Foreign ministers of UAE, India explore ways to strengthen ties

November 27, 2020

ABU DHABI — Foreign Minister of the United Arab Emirates Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan met on Thursday with his Indian counterpart Dr. Subrahmanyam Jaishankar at the UAE foreign ministry's headquarters.

They reviewed the strategic relations between the two friendly nations and prospects of further growing cooperation in the fields of agriculture, healthcare, trade, and food security.

They also exchanged views over the latest developments in the region and a number of international issues of interest, with Sheikh Abdullah underlining the privileged and long-standing relations between the two countries.

Sheikh Abdullah also hailed the steadily growing cooperation ties across all fronts thanks to the support of the leadership of the two countries. He hosted a dinner banquet in honor of the Indian minister and his accompanying delegation.

The meeting was attended by Khalifa Shaheen Al Marar, the Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation for Political Affairs, and Pavan Kapoor, India's ambassador to UAE. — WAM

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