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Legendary ties between India and UAE now described in Arabic



(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) Ok by former indian envoy documents the historic and contemporary aspects of the multifaceted relations between india and the uae in a very attractive format for emirati readers.the first copy of an arabic book india and the uae: in celebration of a legendary friendship was presented to shaikh nahyan bin mubarak al nahyan uae minister of culture youth and community development by the author venu rajamony former consul-general of india in dubai and currently press secretary to the president of india.speaking at a function organised by the indian embassy in abu dhabi on sunday evening the indian ambassador to the uae t. p seetharam said the book documents the historic and contemporary aspects of the multifaceted relations between india and the uae in a very attractive format for emirati readers.introducing the book rajamony said this was the first time a comprehensive and detailed account of the india-uae relationship had been published in arabic. describing the relationship as extraordinary and unique he said very few countries can claim such a close and intensive bond.the uae is home to one of the largest indian communities outside of india. it is also one of the top trading partners of india and a major source of foreign direct investments.remittances sent by indians living in the uae and the energy supplied from the uae are important factors that strengthen the indian economy.“at the same time the full potential of the relationship is still to be explored” rajamony said. “there is much more that can be achieved. the younger generation in both countries needs to be educated on the importance of this relationship and their energies (need to be) harnessed to take india-uae relations to new heights.” the english version of the book which has a foreword by his highness shaikh mohammed bin rashid al maktoum vice-president and prime minister of the uae and ruler of dubai was released in february 2010.an updated malayalam edition was released in january 2013 by oommen chandy the chief minister of kerala in the presence of vayalar ravi minister of overseas indian affairs and e. ahmed minister of state for external affairs of india in kochi kerala.the book has been translated and published in arabic by the national centre for documentation and research ministry of presidential affairs abu dhabi.a treasure trove of facts figures and stories of the ancient yet modern and dynamic ties that india and the uae share it takes the reader on a fascinating journey through time.news?khaleejtimes.com


Legendary ties between India and UAE now described in Arabic

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