External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar has mentioned the development of strategic cooperation between India and the UAE within the post-COVID period with Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan throughout his go to to the Gulf kingdom.
The two leaders additionally exchanged views on essential regional and worldwide points.
Mr Jaishankar arrived in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday night time on the second leg of his six-day three-nation go to to Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates and Seychelles, which started on Tuesday. The go to is seen as essential because it comes within the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.
“Thank HH @MohamedBinZayed for receiving me on arrival at Abu Dhabi. Conveyed the greetings and good wishes of PM @narendramodi. UAE’s care and consideration of its large Indian community is deeply appreciated,” Mr Jaishankar tweeted late Wednesday night time.
“Discussed advancing our strategic cooperation in the post-COVID era. Exchanged views on important regional and international issues,” he added.
The novel coronavirus has contaminated over 163,000 individuals and claimed 563 lives within the UAE.
More than three million Indians dwell and work within the UAE, the Ministry of External Affairs had mentioned in an announcement earlier than the graduation of the minister’s go to.
According to the web site of the Indian Embassy in Abu Dhabi, the Indian expatriate neighborhood of roughly 30.four lakh is reportedly the most important ethnic neighborhood within the UAE, constituting roughly about 30 per cent of the nation’s inhabitants.
Among the Indian states, Kerala is probably the most represented, adopted by Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh. However, Indians from the northern states, all put collectively, additionally kind a good portion of the UAE Indian inhabitants, it famous.
In the final leg of his tour, the exterior affairs minister will journey to Seychelles on November 27 and 28.
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