During the year 2014, around 1.2 million Indian citizens were granted the visit visas of Saudi Arabia, indicating the enhancement in diversification and contacts strategic ties between both the nations, said the country’s top representative.
Similarly, the count of Indian emigrants in the Saudi Arabian kingdom has surged to three million, which is one of the largest records that the country has ever met, according to Saudi ambassador Saud Mohammed Alsati.
He further added that the crucial ties between both the nations has reinforced remarkably in various major sectors such as education, energy, science, technology, trade and investments, defence as well as security.
To surge the socio-economic relationships between both the nations, Alsati had an official conference with the Karnataka Governor, Vajubhai Vala on his long visit to India three years ago.
Alsati wants its students to undertake higher studies in India in the major of domains such as information technology, aerospace, biotechnology as well as science and technology to help them build their bright career.
Currently, nearly 100 candidates of Saudi Arabia are pursing their higher education in Bangalore. The country wishes to strengthen its energy, technology transfer and joint ventures at a faster pace, said the Alsati.
Saudi Arabia has 50 billion dollar technology centres at the outskirts of the city where research on material sciences, analytics, chemistry and process engineering will be undertaken. This renowned petrochemical firm acts as a crucial pillar for Indian energy protection since decades.
Both the nations had bilateral discussions at Riyadh on various major sectors ranging from spanning trade to economy enhancement.