Manmohan Singh arrives in QatarNovember 9th, 2008 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Doha, Nov 9 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived in the this capital city of Qatar Sunday evening on the second leg of his three-day Gulf tour. Earlier, he was seen off in Muscat by Oman’s Deputy Prime Minister Sayyid Fahd Bin Mahmoud Al Said. He was given a guard of honour on his return as during his arrival in Oman on Saturday.
India and Oman signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) during Singh’s visit to set up an India-Oman Joint Investment Fund with a seed capital of $100 million, which will be expandable to $1.5 billion.
Singh arrived in Muscat Saturday for a three-day visit to Oman and Qatar, his first to the Gulf since he became prime minister.