During his maiden visit to the UAE, Congress President Rahul Gandhi addressed a gathering of Indian workers at the Labour Colony in Dubai. He, along with senior leader Sam Pitroda, met with the business leaders at a breakfast, hosted by Sunny Varkey.
He will also interact with the student communities during his visit to the UAE. He landed at Dubai airport on Thursday, the party said.
- He will meet UAE ministers during his two-day visit to Dubai and Abu Dhabi, Khaleej Times reported
- Gandhi, who begins his tour today, reached Dubai on the evening of Thursday, 10 January
- Special Status to Andhra Pradesh
According to the Congress, Rahul Gandhi said that if our government comes into power we will give special status to Andhra Pradesh.
He also said, “You helped India, Indian states and the poor people and you worked to make this city of Dubai, which is great in the whole world. I want to say thank you heartily.”
‘Nobody Is A Big Man, I am Just Like You’
Rahul Gandhi said, “Somebody said here that a big man has come to meet us. Nobody is a big man. I am just like you.”
Congress President Addresses Labour Colony in Dubai
During his address to the labour colony in Dubai, Rahul Gandhi tells Indian workers that they have made every religion, every state and every caste proud. “I know that you have to face hardships. You work all day, send money back home for the family,” he said.
Rahul Gandhi, Congress President”I have come here to tell you that we are standing with you. Whatever you want, whatever are your difficulties, wherever we help you, we are ready to do it. We want to talk to you. I have not come here to tell you my ‘Mann ki baat‘, I have come here to listen to you.”
Rahul Gandhi Meets Business Leaders at Breakfast
Congress chief Rahul Gandhi and senior leader Sam Pitroda met with the business leaders at a breakfast, hosted by Sunny Varkey.
Rahul Gandhi Begins Two-Day Visit to Dubai
Congress President Rahul Gandhi, set to interact with the Indian overseas and student communities during his maiden visit to the UAE, was accorded a warm welcome by the Indian diaspora at the Dubai airport on Thursday, 10 January, the party said.
Gandhi had also previously addressed such public gatherings in the US, London, Germany and Bahrain.
“Indians from across Dubai gather at the airport to greet Congress President @RahulGandhi with warmth & love ahead of his two day tour in UAE,” the party tweeted.
The Congress President would also be the “official chief guest” at the ‘Indo-Arab cultural programme’ at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on 11 January. The programme will also be celebrating the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.