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PM Modi addresses diaspora in Abu Dhabi, says ‘Bharat is proud of you’

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the Indian Diaspora on the ‘Ahlan Modi’ occasion in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday and stated that he has introduced the message of 140 crore individuals.

“You have created a new history in Abu Dhabi. You have come from all corners of UAE, and different states of India, but the hearts of everyone are connected,” he stated.

“I have brought the message from your 140 Cr brothers and sisters; and the message is that India is proud of you, you are the pride of our country, Bharat is proud of you,” he added.

PM Modi arrived right here earlier within the day and was obtained on the airport by President Sheikh Mohamed. He thanked UAE President Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan for his assist and his graciousness in granting the land for the development of a Hindu temple right here, saying it displays his affinity for India.

Modi will inaugurate the Bochasanwasi Shri Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha (BAPS) Mandir, the primary Hindu stone temple in Abu Dhabi, on Wednesday.

The 2 leaders held wide-ranging talks quickly after Prime Minister Modi arrived within the UAE.
In his opening remarks, Modi stated the BAPS temple in Abu Dhabi is an instance of the

“President’s affinity towards India and his vision for the UAE’s bright future.”
The BAPS Hindu Mandir, positioned in Abu Mureikhah, close to Al Rahba off the Dubai-Abu Dhabi Sheikh Zayed Freeway, has come up on round 27 acres of land in Abu Dhabi and the work for the construction has been occurring since 2019.

The land for the temple was donated by the UAE authorities. “The construction of the BAPS temple would not have been possible without your support,” he stated. Modi recalled that in his first assembly with President Sheikh Mohamed, he simply talked about the land for the temple and the way he instantly responded to the request.

“Such trust and love itself represent the strength of our unique relationship,” Modi stated.
The inauguration of the BAPS temple will happen three weeks after the brand new Ram Lalla idol was consecrated on the Ayodhya temple on January 22 an occasion led by Prime Minister Modi.
The UAE has three different Hindu temples which are positioned in Dubai. The BAPS temple unfold over a big space with stone structure, would be the largest of all within the Gulf area.

Of the over 9 million individuals dwelling within the UAE, India estimates greater than 3.5 million are Indian expatriates, making them the most important nationwide group of individuals within the nation, outnumbering even Emirati residents.

Modi’s go to highlights the nations’ longstanding financial and historic ties, from spice promoting and gold smuggling within the UAE’s early life to tens of billions of {dollars} price of annual bilateral commerce at the moment.

The international locations signed a free commerce deal in 2022 aimed toward doubling their bilateral commerce to $100 billion. India stays a key purchaser of Emirati oil, whereas the UAE hopes to spice up its native industries. The international locations have agreed to permit India to settle some funds in rupees versus {dollars}, reducing transaction prices.

The connection additionally underscores the Emirates’ realpolitik international coverage. The UAE has embraced Modi as Muslims in India more and more come underneath assault by Hindu nationalist teams. Modi obtained the Emirates’ high civilian honor in 2019 whilst he stripped statehood from the disputed Muslim-majority area of Kashmir.

Modi’s authentic go to to the Emirates in 2015 was the primary by an Indian prime minister in 34 years.

Modi additionally will deal with the World Governments Summit in Dubai and inaugurate a brand new stone-carved Hindu temple close to Abu Dhabi on Wednesday whereas within the UAE. He’ll then journey on to Qatar.



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