Gulf Cooperation Council Current Affairs, GK & News

India-GCC Troika Dialogue: Key Facts

On November 3, 2020, India and Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Troika held an annual Political Dialogue. India was represented by the External Affairs Minister S Jai Shankar at the dialogue. Highlights During the dialogue, India requested the members of GCC to ease the return of Indian professionals and workers to the Gulf countries. Gulf Cooperation ..

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EEPC celebrates 50 years of rewarding exporters

The Engineering Export Promotion Awards (EEPC) celebrated its 50th year of Engineering Export Awards in New Delhi on Tuesday, 10th December 2019. A total of 111 National Awards for 2017-18 across 8 different categories in over 32 product panels were awarded to mark the occasion of completion of 50 years. This year the Quality Control ..

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Saudi Arabia becomes 1st Arab country to get full FATF membership

Saudi Arabia has become 1st Arab country to be granted full membership of Financial Action Task Force (FATF) following FATF’s Annual General Meeting held in Orlando, Florida in United States (US). Saudi Arabia and FATF Background: Since November 2004, Saudi Arabia has been a founding member of Middle East and North Africa (MENA) arm of ..

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World Bank’s Migration and Development Brief

As per the report of the World Bank’s Migration and Development Brief, India has retained its position as the world’s top recipient of remittances (money sent back home by its nationals working abroad) in 2018. World Bank Report on Remittances Indian diaspora has sent $79 billion (approximately Rs 5.5 lakh crore) home. The Remittances grew ..

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Riyadh venue of 39th Gulf Cooperation Council Summit (GCCS-2018)

The 39th Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Summit 2018 was held in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. In it, the Secretary-General Abdellatif al-Zayani read the closure declaration in which member countries underscored their loyalty to the organization. The declaration called on to form a route map to complete the integration between member states and ensure financial unity until ..

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