Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince and Defence Minister Mohammed bin Salman talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi that he will be visiting India next week for two days.

The Ministry of External Affairs in a statement said that Prince Salman along with a high-level delegation comprising ministers, senior officials, and leading Saudi businessmen will be visiting India on February 19.

As per report sources, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Crown Price will interact and discuss over a wide range of problems of mutual interest. President Ram Nath Kovind and Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu will be also present there.

The vice president of Saudi Arabia, Prince Salman is coming to India after Prime Minister Modi went to Saudi Arabia in April 2016. MEA stated that at that time both sides agreed to further elevate existing strategic partnership.

In recent years there has been significant progress in trade, investment, infrastructure, defense, energy security and many other sectors that both countries have cooperated in main areas of mutual interest.

During the last financial year 2017-18, the bilateral trade worth USD 27.48 billion which made Saudi Arabia India’s fourth largest trading partner.

Saudi Arabia contributes significantly to India’s energy security needs by supplying about 20 percent of the crude requirements of the country. Eventually, every year moreover  1,75,000 Indians visits the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for Hajj pilgrimage.




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