PM Modi To Visit France, UAE & Bahrain From Aug 22
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will embark on a visit to France, UAE, and Bahrain starting from 22 August, a senior official in the Ministry of External Affairs said on Monday.
At a press conference, Secretary (Economic Relations) in the MEA TS Tirumurti told reporters, “Narendra Modi will also attend the G7 summit in Biarritz, France from 22 August.”
Media Briefing by Secretary (ER) on upcoming bilateral visit of Prime Minister to France, UAE and Bahrain https://t.co/rFMD2Xyt9M
— Raveesh Kumar (@MEAIndia) August 19, 2019
He added that after the France visit, Narendra Modi will visit the UAE from 23-24 August 2019, where he is slated to meet Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan to discuss bilateral, regional and international matters of mutual interest.
A press release said that Narendra Modi will receive the Order of Zayed, the highest civil decoration of the UAE which was conferred earlier in April 2019 in recognition for giving a boost to bilateral relations between the two countries.
MEA: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be on State Visit to UAE on 23-24 August 2019. PM would be meeting the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan to discuss bilateral, regional and international matters of mutual interest. pic.twitter.com/Vt8RBWt9Bf
— ANI (@ANI) August 19, 2019
“Prime Minister Narendra Modi will also be paying a State Visit to the Kingdom of Bahrain from 24-25 August 2019. This will be the first-ever prime ministerial visit from India to Bahrain”, said the MEA official.
During the visit, Prime Minister would be meeting and holding talks with His Royal Highness Prince Shaikh Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, Prime Minister of Bahrain to discuss the entire spectrum of bilateral relations and also regional and international issues of mutual interest, said the press release.