|Visit of Director General of UNESCO|
|by Radio Team|
|Tuesday, 12 January 2010|
Madame Irina Bokova graced Auroville today with her visit. This gracious lady of Bulgaria has just been recently appointed as Genereal Director of UNESCO. The Conference Room at Town Hall overflowed with Auroville's residents as they listened to Dr. Aster Patel's welcoming words followed by Kripa: Aurovilian by birth and by choice as she elaborated the ideals of Auroville. Madam Bokova spoke in the same vein, stressing the need worldwide for tolerance and respect for one another, to work harmoniously with science, with technology and nature for the benefit of humanity. And for this, she promises to work tirelessly. Her recognition of Auroville's role toward this goal was appreciated by all. .Click Read More to see more images.