H.E. Mrs. Narinder Chauhan, Ambassador of India to the Republic of Serbia officially dedicated the first library of India’s cultural history to the Faculty of Philology, University of Belgrade, on 23rd May, 2017.
On this occasion, From Nalanda to Hilandar, a book published by Faculty of Philology and Matica Srpska, was presented. The book spearheaded by Prof. Aleksandar Petrovic represents description of the first library of Indian culture in Serbia and short introduction in the comprehension of century-old interrelatedness of Serbia and India.
Ambassador in her inaugural remarks referred to the development of relations between India and Serbia, emphasizing India’s traditional openness to Serbia, along with the existing possibilities for the development of cooperation, particularly in the field of Indian culture, yoga and science. Indian Ambassador highlighted the importance of great possibilities in the form of positive effects of additional political, economic and cultural advertising with the aim of exchanging experiences and enriching all aspects of bilateral cooperation.
The students of the Faculty presented a very captivating and intellectually stimulating project on the translation of Mahabharat (Sanskrit) into Serbia.