India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi (C) has used the G20 presidency to burnish his image at home and abroad

India-Saudi Arabia Strategic Partnership Council meeting held in New Delhi, India, on Monday morning, witnessed the signing of several key agreements. The meeting was held between Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud.

Official Spokesperson of the Ministry of External Affairs of India, Arindam Bagchi, disclosed that the agenda of the meeting included a "broad range of areas of bilateral cooperation including energy security, trade and investment, defence and security, healthcare, food security, culture and community welfare issues among others."

"We are adding a new dimension to our ties in tune with changing times. For India, Saudi Arabia is one of our most important strategic partners," the Indian Prime Minister said during the meeting, LiveMint reported.

He continued, "We have identified several initiatives to take our close partnership to the next level. Saudi Arabia is important for India. I once again thank His Royal Highness for his contribution to the success of the G20 Summit."

The Crown Prince, who also serves as the Prime Minister of Saudi Arabia, arrived in India on Friday for the G20 summit held on Saturday and Sunday and later stayed back for his state visit on Monday.

In the meeting, Saudi Arabia's prime minister said that there was "no disagreement at all during the history of this (India-Saudi Arabia) relationship but there is cooperation to build the future of our country and create opportunities. Today we are working on future opportunities."

He added, "I congratulate you on the management of the G20 Summit and the initiatives achieved, including the Economic Corridor linking the Middle East, India, and Europe which requires that we work diligently in order to create it into reality."

During the meeting, both leaders signed the minutes of the first meeting of the India-Saudi Strategic Partnership Council held at Hyderabad House., state-owned news channel DD News reported.

Prime Minister Modi noted that Saudi Arabia and India are two large and fast-growing economies of the world and their "mutual cooperation is important for peace and stability in the entire region," HindustanTimes reported.

He went on to explain that during the meeting they have "identified several initiatives" to take Saudi Arabia and India's partnership to the next level.

"We have taken a decision to start the historic economic corridor," Modi said. "This corridor will not only connect two countries but also help in providing economic growth, and digital connectivity between Asia, West Asia, and Europe. Under your leadership and vision 2030, Saudi Arabia has seen tremendous economic growth."

President of India, Droupadi Murmu took to X, formerly known as Twitter, to share a series of photos featuring Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince, Indian Prime Minister, and herself at Rashtrapati Bhavan.