PM to lay foundation stone of temple in UAE 

PM to lay foundation stone of temple in UAE 

Context:

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be laying foundation stone of temple in UAE

What is in news?

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone of a temple in Abu Dhabi during his visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE)
  • The UAE granted the temple project after India conveyed the demand of its nationals for a place of worship during P.M. Modi’s 2015 visit to the country.
  • This event is a part of a three –nation tour scheduled from 9th to 12th February

About the Three-nation tour

  • Three-nation tour will begin in Palestine and end in Oman
  • P.M Modi would begin his visit from the Jordanian capital of Amman, from where he will be travelling to the West Bank territory of Palestine.
  • Apart from laying the temple foundation, P.M. Modi will visit the Wahat Al Karama, the memorial to fallen soldiers of the UAE.
  • He will also address the World Government Summit in Dubai.
  • Modi will visit a Shiva temple in Oman during his first visit to that country on February 12.
  • He will hold bilateral meetings with the two Prime Ministers of Oman.
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