PM Modi likely to visit UAE on August 16-17

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to visit the United Arab Emirates on August 16-17 marking the first trip by an Indian prime minister to the country after Indira Gandhi.

ANI| Last Updated: Aug 08, 2015, 23:34 PM IST

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to visit the United Arab Emirates on August 16-17 marking the first trip by an Indian prime minister to the country after Indira Gandhi.

According to reports, the Prime Minister is also expected to attend a public reception hosted by members of Indian community at Dubai Cricket Stadium on August 17.

Modi`s trip will be significant in the backdrop of current political churning in West Asia.