Sheikh Mohammed, Narendra Modi discuss UAE-India relations

The two leaders also discussed a number of regional and international issues of interest to both countries
By Staff writer
Sun 11 Feb 2018 05:28 PM

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, met with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the sidelines of the World Government Summit on Sunday.

Also in attendance during the meeting was His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Dubai Executive Council, as well as His Highness Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deptuy Ruler of Dubai.

During the meeting, the two leaders discussed boosting strategic cooperation between the UAE and India, as well as a number of regional and international issues of interest to both nations.

Modi’s visit to the UAE forms part of a larger effort to boost ties between the two nations.

Other senior dignitaries at the event included His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority and CEO of Emirates Group, as well as Dr. Anwar bin Mohammed Gargash, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs and Dr. Ahmed Abdul Rahman Al-Banna, UAE ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary to India.

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Last Updated: Sun 11 Feb 2018 06:25 PM GST

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