Prime Minister Narendra Modi also tweeted an image of the Indian flag on the Alps
The Indian flag was projected on Switzerland's Matterhorn mountain in "hope and strength to all", in light of the current coronavirus pandemic.
Pictures of the tricolour on the famous mountaintop has gone viral on social media plattforms, reported The Gulf News.
According to an online article by Indian news magazine India Today, Swiss light artist Gerry Hofsetter has been displaying the flags of different countries on the 4,478-metre peak, as part of a series to offer a message of hope to those countries battling the surge of Covid-19 cases.
The mountain Matterhorn is a mountain of the Alps and straddles between Switzerland and Italy. The mountain overlooks the Swiss town of Zermatt.
On their official Facebook page, the tourism organisation Zermatt Matterhorn wrote: "As one of the most populous countries in the world, India is suffering from the coronavirus crisis. The challenges in such a large country are immense. The Indian flag on the Matterhorn is intended to express our solidarity and give hope and strength to all Indians."
This message of solidarity was praised on social media higly. PM Narendra Modi also praised and posted on his twitter account.