New Delhi: Saudi Arabian Prime Minister and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud is likely to meet Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi at the Hyderabad House today.
Notably, the Saudi Crown Prince arrived in Delhi on a three-day visit and stayed back after the G20 Summit for his state visit, ANI reported.
“During this visit, he will attend the G20 Summit being hosted in India on September 9-10, 2023 and will continue his stay in India on September 11, 2023 for the State visit,” the Ministry of External Affairs had said earlier.
Prior to his meeting with Modi, the Saudi Arabian Crown Prince will receive a ceremonial reception at Rastrapati Bhawan in New Delhi at 10 am.
Following his meeting with Modi at Hyderabad House, the Saudi Crown Prince is expected to sign the minutes of the first meeting of the India-Saudi Strategic Partnership Council at the same venue around 12 noon.
After concluding all these, the Saudi Arabian PM will meet President Droupadi Murmu at the Rashtrapati Bhawan around 6:30 pm. Salman will depart from New Delhi around 8.30 pm, the news agency reported.
He earlier visited India on a State Visit in February 2019, and this will be his second State Visit to India.
Salman arrived at Delhi’s Palam airbase on Friday to participate in the 18th G20 Leaders’ Summit.
Earlier on Saturday, India, the United States, Saudi Arabia and the European Union announced a agreement to launch a mega India-Middle East-Europe shipping and railway connectivity corridor.