India discusses IT ties with Dubai

India discusses IT ties with Dubai

Wednesday, 29 December 2004, 08:00 Hrs
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DUBAI : IT figured high in talks between Indian External Affairs Minister K. Natwar Singh and the Dubai crown prince, General Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.

The Indian minister met Sheikh Mohammed, who is the United Arab Emirates (UAE) defence minister, Tuesday evening before leaving for India at the end of a two-day visit.

During the meeting, Sheikh Mohammed reviewed bilateral cooperation between the UAE and India, particularly in the areas of IT.

He expressed sympathy to the Indian people and families of victims of tsunamis that have claimed 7,000 lives in the South Asian country.

Present at the meeting were Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, chairman of the Dubai Civil Aviation Department, and Sudhir Vyas, the Indian ambassador.

During his visit, Natwar Singh also met UAE President Shaikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan and other leaders.

Source: IANS
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