Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets business leaders in Doha

| Sunday, June 5, 2016 - 13:36
First Published |
Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets business leaders in Doha, PM Modi. Modi 5-nation tour, Afghanistan, Qatar, Switzerland, the US and Mexico
Doha: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday met with business leaders in Qatar; his second stop on his five-nation tour. The PM is on a five-nation tour including Afghanistan, Qatar, Switzerland, US and Mexico.
Qatar Agenda:
Address the business community
Raise labour issues
Fresh impetus to economic ties in the hydrocarbon sector
Trade and security matters
PM Modi had earlier said, “This visit will nourish the historical bonds of friendship deeply rooted in people to people contacts, energy, trade and investment partnership.” 
Qatar is India’s largest supplier of LNG requirements and accounted for 65 per cent of the country’s total imports last financial year.
"Business First. For first engagement of the day, PM attends roundtable meeting with Qatari Business Leaders," the Ministry of External Affairs tweeted.
"Qatar's Minister of Trade and Economy welcomes PM @narendramodi, seeks more intensive eco engagement with India," the MEA tweeted earlier.

The Prime Minister reached Qatar capital Doha from Afghanistan on Saturday night where he was received by Prime Minister Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani.

Modi will hold detailed talks with Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani later in the day.

He addressed Indian workers at a medical camp in Doha on Saturday night.

(With IANS inputs)

Download English News App and stay updated with all Latest News.
For News in English, follow us on Google+, Twitter and on Facebook.

Add new comment

This question is for testing whether or not you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.