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Qatar prince discusses investments in India

The two leaders discuss investments in infrastructure & energy sector, and also conditions of Indians living in Qatar.

india Updated: Sep 16, 2006 10:00 IST

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh met with Qatar Crown Prince Tamim bin Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani on the sidelines of the NAM summit in Havana and discussed with him the possibilities of Qatari investment in India, including in energy.

External Affairs Ministry spokesman Navtej Sarna said that the two leaders discussed investments in infrastructure, energy sector and other areas and also conditions of Indians living in Qatar and provision of better amenities to them.

This is the first meeting that the 27-year-old crown prince had with the 74-year-old Indian leader. Both are here to attend the September 15-16 summit of the Non-Aligned Movement.

Qatar possesses the world's third largest natural gas reserves and has one of the highest per capita incomes of any country.