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Swaraj arrives in Abu Dhabi to hold 12th Joint Commission Meeting

ANI  |  Abu Dhabi [UAE] 

(EAM) Sushma Swaraj arrived in late on Monday ahead of the 12th Meeting (JCM), which she will co-chair with UAE's Sheikh Abdullah bin

Taking to his handle, (MEA) said, "Hello Abu Dhabi! EAM @SushmaSwaraj arrives in the fascinating city of #AbuDhabi. EAM would be co-chairing the 12th session of India-UAE #JCM, co-inaugurating the & interacting with the Indian Community."

The EAM is slated to participate in a string of high-level engagements planned during her short trip, from December 3 to December 4. The EAM will call on the of Abu Dhabi, Sheikh and inaugurate the in the UAE capital.

She will also hold an interactive session with the Indian diaspora during her two-day visit.

"and the UAE enjoy strong bonds of friendship, which are founded on millennia-old cultural, religious and economic interaction between the two regions. In the recent past, with the exchange of visits at the highest level, the relationship has been elevated to a Comprehensive Strategic Partnership," a statement issued by the MEA noted.

The two countries are among the largest trade partners for each other, with bilateral trade amounting to USD 50 billion. Apart from being the sixth-largest source of India's oil imports, the UAE has a 3.3 million strong Indian community.

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First Published: Tue, December 04 2018. 02:18 IST