Even as a meeting of the OPEC or the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries takes place in Vienna, Saudi Arabia’s Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih has said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been “vocal” about the increase in oil prices and raised it with Riyadh many times.
Speaking to reporters after the OPEC meeting, the minister, Khalid al-Falih, said, “We also take the views of Prime Minister Modi, who is equally vocal.... We just met him in Buenos Aires. Privately he made those points. He does care for Indian consumers.”
He also disclosed that PM Modi has met him three times in India at various energy events. “He was very vocal,” he said.