UAE decides to allot land for temple in Abu Dhabi


ABU DHABI: On the occasion of PM Narendra Modi’s visit, a long wait for Indian community in UAE ended as the government there announced its decision to allot land for building a temple in Abu Dhabi.

PM Modi thanked the UAE leadership for this landmark decision. 

“A long wait for the Indian community ends. On the occasion of PM’s visit, UAE Govt decides to allot land for building a temple in Abu Dhabi,” tweeted external affairs ministry spokesperson Vikas Swarup. 

The UAE is home to 2.6 million Indian workers, of who around 20 percent are white-collar professionals. Indian expatriates comprise 30 percent of the UAE’s population and are the largest nationality group. 

Source: The Times of India