Modi in UAE: Over 50,000 expected to attend 'Marhaba NaMo' in Dubai

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Dubai, Aug 17: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to address Indian community at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium, on the second day of his UAE visit.

More than 50,000 people are expected to attend the ceremony 'Marhaba NaMo' organised for him in Dubai on Monday.

Over 50,000 to attend Marhaba NaMo

PM Modi began his two-day visit to the oil rich nation on Sunday, the first prime ministerial visit in three decades. He was received by Abu Dhabi's Crown Prince Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan and accorded a ceremonial welcome at the airport. His visit will see talks focused on boosting cooperation in energy and trade.

Massive arrangements have been put in place for the event in Dubai, reported Khaleej Times.

Consul General of India Anurag Bhushan called the occasion a 'momentous and stand-alone visit', as the PM is expected to return to India after addressing the UAE residents.

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The event will open with a cultural programme by artists from the UAE and India, which will see the same show performed at Hanover, during his Germany visit.

PM Modi is expected to address the Indian community at 8pm.

Huge LCD screens, video walls, and augmented reality screens have also been installed inside and outside the two grounds outside the stadium.

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