In middle of G-20 summit in Buenos Aires Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi met with Saudi Arabia crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman on Friday, and they discussed ways to further boost economic, cultural and energy ties.
The two sides also held discussions on enhancing investment in technology, renewable energy and food security.
“Had a fruitful interaction with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud. We discussed multiple aspects of India-Saudi Arabia relations and ways to further boost economic, cultural and energy ties,” the Prime Minister wrote on Twitter.
On this issues External Affairs Ministry spokes person Raveesh Kumar tweeted deepening strategic ties PM met with Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Mohammed Bin Salman Al Saud on sidelines of G-20 Argentina. Discuseed enhancing Saudi investment in technology, infrastructure, petroleum, renewable energy, food security, fintech and defense sectors.
“In recent years, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has been a valuable partner. The relationship has expanded beyond the Indian community to issues related to the economy, energy and security. All issues of bilateral and regional interest will be discussed,” PMO sources said.Later, the Prime Minister met UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres. According to the sources, the UN Secretary General has reached out to PM Modi for the second time in two months.
They said the meeting signifies the importance that both leaders attach to the issue of climate change. This outreach comes just a week before the COP24 meet in Katowice, Poland