Doha: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday met business leaders in Qatar, his second stop on his five-nation tour, and invited them to do business in India.
“Business First. For first engagement of the day, PM attends roundtable meeting with Qatari Business Leaders,” Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) spokesman Vikas Swarup tweeted.
“Qatar’s Minister of Trade and Economy welcomes PM @narendramodi, seeks more intensive eco engagement with India,” Swarup said in another tweet.
“PM Narendra Modi addresses business leaders. Praises role of Emir of Qatar in promoting India Qatar business ties,” Swarup tweeted.
Swarup quoted Modi as saying: “India is a land of opportunity. I have come to personally invite you to take advantage of this opportunity.”
The prime minister reached Qatari capital Doha from Afghanistan on Saturday night where he was received by Prime Minister Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani.
Modi will hold detailed talks with Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani later in the day.
He addressed Indian workers at a medical camp in Doha on Saturday night.