Manmohan Singh arrives in Qatar

November 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.

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