PM Modi accorded warm welcome in Abu Dhabi (VIDEO)
Abu Dhabi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived on a two-day official visit on Saturday during which he will hold talks with top leadership of the Gulf nation and witness signing of nearly a dozen agreements to bolster political and economic ties.
PM Modi, who arrived in Abu Dhabi from Jordan on the second leg of his three-nation tour, was received by Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan and other members of the Royal family at the airport.
“PM @narendramodi arrives in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates to a ceremonial welcome. In a gesture of warmth and goodwill, PM was personally received by Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and other members of the Royal family. UAE is a valued partner in an important region of the world,” Ministry of External Affairs Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar tweeted.
Soon after his arrival, Prime Minister Modi left for the presidential palace for a meeting with Mohammed Bin Zayed, the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.
“We warmly welcome our state guest and valued friend, the Indian Prime Minister [email protected] to the UAE. His visit reflects our longstanding historical ties and is testament to our friendly bilateral relationship,” Mohammed Bin Zayed tweeted.