Narendra Modi in Saudi Arabia: As it happened on Saturday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Saudi Arabia on Saturday.

Narendra Modi in Saudi Arabia: As it happened on Saturday
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Riyadh: Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here on Saturday from Washington on a two-day bilateral visit to Saudi Arabia on the third and final leg of his three-nation tour that began on March 30 with a visit to Brussels. This is the first prime ministerial visit to the oil-rich Gulf kingdom since the visit of then prime minister Manmohan Singh in 2010. Here are the latest updates:


  • We will open more worker resource centres. A second 24*7 Call Centre will be established, assures PM Modi.

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  • Govt has started a programme called e-migrate. In the coming days, we are working to regularise migration: PM Modi.
  • Aap Narendra Modi app download kar lijiye, mai hamesha aapki jeb mein rahunga. Aapka Pradhanmantri aapki jeb mein rahe, aur aapko kya chahiye, adds PM Modi.
  • PM further says: Mai khaali rehta hoon, mujhe koi kaam waam hai nahi. Agar kaam hai toh deshwaasiyon ka kaam hai,mera apna koi kaam nahi hai.
  • Our External affairs Ministry,Sushma ji give priority to any case that comes up from any part of the world concerning distress to people, says PM.
  • If an Indian is in trouble anywhere in the World, our govt makes all effort to help them: PM Modi.
  • You have made India proud with the discipline you have shown in your work: PM Modi at L&T Workers' Residential Complex
  • I feel your pain when you are not happy because your happiness is my happiness: PM.
  • He further says that India has the potential, it has the manpower that the world wants today.
  • When in the times to come, people will see the work you've done, you will realise the importance of your efforts: PM 
  • Your hardwork draws me here, says PM Narendra Modi.
  • PM Modi starts his address at L&T Workers' Residential Complex in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi reaches L&T Workers' Residential Complex.
  • Our youth is our strength. India is making strides in agriculture, industry and services sector, he adds.

  • Youth of India are its strength. World needs a workforce that is talented and well versed with technology: PM Modi.
  • The Prime Minister further says that India can contribute a lot to the world. Reason for India's growth is the political stability in the country.

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  • World's attention is towards India due to the economic progress in India. India can contribute a lot to the world: PM. 
  • India has once again given rise to new expectations at the world stage,that too in a short span of time, says PM Modi.
  • PM Modi addressing the Indian community in Riyadh.
  • PM Narendra Modi to interact with the Indian community shortly.  
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits galleries on the life & times of King Abdul Aziz at Masmak Fortress.

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  • A Fortress for Unity. PM visits and tours the Masmak Fortress, an important place in the unification of Saudi Arabia 
  • The Prime Minister and his delegation are staying at the majestic King Saud Guest Palace at the heart of the city.
  • PM Modi is scheduled to meet with representatives of the nearly three million-strong expatriate Indian community later today.
  • PM Modi received at the King Khalid International Airport by Governor of Riyadh Prince Faisal Bin Bandar Al Saud.
  • PM Narendra Modi arrives in Riyadh on his first visit to Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Saudi Arabia visit is scheduled to focus on trade, investment, energy, diaspora & counter terrorism cooperation. During Modi's visit, ties between India and Saudi Arabia are expected to be further elevated from the current strategic partnership to a more broad-based one. PM Modi will leave for India Sunday night.