Feb 13, 2024 12:11 AM IST
Modi in UAE LIVE Updates: PM Modi will inaugurate the first-ever Hindu temple in Abu Dhabi – the ‘BAPS Mandir’ – on Tuesday.
Modi in UAE LIVE Updates: PM Modi to inaugurate the BAPS Mandir in Abu Dhabi today. (PTI)
Modi in UAE LIVE Updates: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to commence his two-day visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) today, February 13, and he will be inaugurating the first-ever Hindu temple in Abu Dhabi during his visit. PM Modi will inaugurate the BAPS Mandir in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday, and will also address the Indian diaspora in the city during the event.…Read More
Modi’s upcoming visit to the UAE marks his seventh since 2015 and it is his third visit in the past eight months, underscoring the robust ties between the leadership of India and the UAE.
During his visit, Modi is scheduled to engage in bilateral meetings with UAE President Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan to explore avenues for enhancing the bilateral strategic partnership. They will also exchange perspectives on various regional and global issues.
Additionally, Modi will meet Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, who is the Vice President, Prime Minister, and Defense Minister of the UAE. Modi has also been invited to participate as a guest of honour in the World Government Summit 2024 in Dubai, where he will deliver a keynote address.
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Feb 13, 2024 12:09 AM IST
Modi in UAE LIVE: BAPS leader applauds UAE President for approval of first Hindu temple in Abu Dhabi
In anticipation of the grand inauguration of the BAPS Hindu Mandir in Abu Dhabi, Sadhu Brahmaviharidas, who oversees international relations for the BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha, extended gratitude to UAE President Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan for his exceptional generosity and openness in facilitating the construction of this historic temple.
As preparations for the temple’s inauguration by Prime Minister Narendra Modi are underway, Sadhu Brahmaviharidas highlighted the crucial role played by the UAE leaders’ generosity and friendship. He also conveyed deep appreciation for the UAE rulers and leaders, as well as the strong bond between Prime Minister Modi and the leaders of the UAE.
Addressing a press conference in Abu Dhabi, he said, “Well, symbolism is clear and I don’t hide it. For a ruler, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, to have space in his heart, to allow the first traditional stone temple in this part of the region, in the history of humanity, I think all of us need to join our hands and applaud the rulers and the leaders of this nation.”