Narendra Modi arrives at the Riyadh airport.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Riyadh on a two-day official visit on Monday night.
The Indian premier described Saudi Arabia as a "valued friend."
Modi tweeted, "Landed in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, marking the start of an important visit aimed at strengthening ties with a valued friend. Will be taking part in a wide range of programmes during this visit."
Modi was to speak about the growing trade and investment opportunities for the global investors in India as the country marches forward to a $5 trillion economy by 2024 at the Plenary Session of the Third Future Investment Initiative Forum.
Major energy deals were set to be inked during the Modi's visit, including the West Coast Refinery Project and for India's Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) Programme.
The West Coast Refinery Project is a $44 billion project in Maharashtra in which Saudi Aramco will hold considerable stake.
Under the SPR Programme, three massive underground storage facilities that India is building to ensure energy security.
Vadra highlighted its "diversity and versatility" and posted a video of a cow that he claimed could predict one's future.
Careem NOW has expanded its delivery services to Riyadh, with over 100 restaurants and outlets available at launch. Careem NOW, which is already operational in Jeddah, is Careem’s expansion into the food-delivery market as the company expands its platform beyond ride-hailing.
"The terrorist attack on Abha airport... led to the injury of nine civilians, including eight Saudi citizens and one carrying an Indian passport," the military coalition said.
As India's deadly second wave of COVID-19 continues unabated and its total number of cases now stand at 21.49 million, with infections spreading from overcrowded cities to remote rural villages that are home to nearly 70% of the 1.3 billion population.
Misneach, the dog of Irish president, pawed at his owner vying for attention during an interview, a TikTok video showed.
Hopes that India's rampaging second wave of COVID-19 is peaking were set back on Thursday as record daily infections and deaths were reported and as the virus spread from cities to villages that were poorly equipped to cope.
The Delhi government, in association with a non-profit organisation, has kitted out more than a dozen autorickshaws with hand sanitisers and face masks, while oxygen cylinders are provided on a need basis. The service, which began officially on Tuesday, is free.