British High Commission launches Facebook page in Hindi

New Delhi : With an aim to ‎communicate more effectively with Indian youths, the British High Commission today launched its Facebook page in Hindi language. The Hindi Facebook page will be updated on a regular basis with fresh content covering UK’s partnership with India. The page will also offer an opportunity to hear India's views about the UK, to engage on current issues, and provide the kind of content Indians want to see, the high commission said. The high commission said that the Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s digital strategy sets a clear, ambitious vision of how it will make use of digital to improve foreign policy and communications, and to transform its services. Stuart Adam, Director Press and Communications, India said, "In today’s networked world, citizens are accessing information in rapidly changing ways. As a million more Indians come online every month, we want to ensure that Britain connects in an accessible manner.' "The new Facebook page will open a new window for the Indians who want information in their own language, whether they’re interested in studying in the UK, visiting for holidays, doing business or just want to find out more about us", added Mr Adam. The high commission launched its Hindi website in 2010 with similar objectives, and has been very successful in projecting information on business, visas, studying in the UK, planning a holiday and more,it further added.

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