- S Jaishankar visited the under-construction Hindu Temple in Abu Dhabi.
- The minister later met HH Sheikh Nahyan, Minister of Tolerance and coexistence.
- Both nations shall review comprehensive strategic partnership between them.
Abu Dhabi: S Jaishankar, External Affairs Minister of India who is on a three-day visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) visited the under-construction Hindu Temple in Abu Dhabi. This is the first traditional temple in the Arabian Peninsula and the minister has expressed his happiness over its rapid progress.
On Wednesday, Jaishankar visited the site of under-construction site of Shri Swaminarayan Mandir in UAE and tweeted, “On Ganesh Chaturthi, blessed to visit the BAPS Hindu temple under construction in Abu Dhabi”.
The minister later met HH Sheikh Nahyan bin Mabarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Tolerance and coexistence. He appreciated his support for the Indian community and discussed about yoga activities, cricket, and cultural cooperation between UAE and India.
S Jaishankar arrived UAE on August 31, for a three-day visit during which he will meet his counterpart from the Gulf nation and review a comprehensive strategic partnership between the two nations. The meetings conducted during his stay are expected to provide opportunities to both the ministers to review the entire spectrum of comprehensive strategic partnership between India and UAE.