New Delhi, Feb 12: Prime Minister Narendra Modi who is in Oman on the last leg of his three-nation tour is expected to visit a 125-year old Shiva Temple in old Muscat on Monday. Later he will head towards the Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque in the city which is built from 300,000 tonnes of Indian sandstone.PM Modi was accorded ceremonial reception on his arrival at Oman on Sunday. He met Deputy Prime Minister for the Council of Ministers Sayyid Fahd bin Mahmoud Al Said and Deputy Prime Minister for International Relations and Cooperation Affairs Sayyid Asa ad bin Tariq Al Said. He also addressed a crowd of nearly 20,000 Indians who gathered to hear him at the Sultan Qaboos Stadium in Muscat. While speaking at the event, the Prime Minister emphasized on Centre’s ‘Ease of Living’ policy, and said, “We are working with the mantra of ‘Minimum Government, Maximum Governance’ towards making lives of common people easy.”
https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js He also talked about India s ambitious bullet train project and said that the train will not only give a boost to the railway network but will also give a boost to the innovation and technology sector. In new India, we no longer procrastinate, he said. The Indian diaspora was also conveyed the schemes and programmes launched by the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government, for the welfare of the people. The Prime Minister depart for New Delhi on February 12.
PM @narendramodi prays at the Shiva Temple in Muscat. One of the oldest temples in the region, it is situated in Muscat s Matrah area and is said to have been constructed by merchants from Gujarat 125 years ago. It was renovated in 1999. pic.twitter.com/cB3lFm6YgtPMO India (@PMOIndia) February 12, 2018