Prime Minister Modi Announces Establishment of a CBSE Office in Dubai to Promote Excellence in Education

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi, during his visit to the UAE, unveiled plans for a new Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) office in Dubai. The announcement was made at the ‘Ahlan Modi’ diaspora event in Abu Dhabi, where PM Modi emphasized the notable advancements in the education sector.

Addressing the gathering, Prime Minister Modi remarked, “Over 1.5 lakh Indian students are enrolled in UAE schools. Last month, a master’s course commenced at the IIT Delhi campus in Abu Dhabi, and soon, a new CBSE office will be inaugurated in Dubai. These institutions will facilitate the delivery of high-quality education to the Indian community here.”

Prime Minister Modi, who arrived in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday, received a ceremonial welcome upon his arrival. He engaged in discussions with UAE President Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, leading to the signing of bilateral agreements between the two nations.

While on his visit, PM Modi engaged with the inaugural group of students from the IIT Delhi-Abu Dhabi Campus, commending the initiative for uniting students from both nations. He described it as a fresh chapter in the bilateral cooperation between India and the UAE, fostering unity among the youth of both nations. Notably, the establishment of an IIT Delhi campus in the UAE was conceptualized by the leadership of both India and the UAE in February 2022.

According to a statement from the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), the project represents a partnership between the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IIT-D) and the Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK). Its objective is to offer high-quality higher education opportunities to students worldwide.