The Valedictory Ceremony of SAIMUN 2023 was a momentous occasion held on Saturday, July 29, 2023, at SAI International School, buzzing with excitement and anticipation, graced by the Chief Guest Shri Atanu Sabyasachi Nayak, Hon'ble Cabinet Minister, Department of Higher Education, Government of Odisha whose presence added grandeur to the event, further enriching the ceremony, leaving an indelible mark on the hearts & minds of all the delegates who attended the event. As the air hummed with enthusiasm, the magnificent Indraprastha Auditorium served as the perfect venue for releasing the eagerly-awaited SAIMUN Tribune 2023, which encompasses the highlights of the deliberations, discussions & debates over the 2 days of the conclave. Shri Atanu Sabyasachi Nayak graciously felicitated the delegates from various committees for their outstanding contributions and dedication throughout the conclave & declared SAIMUN 2023 officially closed, leaving behind a legacy of camaraderie and diplomacy that will be cherished for years to come.
While addressing the day 2 delegation he said, "SAIMUN transcends borders and unites aspiring minds from across the globe, fostering a profound exchange of ideas on critical social issues. Our world thirsts for unwaveringly dedicated leaders, driven by integrity and purpose. This platform empowers our future generation to grasp the complexities of global challenges and nurtures a deep appreciation for diverse cultures worldwide."
In her address during the closing ceremony, Dr. Silpi Sahoo, Chairperson of the SAI International Education Group, said, “This event is a transformative learning experience for all of us, not just the students. SAIMUN, meticulously designed as a Model United Nations, has proven to be an invaluable platform, offering our students a unique opportunity to delve into the intricacies of international challenges, policies, lobbying, and negotiations. Amidst the memories we cherish, we fondly remember the late Dr. Bijaya Kumar Sahoo, whose vision and dedication laid the foundation for this exceptional event. Despite the void left by his demise, for the past three years, we have strived to maintain and carry forward his invaluable legacy, an effort that brings me immense pride. Our paramount goal has always been to provide our students with a gateway to global exposure through SAIMUN. Witnessing their growth, passion, and enthusiasm throughout this journey reaffirms our commitment to nurturing the leaders of tomorrow.’’