India’s External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar visited the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for 3 days. During his 3-day tour, he visited Abu Dhabi’s premier Hindu temple on Wednesday on the auspicious occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi. The BAPS Swaminarayan Mandir is currently under construction. The minister felt elated after visiting the first temple in Abu Dhabi and appreciated and praised the efforts and progress of the team to build this temple.
S Jaishankar visited the first Hindu temple in Abu Dhabi
After his temple visit, S Jaishankar took to his official Twitter account to upload photos and he also expressed his happiness and thoughts on the ongoing Hindu temple site visit in Abu Dhabi. He praised the Indians working behind the development of this temple and also described the temple as “a symbol of peace, tolerance and harmony”. He uploaded the photos captioned, ‘On Ganesh Chaturthi blessed to visit @BAPS Hindu Temple under construction in Abu Dhabi. I am happy to see the rapid progress and deeply appreciate the dedication of everyone involved. I met the BAPS team, community supporters, worshipers and workers at the site.
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On Ganesh Chaturthi, blessed to visit the @BAPS Hindu temple under construction in Abu Dhabi.
I am happy to see the rapid progress and deeply appreciate the dedication of everyone involved. Meet the BAPS team, community supporters, worshipers and site workers. pic.twitter.com/7ZezrfvkuR
— Dr. S. Jaishankar (@DrSJaishankar) August 31, 2022
During his visit, S Jaishankar met Sheikh Nahyan bin Mabarak Al Nahyan and praised him for his strong support to the Indian community, our yoga activities, cricket and cultural cooperation.
Additionally, Indian Embassy in UAE @IndembAbuDhabi tweeted: “Auspicious start to EAM visit @DrSJaishankar. EAM visited the @BAPS@AbuDhabiMandirsite and laid a brick in its complex architecture. Also commended the efforts of all Indians in building the iconic temple as a symbol of peace, tolerance and harmony.
Beginning of the EAM visit under good auspices @DrSJaishankar.EAM visited the @BAPS @AbuDhabiMandir site and laid a brick in its complex architecture. Also commended the efforts of all Indians in building the iconic temple as a symbol of peace, tolerance and harmony @MEAIndia @sunjaysudhir pic.twitter.com/gTFOsyvC4I
— India in the United Arab Emirates (@IndembAbuDhabi) August 31, 2022
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The BAPS Swaminarayan Temple will be built on a massive area of 55,000 sqm. Indian temple craftsmen will decorate the temple with hand carved details. During this 3-day trip from S Jaishankar, he will hold talks with Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed and assess the comprehensive strategic partnership between the UAE and India.