PM Modi arrived in Riyadh, to hold bilateral talks with Saudi King and Crown Prince


Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Riyadh late on Monday night on a two-day visit, during which he will attend the third edition of Saudi Arabia’s high-profile annual financial conference and hold bilateral talks with top leadership of the Gulf Kingdom. “Landed in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, marking the start of an important visit aimed at strengthening ties with a valued friend. Will be taking part in a wide range of programmes during this visit,” the Prime Minister tweeted. He will deliver the keynote address under the title ”What’s next for India?” at the Future Investment Initiative (FII), which is dubbed as ”Davos in the Desert”. Besides addressing the forum, he will hold bilateral talks with Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. The two sides are expected to sign a number of agreements in several key sectors including oil and gas, renewable energy and civil aviation to bolster their ties.