India & Saudi Arabia Strategic Partnership Council cleared by Cabinet

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi today has approved Post Facto the Agreement signed by the PM on 29 October 2019 for the establishment of a Strategic Partnership Council between India and Saudi Arabia.

The Agreement will enable the leadership at the highest-level in both countries to meet regularly and monitor progress in the ongoing initiatives and projects under the strategic partnership.

It will help identify new areas for forging strategic engagement and will define the goals to be achieved and benefits to be derived, said a Cabinet Press release.

The proposal aims to benefit the citizens with improved economic and commercial linkages with Saudi Arabia irrespective of any gender, class or income bias.

This Agreement with Saudi Arabia will open new avenues of partnership in strategic areas like Defence, security counter-terrorism, energy security and renewable energy, the release added.

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