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NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi received a rousing welcome as he arrived in Abu Dhabi on February 13. PM Modi was welcomed by UAE President Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan. The two leaders shook hands and hugged each other.
Prime Minister Modi also received a guard of honour. He will also inaugurate the BAPS Hindu Temple in Abu Dhabi on February 14.
The Indian expatriate community of approximately 3.5 million is the largest ethnic community in the UAE, constituting roughly 35 per cent of the country’s population.
The President of the Indian People Forum and leader of the Ahlan Modi initiative, Jitendra Vaidya, expressed his happiness and anticipation for the ground-breaking event.
“Our gates are yet to open, but people are already standing at each gate of this stadium. I can say this with guarantee that whenever people will remember a public event of PM Modi outside the country, Ahlan Modi will be remembered as a landmark event,” he said.