Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit the UAE on a two-day official visit in early February, UAE-based newspapers have reported.
According to Gulf News, Modi will visit Abu Dhabi on February 10 and Dubai the next day.
He will also visit the Wahat Al Karama monument for UAE martyrs in Abu Dhabi on February 10, Khaleej Times reported.
On February 11, he will address a community gathering at Dubai Opera. Around 2,000 people will be invited to attend the event. The same day, he will address the sixth World Government Summit scheduled for February 11 to 13.
India is the guest country for the annual gathering of VIPs and experts from the public and private sectors around the world, as well as heads of states, royalty, ministers, CEOs, innovators, entrepreneurs, academics and students from top universities.
Modi will meet top UAE leaders to further enhance the bilateral relations between India and the UAE in various fields.
An official announcement about his schedule is expected to be released soon.
This will be Modi’s second official trip to the UAE, 30 months after he paid his first visit in August 2015.
It was followed by several high-level visits between the countries, most importantly the visits of His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, to India in February 2016 and January 2017.
Modi’s upcoming visit is expected to further boost the political, diplomatic and economic ties between the two countries.
Published on 16 January 2018