PM Modi and Saudi Foreign Minister exchange views on regional situation and bilateral relations

New Delhi, Sep 20 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi received Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud on Monday, during which they exchanged views on ongoing bilateral cooperation initiatives and the regional situation.

The Prime Minister tweeted after the interaction: “Glad to receive Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister His Highness Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud. Exchange of views on ongoing bilateral cooperation initiatives and the regional situation.

“I conveyed my greetings to His Majesty the King and His Highness the Crown Prince.”

According to the Saudi Gazette, during the reception, Prince Faisal conveyed greetings from King Salman and Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman to the government and people of India.

They reviewed the historic and solid relationship between Saudi Arabia and the two friendly peoples, and discussed their strengthening and evolution to wider horizons to realize the aspirations and hopes of the two friendly peoples for more progress and prosperity, he said.

They also discussed regional and international issues of common interest and anything that could strengthen international peace and security.

The daily said Prime Minister Modi praised the Kingdom’s leadership role in protecting the planet through its initiatives in this regard, expressing appreciation for what was included in the Crown Prince’s announcement of green initiatives. from Saudi Arabia and the Green Middle East.

The two sides also discussed ways to consolidate the economic partnership between the two friendly countries in light of the Kingdom’s Vision 2030, in addition to intensifying cooperation between the Kingdom and India in many areas of common interest. , did he declare.Prince Faisal met Sunday with Foreign Minister S Jaishankar, who focused on Afghanistan, the Gulf and the Indo-Pacific, in addition to bilateral relations. On Sunday evening, he met with Housing and Urban Affairs Union Minister and Oil and Natural Gas Minister Hardeep Puri and State Foreign Minister Meenakshi Lekhi over dinner.Indian Ambassador to Riyadh Ausaf Sayeed was also present at the dinner.


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