Abu Dhabi – A new model of sustainable development emerged when India and the UAE joined hands in strategic cooperation. This has helped to achieve important achievements in various fields. The assessment was made at the third India-UAE Strategic Dialogue which was concluded in Abu Dhabi the other day.
The discussion was led by the foreign ministers of both the countries. Bilateral cooperation will be enhanced in line with the Comprehensive Economic Agreement (CEPA). It was also decided to take advantage of the opportunities in areas of public interest. Views on regional and international issues were also exchanged. UAE Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan said that the SEPA agreement has paved the way for opening a new path of cooperation.
Both countries also expressed interest in broadening development horizons in finance, investment, trade, renewable energy, food security, health, skill development and education. Foreign Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar said that the strategic cooperation with India will strengthen the progress of the UAE.
Indian Ambassador Sanjay Sudhir, UAE Minister of International Cooperation Reem bint Ibrahim Al Hashimi, Minister of State Ahmed Ali Al Sayegh, Diplomatic Adviser to the UAE President Dr. Anwar Gargash, Minister of State for Economic and Trade Affairs Dr. Abdulnasser Ali Shali, UAE Ambassador to India Dr. Ahmad Al Banna and others were present in the meeting. attended.