Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives in Oman

PM Modi arrives in Ramallah

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives in Oman

Palestinian official Nabil Shaath said Modi and Abbas are to sign cooperation agreements worth $50 million.

While briefing reporters on the planned highlights of Modi s visit tomorrow, Kumar recalled the history of the martyrs memorial, which houses 31 commemorative panels that signify the solidarity between the UAE s people and leadership. PM will also address the 6th edition of the World Government Summit in Dubai, where India is the Guest Country of Honour.

Plans and information about the temple were presented to Mr Modi and Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, by members of the temple committee before delegations began talks on Saturday.

Indians have played a role at every stage of the UAE's growth, helping lay the foundations of this country's infrastructure and institutions.

The temple, which will be built in stone, will come up off the Dubai-Abu Dhabi highway over 55,000 square meters of land.

Modi, the first Indian Prime Minister to make an official visit to Palestine, re-assured Abbas that "we are committed to take care of the cause and well-being of Palestinian people".

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"That question does not reflect a complaint, it is being asked of us with confidence that we will deliver", he said. "Scientific advances have made these possible" PM Modi said at the World Government Summit. Speaking on the occasion, Mr Modi said, the temple is a unique symbol of religious tolerance and the Indian principle of Vasudhaiv Kutumbkam- one world one family.

The UAE has two Hindu temples which are located in Dubai.

A MoU was signed between Indian Consortium comprising ONGC Videsh, Bharat PetroResources, Indian Oil and the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) was signed for the acquisition of 10 per cent participating interest in the offshore Lower Zakum Concession, according to the External Affairs Ministry.

Addressing the Indian Diaspora at Dubai Opera, Modi thanked Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan on behalf of 125 crore Indians for the grand temple which will be constructed in the capital of UAE.

The prime minister invited representatives of the Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank to Kyrgyzstan to study investment opportunities.

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed support Saturday in Ramallah for an independent Palestine and said he hoped for the return of peace to the region, while Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas called on India to support multicountry sponsorship of future Israeli-Palestinian negotiations.

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