The United Kingdom marks Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.
On 30th March 2022, the British High Commission New Delhi hosted its annual Queen’s Birthday Party at the High Commissioner’s residence. This celebration took place after a gap of two years due to the Covid -19 pandemic. The celebration displayed the best food and drinks, as well as highlighted the importance of technology and innovation in forging a cleaner, greener, diverse and inclusive ‘Tomorrow’s World’.
This year’s celebration holds special significance as the United Kingdom marks Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. The Queen has ruled for longer than any other Monarch in British history, becoming a much loved and respected figure across the globe. The Jubilee is a central element of an exciting year of United Kingdom culture and creativity, including the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games and the BBC’s centenary.
Alex Ellis, British High Commissioner to India, said: “Her Majesty The Queen is the UK’s foremost diplomat; an incredible source of 70 years of constancy during periods of enormous social change. We pay tribute today to her exemplary devotion to a life of service and celebrate the international cooperation that she has championed throughout.”
Mr. Amitabh Kant, Chief Executive Officer of NITI Aayog, was the guest of honour at the celebrations. A wide range of dignitaries from the Government of India, representatives from Commonwealth nations, captains of industry, and leaders from the fields of arts, culture, and sports were also present there.