BR Shetty

Hindu temple in Abu Dhabi gets 13 more acres for parking

An additional 13 acres of land has been donated towards setting up parking facilities for the upcoming BAPS Hindu temple in Abu Dhabi, announced Pujya Brahmaviharidas, principal in-charge of the construction of the Hindu mandir. The Government of Abu Dhabi has also identified an additional 10 acres for a period of four years to stage pre-construction activities such as storage of building materials. The temple will be constructed on 13.5 acres of land, donated by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.

BR Shetty, founder and chairman of NMC Healthcare and chairman on board of Mandir Ltd, a non-profit company registered with the government to construct, develop and manage the BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha's temple said: "Let us match the expectations raised by the benevolent leaders of the UAE. A temple to match the UAE's skyline."

Source: Khaleej Times