Jaishankar praises UAE’s strong support for Indian community and yoga




External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar met with Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister for Tolerance and Coexistence of the United Arab Emirates and appreciated his strong support for the Indian community, yoga activities, cricket and to cultural cooperation.

Jaishankar arrived in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday for a three-day visit to co-chair the 14th India-UAE Joint Commission (JCM) Meeting and the Third India-UAE Strategic Dialogue with Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MOFAIC).

“Glad to meet His Highness Sheikh Nahyan bin Mabarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Tolerance and Coexistence. I appreciated his strong support for the Indian community, our yoga activities, cricket and cultural cooperation,” said tweeted Jaishankar on Wednesday.

The Minister of Foreign Affairs was received yesterday by Abdullah Muhammad Al-Balooki, Acting Deputy Undersecretary of MOFAIC.

“Honourable EAM @DrSJaishankar arrives in UAE! Received by HE Abdulla Mohammed Al Balooki, Deputy Undersecretary @MoFAICUAE, in Dubai with Amb @sunjaysudhir and Dr Aman Puri,” the Embassy tweeted. India to Abu Dhabi.

Jaishankar also visited the BAPS Hindu Temple under construction in Abu Dhabi and laid a brick in its intricate architecture.

“On Ganesh Chaturthi, Blessed to visit the @BAPS Hindu Temple under construction in Abu Dhabi. Glad to see the rapid progress and deeply appreciate the dedication of everyone involved. I met the BAPS team, the supporters of the community, worshipers and workers at the site,” he said in the tweet.

According to the Ministry of External Affairs, these Jaishankar meetings will provide an opportunity for the two ministers to review the overall India-UAE comprehensive strategic partnership and regional and global developments.

There have been regular exchanges of high-level interactions between India and the UAE in 2022. Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Abu Dhabi on June 28 and met with the President of the United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

Previously, the two leaders also held a virtual summit on February 18 where an India-UAE Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) was signed and a vision statement adopted. The two leaders also participated in the I2U2 summit which was held virtually on July 14, according to the MEA.

India and the UAE are committed to advancing their partnership in various areas including trade, investment, conventional and renewable energy, food security, health, skills development, education, culture, defence, space, consular issues and interpersonal relations. ties.

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