Riyadh Current Affairs, GK & News

Pakistan Foreign Minister to US for Resolving Tensions in the Middle East

For de-escalating and resolving tensions between Washington and Tehran, a neighbor of Iran, Pakistan is trying to insert itself on a mediating role as its Foreign Minister, Shah Mehmood Qureshi will be on a two-day visit to the United States starting on Wednesday, January 15, 2020. New York is said to be the first stop ..

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8th Edition of “Ambassador’s Choice: Screening of Films” begins in Riyadh

The eighth edition of the annual film festival of Embassy’s at the capital city of Saudi Arabia, Riyadh was inaugurated in the presence of India’s Sherpa to G20, Suresh Prabhu. The twelve-day festival began on 5th December and will continue till the 18th of December 2019. The annual film festival is titled “Ambassador’s Choice: Screening ..

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Saudi Arabia First Arab nation to take over the G20 Presidency

Saudi Arabia became the first Arab nation to assume the G20 Presidency on Sunday, December 1, 2019. The G20 Presidency was taken over from Japan and will lead up to the fifteenth meeting of Group of Twenty(G20), scheduled to be held in the capital city of Saudi Arabia, Riyadh on 21-22 November 2020. The theme ..

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India-Saudi Arabia sign MoUs during PM Modi visit

PM Modi visited Saudi Arabia to attend the Future Investment Initiative. During his visit, the two sides held bilateral talks during which they reviewed historical and close relations between the countries. Highlights The leaders of the two sides re-affirmed their deep commitment to strengthen “Riyadh Declaration”. The leaders also expressed appreciation on the progress of ..

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Arab Economic and Social Development Summit

The leaders from the Arab World met in Beirut, Lebanon to discuss economic and social development. The leaders of the Arab World agreed on a 29-item economic agenda in addition to encouraging the safe return of Syrian refugees to their homeland at the conclusion. Beirut Declaration A joint statement called the Beirut Declaration was issued in the summit. The ..

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