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UAE welcomes India’s Modi ahead of World Government Summit

Modi meets with Abu Dhani Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammad bin Zayed Al Nahyan. (WAM)

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has arrived in Abu Dhabi on Saturday on a two-day state visit to the UAE.

Modi is expected to take part in the sixth World Government Summit set to take place in Dubai. The summit, in which India is the Guest Country of Honor, will begin on Sunday. The UAE and India are expected to sign various agreements and a memoranda of understanding, reported Gulf News.

In an interview with the Indian Ambassador to the UAE, Navdeep Singh Suri, he said that there will be new areas of cooperation and engagements between the two countries.

Modi is expected to be meeting with Sheikh Mohammad bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the crown price of Abu Dhabi the deputy supreme commander of the UAE armed forces, on Saturday evening.

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Similarly, it has been reported that a banquet will be held in honor of Modi by Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed. An agreement signing ceremony is also expected at the banquet.

On Sunday, the premier will be meeting with Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum, the vice president and prime minister of the UAE, and the ruler of Dubai.

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Last Update: Saturday, 10 February 2018 KSA 20:51 - GMT 17:51
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