New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi late Tuesday night left for Brussels as part of the three-nation tour.
"An invigorating mix of bilateral & multilateral diplomacy in the offing as PM @narendramodi departs on 3 nation tour," MEA Spokesperson Vikas Swarup tweeted.
— Vikas Swarup (@MEAIndia) March 29, 2016
From Brussels, Modi will leave for Washington to attend the Nuclear Security Summit on 31 March and 1 April and from there, he will travel to Saudi Arabia on a two-day visit with a focus on boosting energy and security cooperation.
In Brussels, Modi will attend the 13th India-EU Summit.
In a pre-departure statement, he said it will advance multifaceted engagement across a whole range of sectors and described the 28-member bloc as a "vital trading partner".
India-EU Summit and strong economic & investment ties with Belgium will be on the agenda during my Brussels visit. https://t.co/g8dBL6yY5t
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) March 29, 2016