Indian PM leaves for UAE

New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday left on a two-day visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

“Leaving for UAE,” Modi tweeted ahead of his departure.

Modi, who will be the first Indian prime minister to visit the UAE after Indira Gandhi in 1981, will seek to boost cooperation in energy, trade, people-to-people ties and investments in India.

Terrorism will also be high on the agenda.

The prime minister will reach Abu Dhabi on Sunday and go to Dubai the next day.

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