Manila: To mark the 150th birth anniversary of the Father of the Nation President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday unveiled the bust of Mahatma Gandhi in Manila.
At an event at the Centre for Peace Education in Miriam college in Manila Kovind said “today, I feel honoured to unveil his bust in the Philippines – the land of the brave Jose Rizal. I thank Miriam College for giving a place of respect to Mahatma Gandhi in its campus,” President Kovind said on the occasion.
“This bust of Mahatma Gandhi is a gift from the people of India to you. But the Mahatma belongs to all people, all cultures and all societies. May he continue to guide us in our shared journey of peace, harmony and sustainable development for all,” Kovind added.