Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Faisal Bin Farhan held telephone talks on Monday with his counterparts from key Asian countries namely India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Malaysia.
In his talks with other foreign ministers; Prince Faisal discussed with them bilateral relations and reviewed regional and international developments of mutual concern.
Taking to Twitter, Indian Foreign Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar said that their talks focused on bilateral trade. This is in view of the coronavirus pandemic. They also discussed the health needs of the two countries in the face of the pandemic.
The Indian minister said that he expressed his gratitude toward the Saudi authorities for taking good care of the Indian expatriates in the Kingdom during the crisis.
“A warm conversation with #Saudi FM HH Prince @FaisalbinFarhan. Gratified that our supply chains and trade commitments have been maintained even during #COVID-19 period. Ensuring health needs reflects the strength of our ties. Appreciate the gestures made by Saudi authorities to the Indian community, the tweet read.