Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday met with Minister of Foreign Affairs of Saudi Arabia Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud.
The meeting reviewed progress on various ongoing bilateral initiatives, including those taken under the aegis of the Strategic Partnership Council established between both countries.
Mr Modi expressed India’s keenness to see greater investment from Saudi Arabia, including in key sectors like energy, IT and defense manufacturing.
The meeting also allowed the exchange of perspectives on regional developments, including the situation in Afghanistan.
The Prime Minister conveyed his special thanks and appreciation to Saudi Arabia for looking after the welfare of the Indian diaspora during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mr Modi also conveyed his warm greetings and regards to the King and the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia.