The Prime Minister will also meet Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Defense Minister of the UAE, the Ministry of External Affairs said.
Just a few days after the consecration of Ram Lala in Ayodhya, PM Modi is going to inaugurate a grand temple in the Muslim country. The first Hindu temple is going to open in Abu Dhabi, the capital of United Arab Emirates. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will pay a two-day visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on February 13-14, during which he will hold wide-ranging talks with President Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan and inaugurate the first Hindu temple in Abu Dhabi. Announcing the visit on Saturday, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said it would be the Prime Minister’s seventh visit to the UAE since 2015. It said Modi and Al Nahyan will discuss ways to further deepen, expand and strengthen the strategic partnership between the countries and exchange views on regional and international issues of mutual interest.
The Prime Minister will also meet Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Defense Minister of the UAE, the Ministry of External Affairs said. At his invitation, the Prime Minister will attend the World Government Summit 2024 to be held in Dubai as a guest of honor and deliver a special keynote address at the summit, the Ministry of External Affairs said in a statement. It said Modi will also inaugurate the BAPS Temple, the first Hindu temple in Abu Dhabi, and address the Indian community in the UAE at an event at Zayed Sports City. The Ministry of External Affairs said that India and the UAE enjoy warm, close and multidimensional relations based on strong political, cultural and economic ties.
Following Modi’s historic visit to the UAE in August 2015, bilateral relations between the two countries were elevated to a comprehensive strategic partnership. The two countries will sign a Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) in February 2022 and a Local Currency Settlement (LCS) System in July 2023 to promote the use of Indian Rupee and AED (United Arab Emirates Dirham) for cross-border transactions. Did it. The two countries are among each other’s top trading partners, with bilateral trade expected to reach around US$85 billion in 2022-23, according to official data. UAE is also among the top four investors in India in terms of foreign direct investment in 2022-23.