PM Modi warmly welcomed by Saudi King

Riyadh: Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud in Riyadh, on Oct 29, 2019. (Photo: IANS/MEA)

Riyadh, Oct 29 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday met with Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud who hosted lunch in honour of the visiting Indian leader.

“A relationship reflecting centuries-old ties! PM A@narendramodi was warmly welcomed by Saudi King HM @KingSalman underlining a new dimension to our expanding relationship. His Majesty hosted a lunch in honour of Prime Minister,” tweeted MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar.

Modi is on a day’s official visit during which the two sides will ink an agreement to set up the Strategic Partnership Council to elevate the India-Saudi ties to a new level.

Modi will also attend the Plenary Session of the Third Future Investment Initiative Forum being held in Riyadh.

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