The UAE also reaffirmed its commitment to working closely with India and other member states and realising the shared objectives of BRICS….reports Asian Lite News
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Wednesday acknowledged the praise from India for joining the BRICS group on January 1, this year.
The development came on the day India and the UAE released a joint statement over UAE President H.H. Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan’s official visit to the country to attend the Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit in Ahmedabad.
The UAE also reaffirmed its commitment to working closely with India and other member states and realising the shared objectives of BRICS.
“Both sides committed to continue working together within BRICS and other international and multilateral fora to deliver significant outcomes. The UAE stressed that becoming a member of an extended BRICS grouping reflects the country’s keenness to champion the value of multilateralism in supporting peace, and development for the benefit and wellbeing of peoples and nations across the world,” the joint statement read.
The BRICS group includes Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa.
On January 1, Egypt, Ethiopia, Iran, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates officially joined the bloc.
The UAE President visited India at the invitation of PM Modi to the ongoing 10th edition of Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2024 as the chief guest.
During the visit, both leaders held constructive talks, reaffirming the strength of the Comprehensive Strategic Partnership and close ties between their countries and their commitment to continue collaborating to reinforce the longstanding and robust strategic partnership.