India is land of opportunities, says PM Modi in Qatar

Published by August 11, 2016 | 4:18 am

Qatar: Saying that India is a land of opportunities, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Sunday, invited the business leaders in Qatar to invest in the country. PM reached here on June 4, his second stop on his five-nation tour.

“Business First. For first engagement of the day, PM attends roundtable meeting with Qatari Business Leaders,” the Ministry of External Affairs tweeted.

“Qatar’s Minister of Trade and Economy welcomes PM @narendramodi, seeks more intensive eco engagement with India,” the MEA said in another tweet.

Swarup quoted Modi as saying: “India is a land of opportunity. I have come to personally invite you to take advantage of this opportunity.”

The prime minister reached Qatari capital Doha from Afghanistan on Saturday night where he was received by Prime Minister Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani.

Modi will hold detailed talks with Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani later in the day.

This is Narendra Modi’s second prime ministerial visit from India to Qatar in eight years after the then Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s visit in 2008.

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