India’s 70th Republic Day celebrated in the UAE

By Rajive Singh

ABU DHABI 27 January 2019: President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, has sent a message of congratulations to President Ram Nath Kovind of India, on the occasion of his country’s Republic Day.

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, sent similar messages to the Indian President.

Their Highnesses also sent congratulatory messages to Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India on the occasion.

Indian Embassy celebrates 70th Republic Day

Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Tolerance, has underlined the longstanding relations between the UAE and India and the commonalities between the two countries across all fronts.

The minister made the remarks as he attended yesterday a reception hosted by Navdeep Singh Suri, the Ambassador of India to UAE, on the occasion of India’s 70th Republic Day, in the presence of Dr. Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, Minister of Climate Change and Environment, along with a number of officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, and members of the foreign diplomatic missions accredited to the UAE.

The Indian ambassador underscored the historical bonds between the two countries, the solid basis of which, he said, “was laid down by late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, whose path is being pursued by President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.”

The reception featured an exhibition organised by the General Women’s Union, to showcase a collection of Emirati and Indian handmade crafts, along with fashion shows and traditional Indian cuisine.

Dubai Gazette