PM Modi speaks to Saudi Crown Prince Salman, invites him to visit India
Both leaders expressed satisfaction about the steady growth in the India-Saudi partnership
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday had a telephone conversation with Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Mohammed bin Salman and both leaders reviewed the functioning of the bilateral Strategic Partnership Council established in 2019.
According to a statement issued by the PMO, both leaders during their conversation expressed satisfaction about the steady growth in the India-Saudi partnership.
The Prime Minister expressed his desire to further expand trade and investment between the two countries, and highlighted the opportunities that the Indian economy offers to Saudi investors.
They agreed to continue supporting each other's efforts against the COVID-19 pandemic, in the spirit of the special friendship and people-to-people links between India and Saudi Arabia.
They also reviewed regional and international developments of mutual interest.
Prime Minister Modi reiterated his invitation to the Crown Prince to visit India at an early date.