Visit of External Affairs Minister of India to United Arab Emirates (November 25-26, 2020)

New Delhi: External Affairs Minister of India, Dr. S. Jaishankar, paid a two-day official visit to UAE on November 25-26, 2020. During the visit, he called on Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, HH Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan and held talks with his counterpart, the Foreign Minister of UAE, HH Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan. He also virtually met the representatives of the Indian community associations in Abu Dhabi.

EAM called on Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi on November 25 and conveyed greetings from the Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi and his appreciation of the UAE leadership for taking great care of Indians during the Covid-19 pandemic. They also discussed regional and global issues of mutual interest.
EAM and Foreign Minister of UAE held discussions on the entire range of bilateral issues on November 26. EAM briefed the UAE side on the progress made by India in dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic, both on the health and economic front. Both sides reviewed their cooperation on various facets of their comprehensive strategic partnership including trade, investment, infrastructure, energy, food security and defence. EAM and the UAE Foreign Minister discussed recent regional and international developments and agreed to continue coordination on various multilateral issues.

In his virtual meeting with the representatives of the Indian community in Abu Dhabi, EAM appreciated the work of the Indian associations in taking care of the community during the Covid pandemic. He assured them of the Government’s responsiveness on issues pertaining to post-Covid normalcy.

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