UAE Minister meets Sushma Swaraj, discusses bilateral issues

UAE Minister meets Sushma Swaraj, discusses bilateral issues

New Delhi - The two leaders exchanged views on the regional and global situation.



By PTI

Published: Thu 22 Mar 2018, 6:34 AM

Last updated: Thu 22 Mar 2018, 9:12 AM

United Arab Emirate's Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash met with External Affairs Minister of India Sushma Swaraj  and exchanged views on strengthening bilateral ties.
"EAM @SushmaSwaraj met with UAE's Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash. The two leaders exchanged views on intensifying bilateral relationship, as well as on the regional and global situation," Raveesh Kumar, spokesperson of the Ministry of External Affairs, said on Twitter.

Gargash also met M J Akbar, Minister of State in the External Affairs Ministry, he said.
The ties between India and UAE have been on an upswing over the past few years.

During an event here, the UAE minister said an element of "strategic component" has been added to the relationship of the two countries that has been witnessing an intensification in ties in key sectors of defence, trade and energy.
His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, was the chief guest at the Republic Day Parade last year.


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