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India seeks Qatari investments in petrochemicals, infrastructure and agriculture

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

has sought Qatari investments in key sectors such as petrochemicals, infrastructure and agriculture, the said Tuesday.

The invitation for Qatari investments was made during delegation-level talks between and her counterpart Sheikh in Doha, it said in a statement.

"Both sides discussed the entire gamut of bilateral relations and signed a declaration to establish at the level of External Affairs and to periodically review progress in various cooperation initiatives," the statement said.

The Indian side mentioned that bilateral trade in 2017-18 was USD 9.9 billion and Indian exports to during this period registered an increase of 87 per cent over the previous year, it said.

Qatari investors were invited for areas such as petrochemicals, infrastructure, agriculture and

Both sides expressed satisfaction at the smooth functioning of various institutional mechanisms for strengthening of bilateral relationship, the statement said.

Swaraj visited from October 28-30. This was her first visit to

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First Published: Tue, October 30 2018. 20:50 IST