Navdeep Singh Suri is an Indian diplomat and a career Indian Foreign Services officer. He is currently serving as High Commissioner of India to UAE.
Outgoing India's ambassador to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Navdeep Singh Suri has said that it was an "amazing surprise" to be conferred with the Order of Zayed II, the highest civilian honour in the country, by President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday swiped his RuPay card to purchase one kg of laddoos at the Emirates Palace - formally launching the Indian indigenous equivalent of Mastercard or Visa in the UAE.
At a time when Pakistan is virtually begging for support from the Muslim world against India for Kashmir, it faces a huge rebuff from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), with the key Islamic nation set to host Prime Minister Narendra Modi and honour him with the countrys highest civilian award.
The UAE will be the first country in the Middle East to witness the launch of the RuPay card, "an Indian indigenous equivalent of Mastercard or Visa", during the visit of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi this weekend.