A day after visiting the Palestinian city of Ramallah and meeting President Mahmoud Abbas, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is now in Dubai for the second leg of his three-nation visit. This is his second state visit to the UAE after August 2015. PM Modi arrived in Abu Dhabi on Saturday and was received by the Crown Prince Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan at the airport. The two sides held wide-ranging talks and signed five agreements, including a memorandum of understanding between an Indian consortium and the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company for acquisition of a 10 per cent participating interest in Abu Dhabi’s offshore oil concession.
PM Modi is scheduled to attend a community event in Dubai this morning. He will then address the World Government Summit in the afternoon before leaving for Muscat in the evening. Ahead of his four-day visit, PM Modi had called the relations with Middle East and West Asia a priority for India.
Here are the latest updates on PM Modi’s Gulf and West Asia visit.
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