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Highlights: PM Modi dubs UAE as one of the most valued partners

Prime Minister Narendra Modi And Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Issued Joint Statement In Delhi On Wednesday. India And UAE Signed 13 Pacts Including One On Strategic Cooperation.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Hina Khan | Updated on: 25 Jan 2017, 05:33:52 PM
Delegation level meeting underway between Abu Dhabi Crown Prince and PM Modi (ANI Image)

New Delhi:

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Abu Dhabi Crown Prince issued joint statement in Delhi on Wednesday. India and UAE signed 13 pacts including one on strategic cooperation.

Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan met Prime Minister Narendra Modi at 7 Lok Kalyan Marg today. A Delegation level meeting also took place between the two leaders.

Crown Prince Al Nahyan, also the Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE armed forces, arrived on Tuesday on a three-day visit to India.

Later, PM Modi interacted with Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan at the Hyderabad House Garden.

Here are the Live updates: 

# Our shared concern on growing threat from radicalization and terrorism is shaping our cooperation, says PM Modi.

#Transforming energy ties in strategic direction came up for discussion, says PM Narendra Modi after talks with Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi.

#We also feel that our growing engagement in countering violence and extremism is necessary for securing our societies, says PM Modi.

#I thanked His Highness for allotting land for a temple for the Indian diaspora in Abu Dhabi, says PM Modi.

#We believe that our closer ties are of importance not just for our countries, but to our entire neighbourhood, says PM Modi.

#Security and defence cooperation have added growing new dimensions to our relationship, we have agreed to expand cooperation, says PM Modi.

#We regard UAE as an important partner in India's growth story, we welcome UAE's interest in investing in India's infra sector, says PM Modi.

#UAE is one of our most valued partners and a close friend, an important region of the world, says PM Narendra Modi.

#I warmly recall our earlier meetings in August 2015, and in February last year. Our discussions were wide-ranging, says PM Modi.

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First Published : 25 Jan 2017, 11:32:00 AM