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PM Modi in UAE Highlights| ‘Entire world discussing India’s space mission ’: PM Modi in Bahrain

PM Modi in UAE Highlights: Prime Minister Narendra Modi discussed bilateral, regional and international matters of mutual interest in UAE. He also received the ‘Order of Zayed’, the highest civilian decoration conferred by the UAE government.

By HT Correspondent | Aug 24, 2019 23:13 IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi discussed bilateral, regional and international matters of mutual interest with the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan today, and also formally launched RuPay card to expand the network of cashless transactions abroad.

Modi reached UAE capital Abu Dhabi from Paris yesterday.

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He tweeted:

 

He also received the ‘Order of Zayed’, the highest civilian decoration conferred by the UAE government.

Read highlights here:

9:50 pm IST

‘Entire world discussing India’s space mission today’: PM Modi

“All of you know that on September 7, India’s ‘Chandrayaan’ is going to land on the surface of moon. The entire world is discussing India’s space missions today. The world is astonished that how are we able to gain these results in such small budget, using only our skills,” said PM Modi.

9:37 pm IST

‘5 trillion dollars economy is our target’: PM Modi

“India has decided that we will multiply the size of our economy by twice in the upcoming 5 years. 5 trillion dollars economy in the target in front of us,” PM Modi said.

9:34 pm IST

‘Do you feel there is a change in India’s attitude?’: PM Modi asks the Indian community of Bahrain

“When you talk to your family members in India, they tell you they feel a change in the environment. Do you feel a change in India? Do you see a change in the attitude of India? Confidence of India has increased or not?” PM Modi said.

9:27 pm IST

‘Will visit Shrinathji Temple to pray for this country’s prosperity’: PM Modi

“I will visit Shrinathji Temple tomorrow and will pray for peace and prosperity in this country. It is also a matter of happiness that renovation of this temple will also officially begin tomorrow,” said PM Modi.

9:22 pm IST

PM wishes Indian community on Krishna Janmotsav

PM Narendra Modi addressing Indian community in Bahrain: “It is the sacred festival of janmashtmi today. I wish you and the entire Indian community across the world on ‘Krishna Janmotsav’.”

9:20 pm IST

‘Fortunate to be the 1st Indian PM to visit Bahrain’: PM Modi

PM Narendra Modi addressing Indian community in Bahrain: I realise that it took quite a long time for an Indian Prime Minister to visit Bahrain. However, I have been fortunate enough to be the 1st Indian PM to visit Bahrain.

9:10 pm IST

PM Modi to shortly address Indian community in Bahrain

Prime Minister Narendra Modi to shortly address Indian community in Bahrain.

8:17 pm IST

PM Modi conveys gratitude for highest civilian honour of UAE

MEA: Prime Minister Narendra Modi conveyed his gratitude to the Crown Prince of United Arab Emirates (UAE), Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan for conferring on him the highest civilian honour of UAE, the ‘Order of Zayed’.: ANI

8:05 pm IST

‘NRI businessmen support launch of Rupay card in UAE’: MEA

MEA: 20 of the most prominent NRI businessmen were present during Rupay card’s launch and agreed to support this initiative. They also expressed their strong support for participating in the Jammu & Kashmir invest event which is being planned, through investment and human resource development. :ANI

7:55 pm IST

‘Rupay card being launched in Middle East for the first time’: MEA

Ministry of External Affairs: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s first engagement in the United Arab Emirates was the launch of Rupay card, it is the first time the Rupay card is being launched in the Middle East. :ANI

7:00 pm IST

PM Modi meets PM of Bahrain Prince Khalifa Bin Salman Al Khalifa

Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Prince Khalifa Bin Salman Al Khalifa, the PM of Bahrain, in Manama. This is the first-ever visit by an Indian PM to Bahrain.

PM Modi meets PM of Bahrain. ( ANI Twitter )
6:25 pm IST

PM Modi arrives in Manama

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives in Manama, for his two-day state visit to Bahrain. National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval is also accompanying the Prime Minister.

3:07 pm IST

PM Modi conferred with Order of Zayed

Prime Minister Narendra Modi conferred with Order of Zayed, UAE’s highest civilian award by Crown Prince, Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

 

3:00 pm IST

PM Modi, UAE Crown Prince hold delegation-level talks in Abu Dhabi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi & United Arab Emirates Crown Prince, Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan hold delegation-level talks in Abu Dhabi.

2:32 pm IST

‘A new energy in the relationship’: Raveesh Kumar

A new energy in the relationship, tweets Raveesh Kumar:

 

2:20 pm IST

‘A relationship built over generations’: Raveesh Kumar

A relationship built over generations!, tweets  Raveesh Kumar:

2:00 pm IST

‘Reinforcing our business links’: Raveesh Kumar

Reinforcing our business links, tweets Raveesh Kumar:

 

12:45 pm IST

PM Narendra Modi interacts with NRI business community in UAE

Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacts with NRI business community in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

11:30 am IST

UAE to confer highest civilian award to PM Modi today

Despite Pakistan’s anti-India rhetoric, UAE to confer highest civilian award to PM Modi today.

7:00 am IST

Narendra Modi arrives in the UAE on Friday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives in the UAE on Friday. Modi reached UAE capital Abu Dhabi from Paris on the second leg of his three-nation tour to France, UAE and Bahrain.