‘I am eager to meet my brother’, PM Modi said this while leaving for UAE tour

By Pooja Bhardwaj February 13, 2024 2:31 PM IST

PM Modi leaves for UAE.- India TV Hindi

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PM Modi leaves for UAE.

PM Modi UAE Visit: Prime Minister Narendra Modi left from New Delhi on Tuesday morning on a two-day official visit to the United Arab Emirates and Qatar. He will hold bilateral talks with UAE. Also, on the second day on 14 February, he will inaugurate the first Hindu temple of Abu Dhabi, the center of Hindu faith. Before leaving for the tour, the Prime Minister posted on social media platform ‘X’ that he was looking forward to meeting his ‘brother’ UAE President with whom he shares good relations.

Foreign Ministry spokesperson Randhir Jaiswal said that PM Modi will meet top UAE leaders in the first phase of his UAE visit. Will also address the people of the Indian community. During this, he will participate in the inauguration program of the grand Hindu temple built by BAPS in Abu Dhabi. This program has been named Ahlan Modi.

They said. In UAE, PM Modi will meet UAE President Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan. He met him on January 9 in Gujarat during ‘Vibrant Gujarat 2024’. He will also meet the Vice President, Prime Minister and Defense Minister. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Minister of the United Arab Emirates. Prime Minister Modi posted on X, “Looking forward to meeting my brother Mohammed bin Zayed. Over the next two days, I will visit the UAE and Qatar to participate in various programs that will further deepen India’s bilateral relations with these countries.

These issues will be discussed with UAE

According to the Ministry of External Affairs, in their bilateral meeting, PM Modi and the UAE President are expected to strengthen ties across a range of economic sectors including energy security, energy trade, ports, railways and maritime logistics, digital infrastructure, capital flows and fintech connectivity. Are. The Ministry of External Affairs said this will be his seventh visit to the UAE since taking office in 2015. “This reflects the priority we attach to the strong India-UAE friendship.” According to a statement by the External Affairs Minister, this is the Prime Minister’s third visit to the Gulf country in the last eight months.

Will participate in the World Government Summit 2024

Apart from meeting with UAE President Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, PM Modi will also attend the World Government Summit 2024, where he will deliver a special keynote address. “My discussions with Prime Minister His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid on the sidelines of the summit will focus on strengthening our multifaceted relations with Dubai,” the prime minister said in a statement ahead of his departure. He will also inaugurate the first Hindu temple in Abu Dhabi. “The BAPS Temple will be a lasting tribute to the values ​​of harmony, peace and tolerance that both India and the UAE share,” the PM said.

Will address the people of Indian community

The Prime Minister will address the Indian diaspora in Abu Dhabi at the Zayed Sports City Stadium later today. The ‘Ahlan Modi’ or ‘Hello Modi’ event organized by the Indian community in Abu Dhabi has attracted unprecedented attention. There have been more than 65,000 registrations.

After UAE, PM Modi will go to Qatar

PM Modi will stay in UAE till 13-14 February after which he will go to Doha. Authorities in Qatar on Monday released eight former Indian Navy personnel who were jailed by a court in the Gulf country. Addressing a special briefing on PM Modi’s UAE visit, Foreign Secretary Vinay Mohan Quatra said, during his visit, PM Modi will hold bilateral meetings with the Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani and other high dignitaries of Qatar.

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