Narendra Modi in Saudi Arabia: As it happened on Sunday

PM Narendra Modi on Sunday paid a visit to Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) all women IT & ITES Centre in Riyadh. Also, the PM met business leaders in Riyadh.

Updated: Apr 03, 2016, 23:38 PM IST
Narendra Modi in Saudi Arabia: As it happened on Sunday
Pic courtesy: @MEAIndia

Riyadh: PM Narendra Modi on Sunday paid a visit to Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) all women IT & ITES Centre in Riyadh. He also held a meeting with business leaders.

Here are all the updates:-

- "Thank you Saudi Arabia. Joined several programmes during my visit, which will deepen economic & people-to-people ties between our nations," PM tweets.

- In a special gesture, PM Narendra Modi conferred with Saudi Arabia's highest civilian honour, the King Abdulaziz Sash.

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- India, Saudi Arabia sign five agreements, including one on exchange of intelligence, says MEA.

- PM Narendra Modi gifted His Majesty King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud a gold-plated replica of the Cheraman Juma Masjid in Kerala. 

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- MoU signed between India and Saudi Arabia for Cooperation in exchange of Intelligence related to Money Laundering, terror financing and related crimes.

- 5 MoUs signed between India and Saudi Arabia including Labour Co-operation, Investment Promotion Cooperation, Cooperation in Field of Handicrafts.

- PM Narendra Modi holds talks with Saudi King to boost strategic ties.

-Here's some of PM Modi's tweet:

- Head of Saudi Aramco Khalid A. Al Falih meets PM, says Saudi Aramco (Saudi Arabia's national oil company) looks to India as its No. 1 target for investment 

- Minister of Health Khalid A. Al Falih meets PM  Narendra Modi; key areas of energy and healthcare were on agenda

- It has been less than two years since I came to power but we have taken several policy initiatives to spur growth and progress: PM Modi 

- Don't worry about GST, it will be passed: PM Modi at Saudi Chambers of Commerce in Riyadh

- India has three things which are our calling card - demographic dividend, demand and democracy: PM Modi

- India has three benefits, skilled youth, demand and democracy: PM Modi at Saudi Chambers of Commerce in Riyadh 

- FDI has increased in India in last 2 years: PM Modi

- We are stressing on infrastructure,technological upgradation,improving quality of life: PM 

- Our relations with Saudi Arabia are very deep: PM 

- PM Modi attends round table conference in Riyadh, Saudi Commerce Minister, 30 Saudi CEOs & Indian business leaders present 

- PM Narendra Modi meets business leaders at Saudi Chambers of Commerce in Riyadh

- 'Modi, Modi, Modi', 'Bharat Mata ki jai' slogans chanted as PM Narendra Modi visited all women TCS centre in Riyadh

- Several women professional were seen taking selfie with PM Modi

- "I am meeting those professionals who are now the glory of Saudi Arabia," PM Modi said at TCS all women IT centre in Riyadh

- "This atmosphere that I am witnessing here today has the potential to give a strong reply to the world," PM Modi said.

- "All of you must come to India, I assure you a very warm reception," PM Modi said inviting women professionals of TCS.

Earlier, immediately after his arrival here, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday had visited the Masmak fortress, a clay and mud-brick complex built around 1865, that is a major symbol of recapture of power by the Al Saud royal dynasty which has been running the country for over a century.

Modi took a round of the Masmak fort where Saudi officials explained to him the historical importance of the complex in the commercial centre of the old city of Riyadh.