Indian envoy, UAE minister discuss education cooperation

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The UAE education minister reaffirmed the value that the UAE accords to Indian Human Resources and their contributions…reports Asian Lite News

Ambassador of India to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Sunjay Sudhir on Tuesday met UAE Education Minister Hussain Al Hammadi and discussed further enhancement of cooperation between both countries in the field of education.

The UAE education minister reaffirmed the value that the UAE accords to Indian Human Resources and their contributions.

Taking to Twitter, Indian Embassy in UAE said, “Amb Sunjay Sudhir met Hussain Al Hammadi, UAE’s Minister of Education and discussed further enhancement of Indian-UAE cooperation in the field of education. Exploring new avenues of learning, together!”

India and the UAE established diplomatic relations in 1972 and enjoy strong bonds of friendship based on age-old cultural, religious and economic ties between the two nations.

Earlier this month, Dr. Abdulrahman Al Awar, Minister of Human Resources and Emiratisation, received Pinarayi Vijayan, Chief Minister of Kerala, and his delegation.

The two sides discussed ways of strengthening their labour cooperation during the meeting. Al Awar reiterated the UAE’s welcome to Indian investors and employees, highlighting the deep-rooted historical ties between the two nations.

He also stressed the UAE’s keenness to assist businesses and create an investment-friendly environment by implementing policies and legislations that attracts investment, protects workers’ rights and maintains employer and employee relations, including launching a new labour law.

Vijayan highlighted his side’s keenness to enhance bilateral ties with the UAE, which plays a critical regional and international role in developing partnerships between labour groups.

The Emirati labour market is one of the safest destinations for Indian investors and workers, he added.

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Meanwhile, the India Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai had recently surpassed the one million footfalls landmark. The number of visitors to the Pavilion stood at 10,07,514 as on February 13.

Speaking about the achievement, Sunjay Sudhirsaid, “It’s a matter of great pride and honour as we achieve this key milestone. The India Pavilion has been one of the key attractions at the EXPO2020 Dubai and received great interest from visitors from all over the world. The Expo has given us a great opportunity to showcase India’s prowess in key growth sectors and its vibrant cultural diversity. The India Pavilion is a legacy pavilion, which showcases the synergies, shared vision and complementary strengths of India and the UAE. I am confident that the Expo will not only contribute to the progress of the two countries but also to the larger region and the world.”

With participation from central ministries, state governments, corporates, cultural organizations, and startups, EXPO2020 Dubai is helping the nation explore new areas of collaboration for Indian entities and position itself as a global economic hub. So far, the India Pavilion has witnessed over 800 B2B, G2B and G2G meetings with investors and various international collaborators.