM shared with them Odisha’s transformational initiatives and invited them to partner with Odisha. CM thanked them for their renewed sense of conviction & expressed happiness to see that Odias are doing well in Europe. CM congratulated them for their success & wished them best.
Representatives from UK Odia Association explained the steps they are taking to construct a #JagannathaTemple in UK to which CM assured all support. During the interaction, Secretary to CM (5T) and Resident Commissioner were also present.