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PM Modi’s rendezvous with Deputy Crown Prince of Saudi

PM Modi’s rendezvous with Deputy Crown Prince of Saudi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Deputy Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Mohammad bin Salman in Hangzhou on Sunday and held discussions on enhancing bilateral ties between the two countries. According to the Prime Minister’s website, both the leaders held discussions regarding enhancing bilateral ties during the sidelines of the G20 summit here.

“Another bilateral follows first session at G20. PM meets Mohammad bin Salman, Deputy Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia,” External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Vikas Swarup tweeted soon after the meeting.

Mohammad, who is the son of Saudi King Salman, also holds the key defence and economic policy portfolios of the oil-rich Gulf Kingdom.

Modi earlier met US President Barack Obama briefly when they were on a stage to pose for a family photograph at the venue in this eastern Chinese city. He met Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Australian counterpart Malcolm Turnbull on the sidelines of the Summit. He will meet his British counterpart Theresa May and Argentinian President Mauricio Macri on Monday before returning to Delhi.