New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed the India community in Doha. He assured them that he will take up the problems faced by them during his talks with the leaders.
PM Modi said that he is aware of the problems faced by the Indian workers outside. PM Modi said that people of India in Qatar are never away from India even for a minute. They're re-living India on the soil of Qatar.
Earlier on Sunday, PM Modi met Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Hamad Bin Khalifa Al Thani and signed seven agreements including investment and tourism projects. Modi attended a meeting with business leaders and invited them to invest in India.
Modi's is the first prime ministerial visit from India to energy-rich Qatar since the then Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's in 2008.
Here are the live updates:
7.25 pm: We are making efforts to bring transparency, financial discipline and efficiency to the nation: PM Modi
7.24 pm: When there is a boost in national confidence, a surge in the global image, your desire to strive for the country is ignited
7.22 pm: Modi said achieving 7.9% growth shows that the country is progressing fast
7.20 pm: Modi said, "We have decided that the bug of corruption has to be eliminated from our nation".
7.18 pm: When there is a boost in national confidence, a surge in the global image, your desire to strive for the country is ignited: PM
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7.15 pm: Achieving 7.9% growth shows that the country is progressing fast: Modi
7.14 pm: Pick up World Bank or any other agency's ratings, they all say that India is growing at a fast pace. 7.9% was last recorded growth, said Modi.
7.12 pm: Be it the world community or people here, the way Indians are being perceived now has changed
7.10 pm: You are saying "Thanks to Modi"; this change isn't because of me. It's because of all the 125 crore citizens of India: PM
7.07 pm: "Mere pyaare deshwasiyon; Qatar mei aise lagta hai ki saare Hindustani hi qataar mei khade hai"
7.05 pm: PM Narendra Modi to address the Indian community in Doha (Qatar) shortly