His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan the President of UAE received a letter from Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Friday, outlining plans to expand bilateral strategic ties and advance such ties for the benefit of their shared interests.
Sheikh Mohamed met with Dr. Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, Minister of External Affairs of India, who is in the country to attend the 14th session of the UAE-India Joint Committee and the third session of the UAE-India Strategic Dialogue. Dr. Jaishankar is currently in the UAE on official business.
Dr. Jaishankar welcomed Sheikh Mohamed and expressed the Indian Prime Minister’s wishes for continued success and prosperity for the UAE and its people at the start of the meeting, which was held at Al Shati Palace.
The UAE President extended his greetings to Prime Minister Modi and wished India and its people continued progress and prosperity.
The parties engaged in a discussion about a number of regional and global issues of shared interest as well as various aspects of their bilateral relations and the importance of working together to strengthen and advance them within the framework of their comprehensive strategic partnership and the UAE-India Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA).
Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad bin Tahnoun Al Nahyan, Advisor for Special Affairs at the Ministry of Presidential Affairs, Reem bint Ibrahim Al Hashemy, Minister of State for International Cooperation, and Dr. Anwar Gargash, Diplomatic Adviser to the UAE President, were all present at the meeting.
The delegation that was travelling with India’s Minister of External Affairs was also the part of the meeting.