Congress on Wednesday hit out at the government, saying it was a “glaring diplomatic failure” on its part and alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has reduced foreign policy to “photo opportunities without any tangible results”.
Last night, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had received Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, popularly known as MBS, from the airport. A day after concluding his tour in Pakistan, the Crown Prince travelled to India on a less than 30-hour visit.
PM Narendra Modi meets Saudi Arabia Prince Mohammad Bin Salman LIVE Updates: The two countries also inked five pacts in areas of investment, tourism, housing and information and broadcasting during delegation-level talks.
Prime Minister Modi will hold delegation-level talks with the Crown Prince and his delegation at Hyderabad House Wednesday. The Prime Minister will host a lunch in honour of the visiting dignitary in Hyderabad House.
During Salman's visit, New Delhi and Riyadh will set up a “Strategic Partnership Council” at the ministerial level to deepen partnership in areas like political, security, trade, investment and culture.
The issue of Masood Azhar’s listing and how China has been blocking Delhi’s efforts to designate Azhar as a global terrorist — at Pakistan’s behest — is a key issue the Indian Foreign Secretary has been highlighting in his meetings with envoys from G-20 countries, including Saudi Arabia.
During Salman’s visit, New Delhi and Riyadh will set up a “Strategic Partnership Council” at the ministerial level to deepen partnership in areas like political, security, trade, investment and culture