India signs 14 pacts with UAE, PM says strategic ties to be boosted
New Delhi: As many as fourteen agreements were signed between India and United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Wednesday in the fields of Defence, comprehensive strategic partnership, shipping, prevention, and combating human trafficking among other allied sectors of the two countries.
The agreements were signed in the presence of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Nahyan at the Hyderabad House in the national capital.
What PM Modi said:
- These agreements would boost the strategic ties between both the nations.
- India is encouraging and facilitating the trade between both the countries.
- Energy partnership between India and UAE is crucial.
It is to be mentioned that Abu Dhabi's crown price is invited by PM Modi as the Chief Guest in the Republic Day fuction this year.
Nahyan, who is on three-day official visit to India, is accompanied by a high-level delegation including ministers, senior officials and other authorities of the Industry.
The crown price also paid tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at his memorial Rajghat after receiving ceremonial reception at the Rashtrapati Bhavan.