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Prime Minister Modi visit to the UAE
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) aims to enhance bilateral ties between India and the UAE. The discussions between Prime Minister Modi and President Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan will focus on key areas such as energy, food security, and defense. This article explores the significance of the visit and its potential impact on the India-UAE relationship.
“I deeply appreciate kind gesture of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan,” PM Modi tweeted shortly after he was received by the Prince.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Visit to the UAE
Following his two-day visit to France, Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in the UAE to engage in wide-ranging talks with President Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan. The visit marks Prime Minister Modi’s fifth trip to the UAE since assuming office. The leaders will discuss various aspects of bilateral cooperation and collaboration.
Focus Areas: Energy, Food Security, and Defense
Energy, food security, and defense emerge as significant focus areas for discussion during Prime Minister Modi’s visit to Abu Dhabi. Both countries seek to strengthen their ties in these critical sectors. The aim is to explore opportunities for mutual growth and advancement in these key areas.
Strengthening the India-UAE Comprehensive Strategic Partnership
The Ministry of External Affairs highlights the steady progress in the India-UAE comprehensive strategic partnership. Prime Minister Modi’s visit presents a valuable opportunity to enhance and deepen the partnership between India and the UAE across multiple domains. These areas of collaboration include energy, education, healthcare, food security, fintech, defense, and culture. The collaboration between India and the UAE aims to foster greater cooperation and exchange in these essential sectors.
Collaboration on Global Issues and Special Invitations
The discussions between Prime Minister Modi and President Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan extend beyond bilateral matters. The leaders will also explore avenues for cooperation on global issues, particularly considering the UAE’s Presidency of COP-28 and India’s G-20 Presidency, where the UAE holds a “special invitee” status. This collaboration underscores the commitment to address global challenges collectively.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the UAE represents a crucial milestone in the development of the India-UAE relationship. With a shared perspective on critical regional issues and a common goal of development and prosperity, the personal chemistry and close rapport between Prime Minister Modi and President Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan contribute to the rapid growth of this partnership. The comprehensive strategic partnership, including economic exchanges, trade, and investments, demonstrates the commitment to mutual growth and further strengthening of ties between India and the UAE.
Disclaimer: The views expressed in this article are those of the author and do not represent the official stance of the Indian government or the UAE authorities.