Prime Minister Modi was received by his "friend" and the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Mohamed bin Zayed and other members of the Royal family at the airport.
The Prime Minister thanked the Crown Prince for the special gesture of receiving him at the airport and said his visit will have a positive impact on India-UAE ties.
Delighted to meet my friend, HH Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan. We had extensive deliberations on boosting India-UAE cooperation and how this can benefit our nations as well as the whole world. @MohamedBinZayed pic.twitter.com/phFvXtgYkT— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) February 10, 2018
“We warmly welcome our state guest and valued friend, the Indian Prime Minister H.E.@narendramodi to the UAE. His visit reflects our longstanding historical ties and is a testament to our friendly bilateral relationship,” Mohammed Bin Zayed, also the Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, tweeted.
On Sunday, Prime Minister Modi will visit the Wahat-Al-Karama (Martyrs’ Memorial) and pay tributes to the war heroes of the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Prime Minister Modi will also lay the foundation stone of the first Hindu temple in Abu Dhabi and also address Indian diaspora at the Dubai Opera House.
Here are the live updates on PM Narendra Modi’s visit to OMAN:
#21:56: Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Qaboos bin Said al Said, Sultan of Oman in Muscat
#21:56: Prime Minister Narendra Modi takes rounds of the Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex in a battery car
#21:46: Next generation infrastructure is being developed in the country keeping in mind the needs of 21st century. We are working towards making transportation sector co-dependent. Highway, Airway, Railway & Waterway are being integrated together according to each other's needs: PM Modi in Oman
#21:35: Aaj koi nahi kehta ki Modi kitna le gaya. Pehle log puchte the ki kitna gaya, ab Modi ko puchte hain ki kitna aaya: PM Narendra Modi in Oman
#21:26: 90 paise, main chai waala hun isiliye mujhe maloom hai ki chai bhi nahi aati 90 paise mein: PM Modi
#21:23: Insurance sunte hi lagta tha ki ye to ameeron ka kaam hai. Aaj Delhi me ek aisi sarkaar ko kaam karne ka awsar diya hai ki gaarebon ko sirf 90 paise prati din aur 1 rupya mahine ke premium par jeevan aur suraksha bima diya jaa raha hai: PM
#21:19: Making procedures simpler, abolishing unnecessary laws, reducing form pages in government offices from 40-50 to 4-5, bringing them on online platform, listening to people's problems with sincerity & taking action on them, were involved in the culture of governance: PM Modi
#21:12: With the mantra of 'minimum government, maximum governance', we are working to make life of citizens easier, we are working towards ease of living: PM Narendra Modi
#21:10: His Majesty Sultan has an inseparable bond with India. My presence in the stadium named after His Majesty holds a huge significance: PM Narendra Modi in Muscat
#21:04: Pichle 3 saal se hum kis prakaar se ek niti bana kar khadi ke deshon ke saath Bharat ke purane rishton ko aaj ke samay ke mutabik ek naya jaama pehna rahe hain. Aapne gaur kiya hoga ki Bharat ki badhti hui pragti ke saath Khadi deshon ki Bharat me ruchi kitni badh gayi hai: PM
#20:59: 10 years ago, I was to visit Africa as the Chief Minister of Gujarat. I passed by Salalah, stayed there for some time, met some people and today I again got the opportunity to meet them. I wanted to visit Oman since a long time: PM Narendra Modi in Muscat
#20:49: Aaj mein Bharat ke bahar main ek mini India dekh raha hun. Desh ke alag-alag konon se aaye hue Bharatiye, alag-alag kshetron mein kaam karne wale Bharatiye ek bhavya tasveer ka nirmaan kar rahe hain: PM Narendra Modi in Muscat
#20:47: Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives at Muscat's Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex where he will address the Indian diaspora.
#19:30: Prime Minister Narendra Modi greets Indian community outside Grand Hyatt hotel in Muscat, Oman
#18:59: Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Deputy Prime Minister for the Council of Ministers of Oman Sayyid Fahad bin Mahmood Al-Said in Muscat.
#18:27: Prime Minister Narendra Modi receives ceremonial reception on his arrival in Oman's Muscat.
#18:25: Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives in Oman's Muscat, received by Deputy Prime Minister for Council of Ministers of Oman Sayyid Fahd Bin Mahmoud Al Said.
#17:58: Today, CEOs meeting took place that was attended by CEOs and owners of many companies. PM Modi convinced them that ease of doing business is happening in India and government is creating good infrastructure and it's good time to invest in India: Yusuff Ali, Chairman & MD, LULU Intl group in Dubai
#16:39: Prime Minister Narendra Modi met France Prime Minister Édouard Philippe in Dubai
#16:01: Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan after concluding his keynote address at the World Government Summit in Dubai. Vice President, PM of UAE, and Ruler of Dubai were also present.
#15:59: Even after all the development, poverty & malnutrition have still not been eliminated. On the other side we're investing large portion of money, time & resources on missiles & bombs. We will have to be alert & use technology as a means to development & not destruction: PM Modi
#15:57: We need to follow the six R s that stand for reduce, reuse, recycle, recover, redesign and remanufacture, this will lead to rejoice meaning 'Anand': PM Narendra Modi in Dubai
#15:53: Vikas ka pehlu ye bhi hai ki pashaan yug se audyogik kranti ke safar mein hazaron saal guzar gaye. Uske baad sanchaar kranti tak sirf 200 varshon ka samay laga. Vahan se digital kranti tak ka faasla kuch hi saalon mein tay ho gaya: PM Modi in Dubai
#15:52: Technology is changing at the speed of thoughts. Technology has empowered the common man: Prime Minister Narendra Modi at World Government Summit
#15:51: In last 25 years the maternal mortality went down by 1/3rd in India and 1/2 across the world: PM Modi at World Govt Summit in Dubai
#15:44: Bharatanatyam performance at the World Government Summit in Dubai
#15:43: Prime Minister Narendra Modi attends the World Government Summit in Dubai
#15:42: PM Narendra Modi met with Vice President, PM of UAE and Ruler of Dubai Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum in Dubai
#15:40: Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the meeting with GCC Business Leaders in Dubai
#15:39: Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets PM of Kyrgyzstan Sapar Isakov in UAE's Dubai
#12:03: I believe this temple will not be only unique in terms of architecture & splendour, but will also give a message of 'Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam' to people across the world: PM Modi
PM @narendramodi witnessed laying of foundation stone for the BAPS Swaminarayan temple on Abu Dhabi - Dubai highway! The first Hindu temple in Abu Dhabi being built on a generous gift of land by the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi reflects UAE's commitment to tolerance and harmony. pic.twitter.com/3vDOBp3RmG— Raveesh Kumar (@MEAIndia) February 11, 2018
#12:01 AM: I thank the gulf countries which provided almost 30 Lakh people from India a home like environment, away from home, here: PM Narendra Modi in Dubai
#11:59 AM: PM Narendra Modi addresses the Indian Community in Dubai
#11:55 AM: Dubai: PM Narendra Modi inaugurates Bochasanwasi Shri Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha (BAPS) Temple project
#11:00 AM: Temple Committee members presenting the temple literature to the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and PM @narendramodi. This will be the first stone temple to be built in Abu Dhabi off Dubai-Abu Dhabi highway.
Temple Committee members presenting the temple literature to the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and PM @narendramodi. This will be the first stone temple to be built in Abu Dhabi off Dubai-Abu Dhabi highway. pic.twitter.com/Bw8sh6WW2d— Raveesh Kumar (@MEAIndia) February 10, 2018
#10:30 AM: Prime Minister also takes a tour of the Wahat Al Karama memorial before his address to the Indian diaspora at the Dubai Opera House
#10:15 AM: Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived at Wahat Al Karama memorial.
#9:50 AM: Hello and welcome to the live updates of PM Modi’s visit to UAE. On day two, Prime Minister Modi will visit the Wahat-Al-Karama (Martyrs' Memorial) to pay tribute to the war heroes of UAE.