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India has potential to become super power:Trinidad minister

Posted on Nov 08, 11:12AM | UNI

India has all the ingredients of becoming a global super power, Planning, Development and Economic Affairs minister of Trinidad and Tobago Bhoaindra Dutt Tiwari said here today.

Addressing his felicitation function at Uttar Pradesh council house here, he said India was a strong nation with formidable credentials. "It has the potential to become super power in the true global sense," he said while thanking profusely for the reception he received.

Recalling long association with India, Mr Tiwari said his ancestors had shifted to Trinidad many years ago and established themselves by their sheer hard work. He said he would always consider himself of Indian origin and that too from Uttar Pradesh where his forefathers hailed from.

Welcoming him, UP assembly speaker Mata Prasad Pandey said Mr Tiwari was an astute politician and and eminent educationist. He said the Indians who settled in the contries like Trinidad and Tobago helped in spreading Indian culture there.

Trinidad High Commissioner in India Chandranath Singh was also present on the occasion and was given a warm welcome.