Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates. Emirates (UAE). On arrival in Abu Dhabi, Prime Minister Modi was received at the airport by Abu Dhabi’s Crown Prince Sheikh Khaled bin Mohamed bin Zayed. Expressing gratitude over the warm welcome in the Gulf country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi posted on Twitter, “Grateful to Crown Prince HH Sheikh Khalid bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan for receiving me at the airport today.”
Prime Minister Modi was given a ceremonial welcome on his arrival at the Abu Dhabi airport. “Taking the partnership forward! Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives in Abu Dhabi for a ceremonial welcome. He was warmly received at the airport by His Highness Sheikh Khalid bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi,” said the official spokesperson of the Ministry of External Affairs. ” Arindam Bagchi tweeted. During his visit, the Prime Minister will meet Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the United Arab Emirates on important bilateral issues.
The Prime Minister left for the UAE on Saturday after concluding his two-day visit to France. Prime Minister Modi described his visit to France as “memorable”, adding that it was more remarkable as he participated in the Bastille Day celebrations. He also thanked French President Emmanuel Macron and the people of France for their warmth and hospitality. Prime Minister Modi, who is on a two-day official visit to France, attended the Bastille Day celebrations on Friday as the guest of honour. He visited France at the invitation of French President Emmanuel Macron.
“On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the Indo-French strategic partnership, a 241-member tri-service Indian Armed Forces contingent, led by a military band, also participated in the parade,” the PMO said in a statement. Hours before Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) said that its economic partnership with India “marks an important milestone in the history of both countries”. UAE-India non-oil trade is expected to reach US$100 billion per year by 2030, Dr Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, UAE Minister of State for Foreign Trade, said in an interview.
Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi stated that the UAE-India Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement, CEPA, was designed to deliver a new era of growth and opportunity. CEPA is an agreement between India and the United Arab Emirates signed on February 18, 2022, and came into force on May 1, 2022. The agreement was signed between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the President of the United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan. Speaking about the success of the CEPA between India and the UAE, Dr Thani Al Zeyoudi said, “There is no doubt that the UAE-India Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement will be regarded as an important milestone in the history of both countries. ” “By eliminating or reducing tariffs on 80 percent of goods, eliminating unnecessary barriers to trade, creating new platforms for investment, and opening up government procurement to each other’s private sector, the UAE-India CEPA is committed to ushering in a new era of development.” And opportunities – and, ultimately, to increase bilateral non-oil trade to over USD 100 billion by 2030,” he said.