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PM Modi in UAE: Iconic buildings light up in colours of Indian flag

By Deepika

Burj Khalifa, Dubai Frame Adnoc building and Emirates Palace were covered in colours of India's tri-colours, on the eve of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

UAE Iconic building lit up in colours of Indian flag

The world's tallest building, Burj Khalifa, the headquarters of state-owned oil company Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) and the building hailed as the world's largest picture frame, Dubai Frame, were seen glittering in the colours of the Indian flag, a day before the Prime Minister's scheduled arrival in the country.

India's ambassador to the UAE, Navdeep Suri, termed the gesture as "gracious".

PM Modi, who reached Ramallah in Palestine on Saturday morning, will be visiting UAE in the evening, where he will be holding a series of meetings with the country's rulers and businessmen.

His visit marks the first-ever prime ministerial visit to Palestine from India and will be PM Modi's second visit to the UAE and first to Oman.

He will have a one-to-one meeting with Al Nahyan and will be attending a dinner hosted by the crown prince.

Modi will later meet the Indian Diaspora and will lay the foundation of a Hindu temple via video link from Dubai.

The Prime Minister is also expected to meet Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE in Dubai.

OneIndia News (with agency inputs)

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