PM Modi meets Saudi Crown Prince in Osaka
June 29, 2019
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is currently in Osaka, Japan for the G20 summit. Leaders from 19 countries of the world and the European Union are at the summit to discuss crucial topics.
On the sidelines of the summit, leaders are meeting each other and talking about mutual relations between countries.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi had one such meeting with the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Mohammed bin Salman on Friday.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that Saudi Arabia is an "an invaluable strategic partner for India.
PM Modi tweeted "Met Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. We reviewed the full range of relations between India and Saudi Arabia. Our talks today will add great strength to bilateral ties between our nations."
PM Modi has been invited by the Saudi Crown Prince to be the chief guest at an international program later this year and he has accepted the invitation. Raveesh Kumar of the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) Tweeted, "An invaluable strategic partner. PM @narendramodi met with Crown Prince of Saudi. Arabia Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud on the margins of the #G20. Discussed deepening cooperation in trade & investment, energy security, counter terrorism, among other areas.
PM Modi also met the Prime Minister of Japan, ShinzÅ Abe and will be having a meeting with American President Donald Trump while he is in Osaka.