MBZ with Jaishankar
His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan (right), Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, with Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, Minister of External Affairs of India, at Al Shati Palace. Image Credit: WAM

Abu Dhabi: His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, on Saturday received Dr S. Jaishankar, Indian Minister of External Affairs, at Qasr Al Shati.

During the meeting, Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed welcomed the visit of Dr Jaishankar, who conveyed the congratulations of Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of the Republic of India, on the occasion of the UAE’s celebrations of its Golden Jubilee, his wishes for the country and its people for further progress and prosperity, and for the relations between the two countries to advance and develop further.

Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed conveyed his greetings to the Indian Prime Minister and his wishes for further development and growth for the friendly Indian people. He expressed his thanks and appreciation to Prime Minister Modi for his good wishes for the UAE’s National Day.

Discussing ties

Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed and the Indian Minister of Foreign Affairs discussed cooperation and joint action that solidify the strategic partnership between the UAE and India and achieve their common interests and aspirations of their two friendly peoples. He and the visiting minister also exchanged views on various regional and international issues and developments of common interest.

The meeting was attended by Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation; Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad bin Tahnoun Al Nahyan, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Airports; and Ali Mohammed Hammad Al Shamsi, Deputy Secretary-General of the Supreme Council for National Security.