Pranab, Ansari greet Paris on Navroz

New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday congratulated the Parsi community on the occasion of Parsi New Year (Navroz), praising their all round contribution to the country.

“On the auspicious occasion of the Parsi New Year, I convey my greetings and good wishes to all my fellow citizens, particularly my Parsi brothers and sisters.

“The Parsi community has played a major role in the building of our nation and contributed immensely to development of our country in various spheres including industry, commerce, trade and education,” Mukherjee said.

Vice President Hamid Ansari also greeted the Parsis and said the occasion “reflects the spirit of fraternity and compassion”.