During his visit to the UAE, PM Modi will address the Indian diaspora at ‘Ahlan Modi’ on February 13, a day before the inauguration of BAPS Hindu temple in Abu Dhabi….reports Asian Lite News
Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the UAE, preparations for the Indian community event titled ‘Ahlan Modi’ are in full swing.
During his visit to the UAE, PM Modi will address the Indian diaspora at ‘Ahlan Modi’ on February 13, a day before the temple inauguration. PM Modi is scheduled to inaugurate the BAPS Hindu temple in Abu Dhabi on February 14.
As per Ahlan Modi 2024’s handle on X, the first volunteers teams was briefined by volunteers Management at the venue to set clear roles and responsibilities needed to manage the participants expected at the event.
In a post on X, Ahlan Modi 2024 stated, “1st Volunteers teams Head briefing by Volunteers Management at venue to set clear roles & responsibilities,required to manage huge turnout expected on historic day. Don’t forget to join on 13th February at Zayed sports City stadium Abudhabi.”
According to the post on X, one batch of volunteers will manage logistics in Abu Dhabi while other batches will take care of the cultural performances. The volunteers are crucial to managing 65,000 people set to attend the event scheduled to take place in Abu Dhabi.
In a post on X on Sunday, Ahlan Modi 2024 stated, “While one batch of volunteers manage stadium logistics in Abudhabi, other bunch take care of the cultural performances in Dubai ;ensuring a spectacular welcome to PM Narendra Modi on 13th of February. Team #ahlanmodi truly putting in selfless service!”
“The volunteers of #AhlanModi form the backbone of the event . They are crucial to managing 65k crowd of #indiansinuae &ensuring that the experience at Zayed Sports City stadium on the historic day 13 February in Abudhabi becomes a memory to be cherished lifelong,” Ahlan Modi 2024 posted on X.
The event, whose title roughly translates to ‘Hello Modi’, will be held at the Sheikh Zayed Sports Stadium in Abu Dhabi. According to the release, the organisers expect to fill the stadium to its fullest capacity. Various volunteer committees have been set up for the detailed planning and smooth execution of this historic event.
Meanwhile, Indian Embassy in UAE said that people across the globe await the inauguration of the BAPS Hindu temple in Abu Dhabi by PM Modi, which is scheduled for February 14.
In a post on social media ‘X’, the Indian Embassy in the UAE, said that the magnificent visuals, with their spellbinding architecture, show the temple in all its grandeur.
“The world awaits the inauguration of the @AbuDhabiMandir @AbuDhabiMandir by PM @narendramodi. Visuals resplendent with its spellbinding architecture show the Temple in all its grandeur,” the Indian Embassy in UAE posted on X.
Earlier in January, India’s Ambassador to UAE, Sunjay Sudhir visited the BAPS Hindu Temple in Abu Dhabi to see the progress of its construction. The temple announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in 2015 is nearing its completion.
In a post on X, Indian Embassy in UAE stated, “Less than month to go! @BAPS Hindu Temple @AbuDhabiMandir in Abu Dhabi, announced by PM @narendramodi in 2015, is fast nearing completion. Amb @sunjaysudhir visited the temple to see the progress.”
Recently, PM Modi accepted the invitation extended by Swami Ishwarcharandas and Swami Brahmaviharidas, along with the board of directors for the inauguration of the BAPS Hindu Mandir in Abu Dhabi on February 14, BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha said in a press statement.
In December, PM Modi and the BAPS Swami Ishwarcharandas met at the Prime Minister’s residential office and PM Modi graciously accepted the invitation, expressing his enthusiastic support for the historic and iconic temple.
Mahant Swami Maharaj in Abu Dhabi
The spiritual leader Mahant Swami Maharaj arrived in Abu Dhabi on Monday ahead of the inauguration of the BAPS Hindu temple.
The spiritual leader reached the Gulf nation as a state guest to preside over the historic inauguration of the UAE’s first Hindu temple in Abu Dhabi on February 14.
Upon arrival at the airport, Mahant Swami Maharaj was warmly welcomed by Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Tolerance for the UAE, as stated in an official press release of BAPS Hindu Mandir, Abu Dhabi.
“His Excellency said to His Holiness, ‘Welcome to the UAE. Our nation is blessed with your presence. We are touched by your kindness and we feel your prayers.’ In response, Mahant Swami Maharaj warmly replied, ‘We are touched by your love and respect. The leaders of the UAE are great, good, and large-hearted’.” the release added. (ANI)