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Rahul Gandhi arrives in Dubai

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arrived in in the wee hours of Friday for his two-day maiden visit to the

He will be interacting with the Indian overseas community and the student community, informed the Indian on

Gandhi is on two days tour of UAE on January 11 in and on January 12.

The two-day trip has been planned by Indian Overseas (IOC) and it is his first international tour of 2019 where he will meet the workers' community at a labour accommodation on the day one and Indian Overseas Congress team will also be making a presentation about the various issues faced by the Indian diaspora in the UAE to the Congress

He is scheduled to address the Indian diaspora at Stadium as part of a global outreach programme where he will be the official chief guest at the 'Indo-Arab cultural programme'.

IOC has been planning this and promoting this event through various means including a website that has been designed for the registration of the program.

During the event, will address the crowd "Idea of India" at the stadium.

Sam Pitroda, the of the Indian Overseas Congress, in a video statement released by IOC, said, "We want to interact with Indian origin people in various countries including UAE. In Dubai we'll meet business leaders, local leaders, visit labour camp and the event at stadium."

On day two, will be in where he will meet with UAE ministers, followed by private meetings with the According to sources visit to the is also scheduled for the Congress President.

Gandhi is accompanied by former Kerala and senior Congress

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First Published: Fri, January 11 2019. 03:05 IST