Kovind said he always considered himself as a part of the larger family, which included the members of parliament.
Dhankhar is scheduled to file his nomination on Monday as Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Chief J.P. Nadda announced the name of Dhankhar as the NDA Vice-Presidential candidate after the Parliamentary Board meeting at party headquarters on Saturday.
Addressing the joint sitting of both Houses of Parliament of Jamaica on Tuesday, Kovind said: "Fifteen thousand kilometres away from India, I feel very much at home before you. And why should I not, when this House has many distinguished members with Indian lineage."
Two deputy chief ministers of Adityanath, Keshav Prasad Maurya and Brajesh Pathak were also present during the meeting with President Kovind and Prime Minister Modi.
A communique from the Rashtrapati Bhavan also quoted him as saying: "Let us dedicate ourselves to follow the path shown by Lord Ram and resolve to build a glorious nation."
As two thriving democracies and as two economic giants, India and the Netherlands are natural partners. We share a common outlook of multilateral solutions to global challenges, Kovind said.
"While expanding connectivity, it is important to ensure that connectivity initiatives are consultative, transparent and participatory, with respect for the sovereignty and territorial integrity of all countries. India stands ready to cooperate, invest and build connectivity in the region."
In his short message, President Kovind praised Dwivedi's contribution in popularising Kabeer's works. He also emphasised on promoting Hindi as the language of mass communication.
President Kovind Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other leaders on Sunday greeted the people of Arunachal Pradesh and Mizoram on their Statehood Day.
The Srimandir in Puri will remain closed for a few hours on February 19 on account of President Ram Nath Kovind’s visit to the 12th Century shrine.
Telangana Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan and state minister T. Srinivas Yadav also attended the programme.
The government is taking various important steps to make delivery of justice easier and more accessible to people, President Ram Nath Kovind said on Monday.
Addressing the nation on the eve of 73rd Republic Day, President Ram Nath Kovind said that the challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic, the country has shown an unmatched resolve.
President Ram Nath Kovind has given his assent to the Surrogacy (Regulation) Act, 2021.
Earlier on Tuesday, the President arrived at the Kannur airport for a three-day trip to Kerala. He was received by Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan among others.