First Couple celebrate Diwali at State House

His Excellency Dr. Mohamed Irfaan Ali and First Lady, Her Excellency, Mrs. Arya Ali this evening celebrated their first Diwali at State House.

Prime Minister Hon. Brigadier (ret’d) Mark Phillips and wife Mrs. Mignon Phillips; Vice President, Dr. Bharrat Jagdeo; Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Hon. Hugh Todd and Minister of Tourism, Industry and Commerce, Hon. Oneidge Walrond also attended the celebration.

Diwali is one of the most colourful Hindu festivals.  It symbolises the spiritual victory of light over darkness, good over evil and knowledge over ignorance.

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