08/17/15 5:34 AM

Modi to Address 50,000 Indians in Dubai

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, middle, takes a selfie next to Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, UAE Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, left, as they tour the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque during the first day of his two-day visit to the UAE, in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Sunday, Aug. 16, 2015.  The UAE is home to over two million Indian expatriates and this is the first visit by an Indian premier in over three decades. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be addressing around 50,000 Indians in Dubai on the last day of his 2-day-UAE trip. The meeting will be held at a cricket stadium in Dubai today. Modi will reportedly meet Abu Dhabi’s king Sheikh Ali Nahyan and Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed. Around 2.6 million Indians reside in the United Arab Emirates according to Indian embassy records. Modi yesterday had talks with migrant workers in UAE. However, Modi did not address media regarding it. A government spokesperson later said that the agenda of Modi’s interaction with workers is to covey that safety, security of Indian workers should not be ignored. Modi on Sunday visited main mosque in the UAE. Many Indians gathered outside the mosque to get a  glimpse of Modi, who clicked selfie with minister outside the mosque and posted it on Twitter.



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