Gulf Cooperation Council Current Affairs, GK & News

Jeddah Summit for Security and Development

On July 16, 2022, the Jeddah Security and Development Summit was organised in Jeddah city of Saudi Arabia. Key Facts The summit marked the presence of leaders of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), and United States of America. During the summit, leaders highlighted the historic ties countries share. It aimed at boosting the countries’ joint ..

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India: Prophet Remarks Row

On June 5, 2022, the BJP suspended its national spokesperson Nupur Sharma as well expelled its Delhi spokesperson Naveen Kumar Jindal, after their comments about Islam and the Prophet recently. Highlights This was done after three Gulf countries, Kuwait, Iran and Qatar, had summoned the Indian ambassadors to their nations for registering their protest. The ..

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MoU for Varanasi Skill India International Centre

A memorandum of understanding (MoU) has been signed between the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) and DP World of UAE so as to develop a Skill India International Centre at Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh. The MoU was signed by Hindustan Ports Private Limited, the Indian unit of DP World. Why was this MoU signed? This MoU ..

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India-Kuwait MoU on Domestic Worker Recruitment

India and Kuwait signed an MoU on cooperation on domestic worker recruitment on June 10, 2021. About MoU This MoU will bring Indian domestic workers in Gulf nation within the legal framework which will provide them protection under law. Agreement will also streamline recruitment of domestic workers. It will ensure rights and obligations of domestic ..

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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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