PM Modi and Abu Dhabi crown prince discuss recent regional developments
The two leaders agreed that there is no place for terrorism and extremism in the world
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan on Friday discussed 'recent regional developments'.
During a telephone conversation, the two leaders agreed that there is no place for terrorism and extremism in the world and stressed the importance of international community standing together against such forces.
Their discussion came amid the developments in Afghanistan, with the Taliban having taken control of the war-torn country.
According to an official press release, the two leaders positively assessed the continued progress in bilateral cooperation in various areas under the India-UAE comprehensive strategic partnership.
Both leaders also discussed regional issues of common concern, according to the release from the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) on Friday.
Prime Minister Modi appreciated the UAE’s support for the Indian community during the Covid-19 pandemic.
During the conversation, PM Modi also conveyed his best wishes for Expo-2020 to be held in Dubai from October 1.
"Had a very useful telecon with His Highness @MohamedBinZayed. Reviewed progress in our comprehensive strategic partnership and discussed recent regional developments. Appreciated UAE’s support to Indian community during Covid-19 and conveyed my best wishes for Dubai Expo," Prime Minister Modi said on Twitter.