PM Modi Planned to Visit Bahrain & UAE on 23 August
PM Narendra Modi will begin on a three-day formal talk to the United Arab Emirates ( UAE) and Bahrain from August 23, the Ministry of External Affairs stated on Sunday.
Throughout the visit, Modiji will hold the Order of Zayed, the most important civil award of the UAE which was awarded to him in April 2019 in honor of his outstanding leadership that gave a big lift to mutual relations between the two nations.”The award in the name of Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the establishing father of the UAE, obtains special significance as it was awarded to Prime Minister Modi in the year of the birth centenary of Sheikh Zayed,” a comment by the MEA stated.
PM Modi will hold a conference with Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan to address bilateral, regional and international concerns of mutual interest. India and the UAE appreciate warm, close and multi-faceted associations underpinned by social, religious and economic linkages which, throughout Modi’s former visit to the nation on August 2015, stood upgraded to a Comprehensive Strategic Partnership.
With a strong flow of bilateral investments and an annual mutual trade of nearly USD 60 billion, the UAE is India’s third-largest trade associate. It is including the fourth-largest exporter of crude oil for India.”A 3.3 million-strong vibrant Indian association in the UAE supplies the vibrant people-to-people contacts between our two friendly nations. The visit would further establish our beneficial bilateral bonds with the UAE,” the comment showed.
PM Modi will leave for Bahrain on August 24 for what would be the first-ever Prime Ministerial visit from India to the nation. He will adhere Bahrain PM Prince Shaikh Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa and review the whole spectrum of reciprocal relations, as well as environmental and international concerns of mutual interest.
India appreciates close and intimate relations with Bahrain rooted in classical trade and social links and people to people contacts and underpinned by frequent exchange of high-level visits. India-Bahrain two-sided trade has been on the rise for the last few years, moving approximately USD 1.3 billion in 2018-19.