“I thank the Gulf countries which provided almost 30 Lakh people from India a home-like environment, away from home, here.” – PM Modi began his speech by thanking the government in Abu Dhabi addressing around 35,000 Indians.
He inaugurated Bochasanwasi Shri Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha (BAPS) temple project. The prime minister assured the Indian community that his government will work to realize their dreams. “India’s leap in World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business Rankings from 142 to 100 is unprecedented. But we are not satisfied at this, we want to do better. We will do whatever it takes to make it possible,”
India PM held wide-ranging talks with Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan on Saturday, as the two sides signed five agreements including a historic pact awarding a consortium of Indian oil companies a 10 percent stake in offshore oil concession.
“Charting out new frontiers in our bilateral relationship, PM @narendramodi led delegation-level talks with Sultan Qaboos of Oman. The two strategic partners discussed to strengthen cooperation in trade & investment, energy, defense & security, food security and regional issues,” Ministry of External Affairs Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar tweeted.
PM Modi’s trip to Dubai has also highlighted Pakistan contribution in Terrorism. In a joint statement, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Abu Dhabi crown prince Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan said it’s the responsibility of all states to control the so-called ‘non-state actors’ operating from their territory.
Such nations should cut all support to terrorist groups. The two countries agreed that extremism and terrorism cannot be defeated by force only, and acknowledged the need for a holistic approach, which includes disrupting the use of web and social.