Discusses trade, defence ties with UAE PM


Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday held an "engaging discussion" with his UAE counterpart Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum on expanding defence and trade ties between the two countries, an Indian official said.
The two leaders also discussed ways to enhance cooperation in investment, security and people-to-people contacts to strengthen "our comprehensive strategic partnership", Indian External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said after the meeting between Modi and Al Maktoum, who is also the UAE Vice President and the ruler of Dubai. 
Dubai is home to a majority of the 3.3 million expatriate Indians in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). 

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