Exterior Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Sunday started a two-day go to to Qatar the place he’s prone to focus on commerce, power cooperation and welfare of Indians within the nation.
Jaishankar will meet Qatar’s Deputy Prime Minister and Overseas minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Jassim Al-Thani and different dignitaries to debate bilateral, regional and worldwide points.
The go to is a part of India’s ongoing outreach to West Asia, which the nation sees as a part of its prolonged neighbourhood.
Jaishankar just lately visited Bahrain and the UAE, whereas Minister of State for Exterior Affairs V Muraleedharan travelled to Oman. Basic M M Naravane visited the UAE and Saudi Arabia, the primary such journeys by an Military Chief.
In a cellphone dialog on December 8, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Amir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani, determined to create a particular activity power to facilitate investments by the Qatar Funding Authority in India, and to discover Qatari investments within the nation’s power value-chain.
Jaishankar will even convey India’s particular gratitude to Qatar for caring for Indian expatriates through the Covid-19 pandemic, the Ministry of Exterior Affairs stated. Qatar hosts greater than 700,000 Indians.
New Delhi has known as on the member states of the Gulf Cooperation Council, together with Qatar, to facilitate the return of employees who had come residence through the pandemic.