Blog: Rahul Gandhi visits Sheikh Zayed Mosque in Abu Dhabi
Sheikh Nahyan hosted lunch for Rahul Gandhi and his delegation at the Emirates Palace.
Rahul Gandhi, the President of the Indian National Congress, arrived in Dubai on Thursday night for his two-day tour of the UAE.
On Friday, he visited the workers' accommodation at Jebel Ali industrial area, made his first speech and had conversations with the blue-collar workers in UAE.
He also had a 50-minute interactive session with the students in UAE on Saturday (January 12) morning. The discussions during the interaction included a wide range of topics ranging from the 'unjust system of having' NRI quotas in medical schools to the empowerment of rural women in India. Rahul Gandhi and the school students had a conversation that comprised of equally tough questions from both sides.
January 12, 2019
#RahulGandhiInUAE Congress President @RahulGandhi tours Abu Dhabi's Sheikh Zayed Mosque on the second day of his visit to the UAE. Follow our live blog - https://t.co/biSSIkGlmA @INCIndia @INCIndiaLive #RahulGandhi pic.twitter.com/9Yl7gwpE5V- Khaleej Times (@khaleejtimes) January 12, 2019
Addressing an Indian Business and Professional Group gathering in Abu Dhabi, Rahul Gandhi said that he hopes for an inclusive India.
Rahul Gandhi met Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of State for Tolerance in Abu Dhabi on Saturday afternoon. Sheikh Nahyan hosted lunch for Rahul Gandhi and his delegation at the Emirates Palace.
It was a pleasure to meet Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan in Abu Dhabi today, at the lunch he hosted for our delegation. He is a true friend of India & I look forward to working with him to strengthen the relationship between our countries. pic.twitter.com/nDWfwtWdFL- Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) January 12, 2019
Rahul Gandhi responds to question from a Gulf Medical University student who said India has to do away with the special reservations quota for NRI students, and give them equal opportunity with the Indian students. Rahul agreed and said all students must be treated fairly, and the current system is unjust.
Rahul Gandhi and Sam Pitroda start a very informal heart to heart talk with the students at IMT in Dubai.
@RahulGandhi and @SamPitroda start a very informal heart to heart talk with the students at Institute of Management Technology in Dubai.- Khaleej Times (@khaleejtimes) January 12, 2019
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A large group of school and varsity students wait for Congress leader Rahul Gandhi at the Institute or Management Technology in the Academic City in Dubai.
The excitement is building as Congress President @RahulGandhi is about to arrive at IMT Dubai for his interaction with students from across UAE. #RahulGandhiWithDubaiStudents #NationalYouthDay pic.twitter.com/bXExbGhVyz- Congress (@INCIndia) January 12, 2019
It is the second day of Rahul's two-day and he is expected to speak to the students before departing for Abu Dhabi.
(Videos by Dhanusha Gokulan/Khaleej Times)
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