Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud will be on a two-day state visit India next week when he will hold talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on a range of issues including energy security, trade and investment and defence.
A Ministry of External Affairs statement said that there has been significant progress in bilateral cooperation in key areas of mutual interest, including energy security, trade and investment, infrastructure, defence and security.
The release said that nearly 2.7 million strong Indian community forms the largest expatriate group in Saudi Arabia.
"Their positive and highly-appreciated contribution to the development of their host country has been an important anchor of our excellent bilateral engagement.
Over 1,75,000 Indians visit Saudi Arabia every year for Haj pilgrimage.
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