Def & security, investments, energy likely to be discussed during S Arabia’s crown prince’s visit


Def & security, investments, energy likely to be discussed during S Arabia’s crown prince’s visit

Investments, defence and security including counter-terrorism and renewable energy are the key issues likely to come up for discussions during Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman’s visit to India next week, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said on Thursday.

Salman will arrive in India on February 19. Besides holding talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, he will also meet President Ram Nath Kovind and Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu during his two-day visit.

“The issues that could come up for discussions are investments, defence and security, including counter-terrorism, and renewable energy,” MEA Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said in response to a reporter’s question here.

Saudi Arabia is India’s fourth largest trading partner and the bilateral trade is worth USD 28 billion. Read more

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