Saudi King glad to coordinate with India in combating terror

, 6:56 AM IST

Riyadh: Encouraged by India’s support for a peaceful and sustainable solution in the region, Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud on Sunday expressed his delight to cooperate and coordinate with New Delhi in combating terror.

” He (King Salman) said that he is encouraged by India’s interest in the region and India’s supports a peaceful and sustainable solution in the region,” said Secretary (ER) Amar Sinha during a press briefing after the meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Saudi King.

“He also mentioned that he is very happy to cooperate with India and coordinate with India in combating terror,” added Sinha.

Sinha said the Saudi King also talked about deep and historical relations and praised economic ties between the two countries.

King Salman also expressed his desire to further strengthen trade and investment ties between both countries.

The Secretary (ER) further said Prime Minister Modi in response talked about his memorable visit to the L&T Workers’ Residential Complex and TCS.

Prime Minister Modi also thanked the Saudi King for the welfare of the Indian Diaspora living in the kingdom.

He also earmarked energy, security, trade, technology and investment which would actually accelerate development both in India and Saudi Arabia. (ANI)