Indian PM Narendra Modi arrives in UAE

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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has arrived in the UAE on a two-day state visit.

He was welcomed at the Presidential Terminal at Abu Dhabi International Airport on Friday night by Khaldoon Khalifa Al Mubarak, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Executive Affairs Authority.

Modi will meet His Highness Sheikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces later on Saturday.

The two leaders are expected to discuss bilateral, regional and international matters of mutual interest.

The Indian Prime Minister will also receive the Order of Zayed, which is the highest civil decoration of the UAE.

Modi is also expected to launch an Indian card payment scheme called RuPay card during his visit to the Emirates.

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