Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu arrived in Doha, Qatar on Sunday, on the final leg of a three-nation tour. He was received by Qatar’s Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Soltan bin Saad Al Muraikhi and other dignitaries at the Doha airport.
In a tweet, Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said, the Vice President was accorded a ceremonial reception and a Guard of Honour at the Doha airport.
Earlier, Vice President Naidu successfully concluded his visit to the Republic of Senegal.
In Senegal, he held delegation-level talks with the President of the National Assembly of Senegal, Moustapha Niasse at the capital Dakar.
The Vice President on a tour to Gabon, Senegal and Qatar.
Mr Naidu is accompanied by a delegation including Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare Dr. Bharati Pawar and three Members of Parliament, Sushil Kumar Modi, Vijay Pal Singh Tomar and P. Raveendranath.
Vice President Mr Naidu will addressing the members of the vibrant Indian diaspora in Qatar during a community reception. Qatar is home to over 750,000 Indians who are contributing meaningfully to the socio economic development of that country, a senior MEA official said.
The Vice President will hold delegation level talks with his counterpart Deputy Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad Al Thani.
Both the dignitaries will review the entire gamut of bilateral cooperation and regional and global issues of mutual interest.