Prime Minister Modi speaks with Abu Dhabi crown prince

Vastavam web: Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke with the crown prince of Abu Dhabi on Monday and thanked him for inviting India to address the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation. The prime minister and Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan, the crown prince of Abu Dhabi and deputy supreme commander of the UAE Armed Forces expressed happiness over the growing strength of all-round bilateral cooperation.

“They reiterated their commitment to further consolidate the bilateral comprehensive strategic partnership,” a statement from the Prime Minister’s Office said quoting the telephonic conversation. “He expressed hope that this historical participation would contribute to attaining the common objectives of peace and progress,” the statement said.

In a major diplomatic achievement, India for the first time addressed the OIC meeting, and asserted that the war against terrorism, which was destabilising regions and putting the world at great peril, was not against any religion.