India, UAE have historic friendship, partnership: Speaker of Indian parliament

India, UAE have historic friendship, partnership: Speaker of Indian parliament

WAM: Om Birla, the Speaker of Lok Sabha, the lower house of the Indian parliament, said the UAE and India are bound with historic friendship and partnership and share close cultural and economic relations dating back to ancient times, stressing the regular mutual visits between their officials have strengthened their relations.

The success of the strategic partnership between the two countries is due to the efforts of their leaderships, represented by President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister 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, and Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India, he added.

Birla made this statement during a joint Emirati-Indian session chaired by Saqr Ghobash, Speaker of the Federal National Council (FNC), at the Zayed Hall in the FNC’s headquarters.