Indian diaspora welcomes PM Modi in UAE with cheers, cultural celebrations

  • Date: 01-Dec-2023
  • Source: Times of Oman
  • Sector:Tourism
  • Country:UAE
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Indian diaspora welcomes PM Modi in UAE with cheers, cultural celebrations

Dubai: Upon his arrival in the UAE, Prime Minister Narendra Modi received a warm welcome from the members of the Indian diaspora outside a hotel in Dubai, followed by a cultural dance performance. The diaspora members were heard chanting 'Modi, Modi', and raised slogans of 'Abki Baar Modi Sarkar' and ' Vande Mataram .' PM Modi was seen shaking hands with diaspora members outside the hotel. The members further greeted him by presenting a cultural dance. A member of the Indian diaspora expressed joy at meeting PM Modi in UAE and said, "I've been living in UAE for 20 years, but today, it felt as if one of my own has come to this country," stressing, "Jitti prashansa karu utni kam hai." "The one who brings glory to India all over the world is the diamond of India," she added. Another Indian diaspora member expressed delight and said, "We are so happy to see PM Modi here," adding that we will "never forget this day in our lives." "The world needs a leader like PM Modi," he added after meeting with PM Modi. Another member shared her experience of meeting PM Modi and emphasised that he recognised them as they