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New Delhi: The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Minister of Foreign Affairs, Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al-Nahyan will arrive here with a delegation, including senior officials and captains of industry, for the India-UAE Joint Commission Meeting on Technical and Economical Cooperation, scheduled to be held on 02-03 September.

11th in series, the Joint Commission Meeting with UAE will be co-chaired by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj.

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of UAE will discuss a variety of bilateral issues including trade, investment and cooperation in new areas including defence production, infrastructure, security, counter-terrorism, energy security and medium and small enterprises; scientific collaboration in the area such as space and renewable energy, sustainable development, environment, arid agriculture, desert ecology, urban development and advanced healthcare.

India and UAE have historically enjoyed close and friendly relations marked by high-level visits, commercial exchanges and people-to-people contacts.

Geographical proximity, historical trade links, cultural affinities and growing cooperation in key areas of mutual interest, including, energy security, trade and investment, infrastructure development projects, petrochemicals, education and culture continue to strengthen and deepen this relationship.

The recent historic visit of Prime Minister of India to the UAE redefined the bilateral relationship between both nations and elevated it to a strategic partnership.

The forthcoming Joint Commission Meeting is expected to take the multifaceted bilateral relations between the nations to new heights. (ANI)