UAE President Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan spoke with Indian Foreign Minister Dr. Subrahmanyam Jaishankar on Friday about various aspects of their bilateral relations.
The officials discussed the importance of cooperating to strengthen and advance their relationship under their Comprehensive Strategic Partnership and the Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) between the UAE and India.
During the meeting, Sheikh Mohamed received a written letter from Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi regarding the strengthening of strategic relations between their countries and the prospects of developing them to serve their common interests.
Sheikh Mohamed then discussed with his host a number of regional and international issues of common concern.
Jaishankar is visiting the UAE to attend the meetings of the 14th session of the UAE-India Joint Committee and the third session of the UAE-India Strategic Dialogue, which was held in Abu Dhabi.
On Friday, UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan chaired the third session of the UAE-India Strategic Dialogue.
Sheikh Abdullah and Jaishankar discussed issues of common interest and prospects for enhancing bilateral cooperation, in line with the CEPA agreement between the UAE and India.
They also exchanged views on a number of regional and international issues of common interest.
Sheikh Abdullah highlighted the deep-rooted strategic relations between the UAE and India, and the continued growth of their cooperation at all levels, thanks to the support of their leaders.
He pointed out that the UAE and India have succeeded in establishing an advanced and enduring model for their strategic relationship, which has resulted in many significant achievements in several sectors.
The two countries are keen to strengthen their ties to advance their common interests and those of their peoples, he added.
Sheikh Abdullah pointed out that the UAE-India CEPA, signed last February, has broadened the horizons to develop and strengthen their economic relations to foster sustainable development in the two countries.
For his part, Jaishankar hailed the UAE-India strategic partnership and the strong historic relations shared by their countries, leaders and people.
He also stressed the will to strengthen and develop the strategic relations between the United Arab Emirates and India to meet the aspirations of their leaders, noting that the progress made in the framework of their partnership is a source of pride and a driving force. to seek more success in achieving common development goals. .