Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on a trip to the Middle East, is expecting a large audience at the Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex, in Oman today.

Alt News Desk reports an open letter from the Indian Embassy in Oman, requesting large companies employing Indians to “spare their employees” for half a day for the event. The firms have also been asked to arrange for their transport to and from the venue.

“The Embassy of India in Muscat has always been rendering full cooperation to your company and I request and hope to receive your full cooperation in arranging participation of your employees in the above Community Event” reads the letter from the Indian Ambassador in Oman.