(Sushma Swaraj Visits Saudi Arabia Participates Cultural Event)
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today arrived here on her maiden visit to Saudi Arabia during which she will inaugurate the Janadriyah festival of the Gulf Kingdom, which is home to over three million Indians.
During the three-day visit, Swaraj will meet with the Saudi leadership and discuss bilateral, regional and global issues of mutual interest.
She will also participate at the inauguration of the prestigious National Heritage and Culture Festival ‘Janadriyah’, at which India is the guest of honour country.
The festival, organised by the National Guard, exhibits Saudi Arabia’s rich tapestry of culture and heritage.
“Warm welcome reflecting our relationship! EAM @SushmaSwaraj received by Saudi officials and Indian Ambassador Ahmad Javed on her arrival at Riyadh airport. Saudi Arabia is India’s valued strategic partner,” Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar tweeted.
Swaraj will inaugurate the Janadriyah festival tomorrow.