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State Visit of Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces to India (10-12 February 2016)

February 07, 2016

  • At the invitation of Hon’ble Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, HH General Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces is paying his first State visit to India from 10-12 February, 2016. He will be accompanied by a high-level delegation, including Ministers, senior officials and captains of industry.
  • During the forthcoming visit, HH the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi will call on Hon’ble President and hold bilateral talks with Hon’ble Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi on issues of mutual interest. The visit follows the visit of Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi to UAE in August 2015, during which the two countries agreed to elevate the relationship to a comprehensive strategic partnership.
  • India and UAE have historically enjoyed close and friendly relations anchored on mutually beneficial commercial exchanges and extensive people to people contacts. Our well-balanced bilateral trade amounted to US$ 59 billion in 2014-15, making UAE our third largest trading partner. UAE is among the largest investors in India in terms of foreign direct investments. It contributes significantly to India's energy security and is the sixth largest supplier of crude oil to India in 2014-15.
  • About 2.6 million strong and vibrant Indian community forms the largest expatriate group in UAE. Their positive and well-appreciated contribution in the development of their host country has been an important anchor of our excellent bilateral engagement.
  • India has vital stakes in the security and stability of the Gulf region, which hosts over seven million Indians. This region is also the source of nearly two-third of India’s crude oil requirements and is our largest trading partner.
New Delhi
February 07, 2016

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