Saudi Arabia increased India's Haj quota by about 25,000.
This is the third hike in three years taking the number of pilgrims who can perform Haj to 2 lakh from the previous 1.75 lakh.
"And another important take away from the visit of #SaudiCrownPrince which would help more Indian pilgrims to perform the Haj His Royal Highness the SaudiCrownPrince announced the increase in quota for Indian Haj pilgrims to 200,000 at the request of PM @narendramodi," MEA spokesperson tweeted.
The decision was announced by the Ministry of External Affairs after Prime Minister Narendra Modi held talks with visiting Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the release of 850 Indian prisoners lodged in Saudi jails on the request of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the government said.
"Another big deliverable! At the request of the PM Narendra Modi, His Royal Highness the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia has ordered the release of 850 Indian prisoners lodged in Saudi jails," Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar tweeted.
During the recent Budget Session, the Ministry of External Affairs said in Lok Sabha that a total of 4,705 Indian nationals are in prisons in the Gulf countries. Saudi Arabia has a total of 2,224 prisoners followed by the United Arab Emirates with 1,606.
Saudi Crown Prince's two-day visit comes nearly three years after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Riyadh in April 2016.
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad-bin Salman arrived in New Delhi on Tuesday on his maiden visit to the country and was warmly received by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the airport.