Qatar’s food security crisis and what India is doing about it


In 2021 India exported to Qatar, wheat and meslin worth $ 34.77 million according to the United Nations database.

New Delhi, Jun 09: India had earlier this week assured Qatar of its assistance in meeting the country’s food security. Qatar was hit with a severe food crisis after three of its neighbours, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain cut diplomatic ties accusing the country of funding Islamic terrorism in 2017.

During his three day visit to to Qatar, Vice-President, Venkaiah Naidu assured the Qatari leadership of India’s assistance in meeting Qatar’s food security. “Both sides discussed the impact of recent global developments on food and energy security. They renewed their long-term commitment to energy partnership. HVPI (Honourable Vice President of India) assured the Qatari leadership of India’s assistance in meeting Qatar’s food security,” an official statement read.

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