India’s PM Narendra Modi meets Abu Dhabi Crown Prince; India, UAE sign 5 pacts.
India’s PM Narendra Modi, who arrived here from Jordan on the second leg of his three-nation tour, was received by Mohammed Bin Zayed and other members of the Royal family at the airport on Saturday evening.
India’s PM Narendra Modi held wide-ranging talks with Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan as the two sides signed five agreements, including a historic pact awarding a consortium of Indian oil companies a 10 per cent stake in offshore oil concession.
The India’s PM Narendra Modi thanked the Crown Prince for the special gesture of receiving him at the airport and said his visit will have a positive impact on India-United Arab Emirates(UAE) ties.
India’s PM Narendra Modi, who is here on his second visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) , led the delegation-level talks with Mohammed Bin Zayed at the Royal Palace on Saturday evening. India’s PM Narendra Modi had first visited the United Arab Emirates (UAE) as Prime Minister in August, 2015.
“We warmly welcome our state guest and valued friend, the Indian Prime Minister [email protected] to the United Arab Emirates (UAE). His visit reflects our longstanding historical ties and is testament to our friendly bilateral relationship,” Mohammed Bin Zayed, also the Deputy Supreme Commander of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Armed Forces, tweeted.
“Delighted to meet my friend, HH Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan. We had extensive deliberations on boosting India-United Arab Emirates (UAE) cooperation and how this can benefit our nations as well as the whole world,” the Prime Minister tweeted.
Ministry of External Affairs Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said that India’s PM Narendra Modi had a Tete-a-tete with the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi before the delegation level talks.
After their talks, the two sides signed five agreements related to energy sector, railways, manpower and financial services.
“This is the first Indian Investment in upstream oil sector of United Arab Emirates (UAE) , transforming the traditional buyer-seller relationship to a long-term investor relationship,” it added.
To cooperate in the field of manpower, India and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) signed an MoU that aims to institutionalise the collaborative administration of contractual employment of Indian workers in the Gulf country.
The India’s PM Narendra Modi today visited Wahat Al Karama, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) martyr’s war memorial here, before travelling to Dubai.
Wahat Al Karama, which literally means ‘the oasis of dignity’, is a permanent tribute to (United Arab Emirates) UAE’s soldiers and other Emiratis who made the ultimate sacrifice while serving the country.