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India, UAE to work together in Africa

India and the UAE reviewed the entire gamut of bilateral ties on Tuesday during their 12th Joint Commission meeting and signed two agreements, including one on development cooperation in Africa.
Dec 5, 2018
 
ABU DHABI: India and the UAE reviewed the entire gamut of bilateral ties on Tuesday during their 12th Joint Commission meeting and signed two agreements, including one on development cooperation in Africa.
 
In the meeting, co-chaired by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and her host United Arab Emirates Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, they reviewed the entire scope of bilateral ties and took stock of developments in the region.
 
"They discussed several areas of mutual interest, including defence and security, counter-terrorism, trade, economic and investment relations, energy, science and technology, including space, youth, labour issues, cultural links and consular and extradition matter," said T S Tirumurti, Secretary (Economic Relations) in India’s External Affairs Ministry.
 
"In a significant development, an MoU on development cooperation in Africa was also signed as a symbol of South-South cooperation," Tirumurti said. "The first project is expected to be taken up in Ethiopia in coordination and consultation with the Ethiopian government."
 
 

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