Global diplomats visit BAPS Temple in Abu Dhabi

Ambassadors and diplomats of various countries hailed the temple as a symbol of religious tolerance that will contribute immensely to world peace

Ambassadors and diplomats from over 30 countries convened at the construction site of the BAPS Hindu Mandir in Abu Dhabi to witness the amalgamation of ancient art and architecture, modern science and technology, universal values and cultural appreciation. They were hosted by Ambassador of India to the UAE, Sunjay Sudhir.

Greeting the dignitaries, Swami Brahmaviharidas said, “Your presence here sends a hopeful message of harmony and is a testament to the belief that dialogue, exchange, and engagement can bring us all closer together and make this world a happier place.”

Reiterating the significance of the historic temple, in a video message, Minister of External Affairs of India, Dr S. Jaishankar shared his hopes of what it would mean for UAE and the world as well as his deep respect for the vision and direction of the UAE leadership. He emphasized that one of his life's most touching and fulfilling moments was the announcement and now seeing the BAPS Hindu Mandir coming up.


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