Strong economic partnerships and long-lasting people-to-people bonds have provided a solid platform for bilateral relations between India and Saudi Arabia. A glaring testimony of this strong connection is that Saudi Arabia offers a home away from home to a population of 2.6 million Indian expatriates.
Against the backdrop of a recent visit by Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman, India can be assured that Saudi Arabia’s importance as an influencer in the region is clearly not restricted to Pakistan alone. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi created quite a flutter within diplomatic circles when he went out of his way breaking protocol to receive Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman on his recent visit to India. In his maiden visit to India, Salman, who is also [...]