To counter Pakistan, Indian PM Modi to visit Saudi Arabia after NSA Doval visit

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To counter Pakistan, Indian PM Modi to visit Saudi Arabia after NSA Doval visit

ISLAMABAD - To counter Pakistan, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to visit Saudi Arabia after Indian NSA Ajit Doval visit to the Kingdom.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will likely visit Saudi Arabia soon during which he is expected to hold bilateral with top Saudi leadership, including Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

During the visit, the Prime Minister is also expected to attend an investment summit hosted by the Gulf nation in capital Riyadh, India Today has reported.

No official announcement or confirmation of PM Modi's visit to Saudi Arabia has been made yet.

According to sources familiar with the development, National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval's recent visit to Saudi Arabia prepared the ground for the Prime Minister's visit expected later this month.