Dubai, Dec 9 (IANS) Daily Thanthi, the first Tamil newspaper in the United Arab Emirates, was launched Tuesday.
Tamil actors Prasanna and his wife Sneha Prasanna were among those who launched the daily, the Khaleej Times reported. Bala Aditya, director of Dina Thanthi, opened the event.
"I am glad to bring Daily Thanthi to the UAE. I have have been raised here. Hence the introduction of this daily to the country is very close to my heart," said Sneha Prasanna.
"The Tamil population in the UAE has definitely grown over the years. It is evident with the rise of Tamil radio stations. So I think it a good idea to present a newspaper too," she said.
The 12-page launch edition was distributed among the guests.