PM Narendra Modi to visit France, UAE, Bahrain from Aug 22 to 26

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be on a three-nation state visit to France, UAE and Bahrain from 22nd to 26th of this month. Briefing media persons in New Delhi today on Prime Minister’s upcoming visit, Secretary (Economic Relations) in the Ministry of External Affairs, T.S. Tirumurti said the Prime Minister’s bilateral visit to France will be between 22nd and 23rd of this month. 

Mr Tirumurti said, on the second leg of the visit, Mr Modi will be in the United Arab Emirates from 23rd to 24th of this month. The Prime Minister will hold delegation-level talks with Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan and also discuss bilateral, regional and international matters of mutual interest. The Secretary said, Mr Modi will receive the Order of Zayed, the highest civil decoration of UAE which was conferred on him earlier this year in recognition of Prime Minister’s leadership for giving a big boost to bilateral relations between the two countries.

The Prime Minister will visit Bahrain between 24th and 25th of August. This will be the first-ever Prime Ministerial visit from India to the Kingdom of Bahrain.

Our correspondent reports that following his visit to Bahrain, Mr Modi will return to France to attend the G7 Summit at Biarritz which will be held from 24th to 26th of August.

The Hindu

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