Science Is Life: Modi at Masdar City


Masdar City: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today took a tour of the Masdar City, a hub of cleantech and science and technology innovation, here on the second day of his two-day UAE visit.The authorities briefed the Prime Minister about various aspects of the zero-carbon smart city, situated around 17 kilometres South-East of Abu Dhabi, the UAE capital. "Science is life," Modi digitally wrote in visitors' book at Masdar city.

Modi was seen taking keen interest in various aspect of the city built on innovative scientific ideas."Discussing urban development and next generation urban spaces at Masdar City," he tweeted. The Prime Minister also had a ride in a self-driving car, part of Masdar city's Private Rapid Transit or PRT."We have heard about BRT. Masdar City has PRT or Private Rapid Transit," he said in another tweet. A group of Indians had gathered in Masdar to have a glimpse of Modi who was seen waving hands at the crowd.