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Envoy hails multipronged transformation in India-UAE energy relationship

In an exclusive interview to Al Arabiya English on Monday, May 14, 2018, India’s ambassador to the UAE, Navdeep Singh Suri, explained the transformation that has undergone India-UAE energy relationship.

Speaking on the sidelines of roadshows highlighting features of exploration and production in India’s oil and gas sector, he also stressed the fundamentals in this energy equation. Indian delegation at the roadshows was led by Dharmendra Pradhan, India’s Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas and Skill Development and Entrepreneurship.

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Suri said that this transformation took shape during the visit of India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his meeting with Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al Nahyan, the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi.

“What we are seeing really is a multipronged transformation of energy relationship between India and the UAE,” he said.

“India is the biggest energy growth market in the region and is already the third largest energy market in the world,” Suri said adding that he sees a very bright future for the two country’s energy relationship.

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