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UAE top destination for tourists from India

The UAE is looking to enhance its trade ties with India and recently sent a delegation to the country.
A tourist from India poses for photos in an F-35 Lighting II on display by Lockheed Martin at the Dubai Airshow 2021 on Nov. 14, 2021

The United Arab Emirates is the top destination for tourists from India, the official Emirates News Agency reported today. 

In the first quarter of 2021 from January through March, 314,495 Indian citizens traveled to the UAE on tourist visas, according to statistics Indian Foreign Minister Vellamvelly Muraleedhara provided to India’s parliament. This is the last period for which data was available. The figure represented a 50% increase from March 2020, when the COVID-19 pandemic was beginning to take hold, according to the agency. 

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