PM Modi Speaks With Saudi King Salman Over Phone Call
G20 and COVID-19 challenges were the topics under discussion.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a telephonic conversation with Saudi Arabia’s crown King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud to review the growth in India’s bilateral ties with the kingdom. The PM, in a tweet, said, “Spoke on phone with His Majesty @KingSalman about the important role being played by the G20 under the Saudi Presidency, including against Covid-19. We also reviewed the tremendous growth in our bilateral ties in recent years.”
PM Modi also conveyed his appreciation to King Salman for the leadership being provided by Saudi Arabia during its ongoing presidency of the G20 grouping, according to the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO). The two leaders are in unison with regards to the initiatives taken at the level of the G20 to help promote a coordinated response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Moreover, PM Modi and the Saudi crown king expressed their satisfaction at the state of bilateral relations between India and Saudi Arabia, and committed to further strengthening cooperation in all areas, the PMO said in a statement.
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