Minister for Overseas Indian Affairs, Vayalar Ravi has handed over a cheque for $136,000 as New Delhi’s contribution for an upcoming multi-faith funeral centre on the outskirts of Sharjah.

The funeral centre, which is being built at a cost of $1.65 million, is set to open in the next three months. The project is being steered by the Indian Association Sharjah.

On Sunday, Mr. Ravi along with the Indian ambassador to the United Arab Emirates , M.K. Lokesh and Consul General Dubai Sanjay Verma visited the site at Juwaiza, 25 kilometres east of Sharjah.

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