Strategic partnership with UAE in India’s moment

It’s a tough choice to decide as to what is the most memorable sight in Abu Dhabi, the largest of the seven emirates that make up United Arab Emirates and the capital of this Gulf country. The awesome Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, built with sparkling white marble and crafted by Indian artisans, should be the […]

UAE, India to boost regional security, says Indian envoy

The UAE-India ties are set to deepen “beyond bilateral relationship” through expected collaborations in regional security, India’s ambassador to the UAE said during a goodwill visit by an Indian coast guard ship at Dubai’s Port Rashid on Sunday. Navdeep Singh Suri, speaking during a tour of the Samudra Pavak, said he expects “a positive impact […]

India-UAE trade relations: A bond beyond oil

India and the United Arab Emirates have engaged in trading relations with each other for centuries, though now a new era has dawned. The countries have recently elevated their trade relations to a ‘Comprehensive Strategic Partnership’. Deepening ties The partnership began to brew with Modi’s visit to the UAE in 2015. This visit culminated in […]

UAE and India unlock a new era of strength

When 149 Emirati soldiers marched under the baton of Brigadier Obaid Al Zahumi on Rajpath on the rain-fed morning of January 26 in the Indian capital, it was an incredibly historic moment not just for the UAE but also for the millions of Indians who call the UAE their second home. For the UAE Armed […]

India – UAE relations open new frontiers of bilateralism

United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan became the chief guest for 68th Republic Day parade on 26th January 2017. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in a departure from protocol, received him at the airport with a warm hug to signal developing proximity. A contingent from UAE Air Force marching down Rajpath […]

Indians in UAE invest $1.69bn in India’s real estate market

The 2.6-million strong Indian expatriate community in the UAE pumped in $1.69 billion (AED6.20bn) in Indian real estate market in the first nine months of 2016, according to a new report. Property consultancy Square Yards, in its latest report, said over 20 percent of non-resident Indian (NRI) investment in Indian real estate came from the […]

Union Budget 2017: Highlights

  Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented the Union Budget 2017-18 in the Lok Sabha. Here are the highlights of the Union Budget: 1. India stands out as a bright spot amid world economic gloom. 2. Our focus will be on energising youth to reap benefits of growth and employment. 3. IMF estimates world GDP will […]

Dubai Launches Programme To Promote Trade With India

In a bid to promote bilateral trade realtions with India, Dubai’s Department of Economic Development has launched a programme that allows commercial disputes to be resolved quickly at minimal costs. Dubai Exports, the economic development department’s promotion agency, launched the initiative ‘Buyer Protection Programme’, designed by the Commercial Compliance and Consumer Protection (CCCP), as a pilot […]

Ties with India get a timely strategic upgrade

As early as the founding of the UAE, the late Shaikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan recognised the strategic and economic importance of India for Gulf states in general and UAE in particular. He paid a historical visit to India during which he laid the foundation for special relations and planted the friendship tree, which […]