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Modi applauds 'vibrant relationship' between India and Gulf
12 February 2018, 05:49 | Devin Moran
Dubai's iconic buildings light up in Indian tri-colour
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed support Saturday in Ramallah for an independent Palestine and said he hoped for the return of peace to the region, while Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas called on India to support multicountry sponsorship of future Israeli-Palestinian negotiations. Mr Modi pitched "technology for development" and progressive view of the country to Indians living in Dubai; he said the country is seeing "a digital revolution". The prime minister will also lay the foundation stone for new projects on the occasion.
The first Hindu temple in Abu Dhabi will come up on 55,000 square metres of land, according to India's Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Navdeep Suri. "It has become much more", Modi said.
"Each family covered under this scheme will get free medical treatment worth up to Rs 5 lakh (per year)", Modi said. He later delivered the keynote address at the World Government Summit in Dubai, where he described his government's work. "We will do whatever it takes to make it possible", he told the gathering. The two leaders had an engaging discussion on expanding bilateral cooperation in trade and investment, defence and security and people-to-people contacts.
Five MoUs were signed in the the presence of PM Shri Narendra Modi and HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces relating to the energy sector, railways, manpower and financial services. From there he visited the UAE, before arriving in Oman.
He said India's leap in World Bank's Ease of Doing Business Rankings from 142 to 100 is "unprecedented".
Among those who attended the meeting were Sultan Al Manaouri, UAE Economy Minister, Sultan Bin Sulayem, Chairman DP world, Mohamed Shehi, Under Secretary, Economic Dept, Ramesh Abhishek, Invest India CEO, Majid Saif Ahmed Al Ghurair, Yusuff Ali MA etc.
Modi also thanked the UAE which provided nearly 30 lakh people from India a home like environment, away from home.
PM Modi paid tribute at the Wahat Al Karama on Sunday morning.
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