Prime Minister Narendra Modi likely to visit Saudi Arabia for a day on 29 October for investment summit

  • Modi's visit comes months after Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman paid a visit to India in February

  • Modi will attend the third edition of the Future Investment Initiative (FII), an annual investment forum being held on 29-31 October

  • Saudi Arabia had said last month that it is looking at investing $100 billion in India in areas of petrochemicals, infrastructure and mining among others, considering the country's growth potential

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to visit Saudi Arabia on a day-long visit on 29 October to participate in an annual investment forum to be held there, official sources said on Tuesday.

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi likely to visit Saudi Arabia for a day on 29 October for investment summit

File image of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. PTI

Modi's visit comes months after Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman paid a visit to India in February.

Modi will attend the third edition of the Future Investment Initiative (FII), an annual investment forum being held on 29-31 October.

Saudi Arabia had said last month that it is looking at investing $100 billion in India in areas of petrochemicals, infrastructure and mining among others, considering the country's growth potential.

Saudi Ambassador Dr Saud bin Mohammed Al Sati had said India is an attractive investment destination for his country, the world's biggest oil exporter, and it is eyeing long-term partnerships with New Delhi in key sectors such oil, gas and mining.

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Updated Date: Oct 23, 2019 11:43:11 IST