Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met on the sidelines of the G20 summit, which is going on in Argentina capital Buenos Aires, where the leaders 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.
The prime minister tweeted, “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.”
External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar also posted on Twitter, “Deepening strategic ties. PM @narendramodi met with Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud on sidelines of #G20Argentina. Discussed enhancing Saudi investment in technology, infrastructure, petroleum, renewable energy, food security, fintech & defence sectors.”
Later, the prime minister met UN Secretary-General, and tweeted, “Excellent meeting with Mr. @antonioguterres,@UN Secretary-General. There were wide-ranging deliberations on various global issues. We talked about mitigating climate change and India’s efforts in this regard through initiatives like the International Solar Alliance.”