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Film – MV Safeer…37 Days to Freedom (45 min; 2018; dvd; English) Programme :    Film – MV Safeer…37 Days to Freedom (45 min; 2018; dvd; English)
Venue Name: MULTIPURPOSE HALL
Start Date: 11 Aug 2018
End Date: 11 Aug 2018
Start Time: 18:30
Category Name : FILM & DISCUSSION
 
Film  & Discussion  ■ Multipurpose Hall, Kamaladevi Complex at 18:30
 
Film – MV Safeer…37 Days to Freedom (45 min; 2018; dvd; English)
 
Introduction: Capt. V.R. Kekobad
 
 
 
Chief Guest: Vice Admiral Harinder Singh, PVSM, AVSM, formerly Commander-in-Chief, Southern Command
 
 
 
Screening will be followed by a panel discussion
 
Panelists: Ambassador K.P. Fabian, former Ambassador to Qatar and Italy and then Joint Secretary (Gulf), Ministry of External Affairs; Ambassador R.P. Singh, former Ambassador to North Korea and First Secretary in Kuwait; Shri S.M. Mathur, former Director, Ministry of External Affairs and then Second Secretary in Kuwait; and Dr. John Cherian, Foreign Editor, The Frontline
 
 
 
Moderator: Suhas Borker, Editor, Citizens First TV (CFTV)
 
 
 
A cargo ship ‘MV Safeer’ rescues 722 Indians including women and children from war-torn Kuwait after Saddam Hussein invades it on 2 August 1990. The film is the story of the heroic evacuation carried out by the ship’s captain and 26 Indian crew members in the face of grave danger with backup help of the ship-owners, Indian Mission in Kuwait and various government agencies. It is a sailor’s saga waiting to be told…
 
 

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