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Hindi is the fourth most spoken language in the world, the mother tongue of around 258 million people and one of the official languages of India. Outside India, a considerable proportion of population use Hindi in more than 20 countries. World Hindi Day is celebrated under the auspices of the Ministry of External Affairs, Govt. of India, for the promotion of Hindi, world-wide.

The celebration of the World Hindi Day 2020 in Cairo, Egypt was organized by the Maulana Azad Centre for Indian Culture (MACIC), Embassy of India, Cairo in association with Ministry of Culture, Government of Arab Republic of Egypt on 5th February 2020 at El Gomhouria Theatre, Cairo. The day was marked by cultural performances and prize distribution to all students who successfully completed Hindi/Urdu courses in the academic year 2019 and also to winners of various competitions (like Hindi Handwriting Competition, Hindi Extempore Speech, Hindi Quiz, Hindi Story writing from picture etc.) which were organized on 29th January at MACIC. Famous Egyptian singer Mohammed Tharwat graced the occasion as Chief Guest.