Vastavam web: Decks were today cleared for setting up a consulate of United Arab Emirates here with Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao giving his nod for it after discussions with UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan. A proposal in this regard was discussed when Abdullah met Rao here, a release from the CM’s office said yesterday night. Rao gave his nod to the proposal and asked the state chief secretary to allocate land for construction of the consulate building.
The establishment of the consulate would improve cordial relations between the state government and the UAE, it said. Rao recalled the cultural ties between Telangana and the UAE and expressed gratitude to the UAE minister for visiting Hyderabad, it said. The visiting minister appreciated the progress achieved by Telangana in various spheres, the release added.