India has the potential, the manpower that the world wants today: PM Modi

All eyes will be on his meetings with Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud’s son, Prince Mohammad bin Salman, who many diplomats and Saudis feel could be the future King.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: April 2, 2016 10:16 pm
Narendra Modi, Saudi Arabia, Modi Saudi Arabia, Modi Saudi Arabia visit, Modi in saudi arabia, Modi news Riyadh: Prime Minister Narendra Modi being received by the Governor of Riyadh, Faisal bin Bandar bin Abdulaziz Al Saud on his arrival, in Royal Terminal, Riyadh on Saturday. PTI Photo

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday arrived in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia for a two-day visit, during which he will stay at the royal family’s guest palace.

All eyes will be on his meetings with Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud’s son, Prince Mohammad bin Salman, who many diplomats and Saudis feel could be the future King. READ STORY

PM Modi arrived in Riyadh from Washington on the final leg of his three-nation tour that began on March 30 with a visit to Brussels.

Here are the highlights:

10:00 pm:

9:46 pm:

9:45 pm: There are forums like MyGov & ‘Narendra Modi Mobile App’ through which you can reach me & I can communicate with you: PM Modi

9:40 pm: We will open more worker resource centres. A second 24*7 Call Centre will be established: PM Modi in Riyadh.

9:35 pm: Govt has started a programme called e-migrate. In the coming days, we are working to regularise migration: PM Modi

9:24 pm: Our External affairs Ministry, Sushma ji give priority to any case concerning Indian people in distress in any part of the world: PM Modi

9:20 pm: I feel your pain when you are not happy because your happiness is my happiness: PM Modi

9:17 pm: India has the potential, it has the manpower that the world wants today: PM

9:13 pm: When people will see the work you’ve done in the times to come, you will realise importance of your efforts: PM Modi

9:12 pm: When in the times to come, people will see the work you’ve done, you will realise the importance of your efforts: PM.

9:11 pm: Your hard work draws me here: PM Narendra Modi addresses L&T workers in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

9:01 pm:

9:00 pm: PM Modi said the World Bank and all the rating agencies say that the economic development in India has generated a “ray of hope” and some say India is a “bright star”.

9:00 pm: Modi said India was earlier “one of the countries” in the world but now it has become “very important country”.

8:28 pm:

8:28 pm:

8:34 pm: In a very short span of time India has once again given rise to new expectations at the world stage: PM Modi.

8:17 pm:

8:14 pm: Our youth is our strength. India is making strides in agriculture, industry and services sector: PM

8:14 pm: Youth of India are its strength. World needs a workforce that is talented and well versed with technology: PM Modi.

8:10 pm: World’s attention is towards India due to the economic progress in India. India can contribute a lot to the world: PM Modi

8:10 pm: India can contribute a lot to the world. Reason for India’s growth is the political stability in the country: PM Modi

8:05 pm:

7:10 pm:

7:00 pm:

4:42 pm:

4:19 pm:

4:18 pm: Modi and his delegation are staying at the majestic King Saud Guest Palace at the heart of the city.

4:17 pm: India’s ties with Saudi Arabia, one of the world’s leading oil producers, have been on an upswing over the last two decades based on burgeoning energy ties and both countries may look to move beyond buyer-seller relationship in the sector and go for joint ventures and investment in refineries and oil fields.

4:15 pm: Combating threat of terrorism and radicalisation are expected to figure high on the agenda of the talks between Modi and the leadership of Saudi Arabia.

4:14 pm: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Saudi Arabia visit to focus on trade, investment, energy, diaspora & counter-terrorism cooperation.

4:08 pm:

3:58 pm:

3:50 pm: PM Narendra Modi arrives in Riyadh on his first visit to Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

(with ANI inputs)

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