India’s External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will be co-chairing the twelfth session of Joint Commission Meeting for Economic and Technical Cooperation of India and the United Arab Emirates. She will be the co-chair along with Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan who is the Foreign Minister of the United Arab Emirates.
The foreign minister of United Arab Emirates and India’s External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will also be inaugurating the Gandhi Zayed digital museum in Abu Dhabi. The inauguration of this museum will mark the centenary of the birth of the founder of the modern United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Zayed as well as one hundred and fifty years of the birth of India’s father of the nation, Mahatma Gandhi. This museum will mark a milestone in the brilliant international relations between India and the United Arab Emirates.
India’s External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will also be interacting with the Indian community living in the city of Abu Dhabi. This will be an important part of her schedule.
She has already arrived in Abu Dhabi last night. India’s External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj is heading the delegation of senior officials that have gone to the United Arab Emirates. According to a tweet by Indian ambassador Navdeep Suri, Sushma Swaraj’s trip to the United Arab Emirates will prove as a step towards further boosting the already existing “comprehensive strategic relationship” between the two countries.
India and the United Arab Emirates share a very strong time-tested bond of friendship. Not only that, with a fifty billion dollars worth bilateral trade, India and the United Arab Emirates are in one of the biggest trade partners for each other. The United Arab Emirates is the sixth largest supplier of oil to India making it very important to India. Along with that, United Arab Emirates is home to thirty-three lakh people of Indian origin making the relations go deeper than just trade.