Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit UAE on 28 June. The Ministry of External Affairs of India announced this on Wednesday.
PM Modi will visit UAE after attending G7 summit and will visit UAE on 28th June and in person on the passing away of HH Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, former President of UAE and Ruler of Abu Dhabi I will express my condolences.
Modi will also take the opportunity to congratulate His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan on his election as the new President of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Abu Dhabi.
Modi is visiting the United Arab Emirates on his return to India after visiting Germany for the G7 summit. The ministry said that he would leave the UAE on the same night on June 28.
This is PM Modi’s first visit after signing the CEPA. The much-awaited visit of PM Modi is awaited, as it was postponed during the recently held expo.
His visit will provide a strong impetus to ties between the two countries, with bilateral ministerial meetings and ongoing outreach programs on the benefits of a free trade deal.
This will be PM Modi’s fourth visit to the UAE after 2015, 2018 and 2019. Sheikh Mohammed, on the other hand, visited India in 2016 and 2017.
In the last visit, Modi was awarded the UAE’s highest award ‘Order of Zayed’. Recently, India declared 14 May as a national day of mourning in honor of the late President of the United Arab Emirates.
The Indian national flag remained at half-mast at all government buildings across the country on the day of mourning and there was no official entertainment on that day.
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