30 Mar :Former President Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam will launch the inaugural issue of a monthly magazine titled "India Matters" in the United Arab Emirates(UAE).
The visit is being held on the invitation of UAE Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan.To be published from April 2009, the magazine will bring the latest developments in India, as well as events relating to the Indian community in the UAE.
According to a statement of Indian Consulate, the magazine will endeavour to promote and strengthen the India-UAE economic partnership by providing reports and features that would assist the business community in the UAE.
The publication is the part of a wider outreach programme of the Indian Embassy in Abu Dhabi and Consulate in Dubai. (BJ-29/03)