PM speaks to Abu Dhabi crown prince, says will strengthen ties – Deccan Chronicle

PM speaks to Abu Dhabi crown prince, says will strengthen ties – Deccan Chronicle

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke with the crown prince of Abu Dhabi on Monday and thanked him for inviting India to deal with the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation.

The prime minister and Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan, the crown prince of Abu Dhabi and deputy supreme commander of the UAE Armed Forces expressed happiness over the rising energy of all-round bilateral cooperation.

“They reiterated their dedication to additional consolidate the bilateral complete strategic partnership,” a press release from the Prime Minister’s Workplace mentioned quoting the telephonic dialog.

PM Modi took this chance to thank the crown prince for the invitation prolonged to India for addressing the OIC International Ministers’ Council as a visitor of honour in Abu Dhabi on March 1.

“He expressed hope that this historic participation would contribute to attaining the frequent targets of peace and progress,” the assertion mentioned.

In a serious diplomatic achievement, India for the primary time addressed the OIC assembly, and asserted that the conflict towards terrorism, which was destabilising areas and placing the world at nice peril, was not towards any faith.

India’s participation got here regardless of sturdy demand by Pakistan to rescind the invitation to Exterior Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj to deal with the grouping of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation which was turned down by the host UAE, leading to Pakistan’s International Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi boycotting the plenary.