UAE India discuss Comprehensive Strategic Partnership with the Crown Prince's visit
By FnF Correspondent | PUBLISHED: 10, Jul 2019, 17:45 pm IST | UPDATED: 18, Jul 2019, 21:40 pm IST
Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign Minister of the United Arab Emirates on his 3 days visit to India refreshed relations between India and UAE. Nahyan met the External Affairs Minister, Dr. S Jaishankar and also called on Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi on 9 July 2019.
In talks between EAM and H.H. Sheikh Abdullah, bilateral, regional and international matters of mutual interest were discussed.
During the call on PM, the Foreign Minister conveyed felicitations of the UAE leadership on the resounding victory in the elections. He extended an invitation to PM to visit UAE. PM thanked His Highness the President of the UAE and Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi for conferring on him the prestigious Order of Zayed, which he said he was proud to receive on behalf of 1.3 billion Indians. Both leaders expressed happiness at the current state of bilateral relations and discussed regional issues. They also agreed to build on these growing strategic links as well as further their trilateral cooperation initiatives, especially in Africa, as per MEA sources.
The visit of the Foreign Minister of the UAE provided an opportunity to both sides to constructively build on the vision of the comprehensive strategic partnership and to broaden cooperation in various sectors of bilateral relations.