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Qatar’s foreign minister to arrive in India on two-day visit today

Qatar’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohammed Bin Abdul Rahman Al-Thani will arrive in India on a two-day visit

india Updated: Aug 25, 2017 00:22 IST
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India, New Delhi
Qatar,Qatar Foreign Minister,Sheikh Mohammed Bin Abdul Rahman Al-Thani
Qatar’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohammed Bin Abdul Rahman Al-Thani will arrive in India on a two-day visit.(AFP File Photo)

Qatar’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohammed Bin Abdul Rahman Al-Thani will arrive here today on a two-day visit, during which he will call on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and hold talks with his Indian counterpart Sushma Swaraj, the MEA said.

Qatar is an important trading partner for India in the Gulf region with bilateral trade in 2014-15 standing at USD 15.67 billion. It is also one of India’s largest suppliers of crude oil.

Al-Thani is scheduled to arrive in Delhi on Friday evening.

On Saturday, he will told talks with Swaraj, followed by a call on the Prime Minister, the MEA said.

First Published: Aug 24, 2017 22:52 IST