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PublishDate: Sunday, September 19, 2021 12:50

Saudi FM in India on 3-day visit, expected to discuss Afghanistan

Foreign Minister of Saudi Arabia Faisal Bin Farhan Al Saud arrived in India on Saturday on a three-day visit during which he is expected to discuss the situation in Afghanistan with Indian leaders.

Afghan Voice Agency (AVA)_According to the Ministry of (MEA), Al Saud will hold talks with External Affairs Minister S on Sunday and meet with Prime Minister Narendra on Monday.

“H.H. Prince Faisal Bin Farhan Al Saud, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of , arrived in New Delhi today evening,” MEA spokesperson Arindam Bagchi tweeted.

People familiar with the visit said Afghanistan is expected to be a major focus of the talks between Jaishankar and Al Saud, NDTV reported.

India’s Chief of Army Staff Gen MM visited Saudi Arabia in December last in the first-ever visit by a head of the 1.3 million-strong army to the strategically important nation.

Naravane held extensive talks with senior Saudi military officials in the hope of enhancing bilateral defence cooperation.

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