India and UAE ink 14 pacts in key areas including defence and security


In a bid boost to their strategic ties, India and the UAE on Wednesday (25) signed more than a dozen pacts in key areas like defence, security, trade and energy apart from a comprehensive strategic partnership agreement amidst assertion by prime minister Narendra Modi that cooperation stands poised for a “major take off”. However, much-anticipated pact pertaining to the $75 billion investment fund, committed by the UAE, was not among the fourteen pacts which were signed after the talks between Modi and crown prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan. Al Nahyan, who arrived here on Tuesday…

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