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Saudi Arabia to lift travel ban from Monday

Saudi Arabia to lift travel ban from Monday

🕔11:52, 17.May 2021

Riyadh, May 17  Saudi Arabia will lift the travel ban which was imposed last year in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic from Monday, with authorities saying that they were ready to operate international flights at full capacity. In an

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World joins hands to rescue India from second wave of pandemic

World joins hands to rescue India from second wave of pandemic

🕔20:33, 27.Apr 2021

New Delhi, April 27  Nations across the world have come forward to help India in its fight against the raging second wave of the coronavirus pandemic, which is extremely virulent and has ravaged the country in the past few weeks.

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Navies of India, Saudi Arabia carry out drill in Persian Gulf

Navies of India, Saudi Arabia carry out drill in Persian Gulf

🕔14:38, 8.Apr 2021

New Delhi, April 7  The India and Saudi Arabia navies carries out a Passage Exercise (PASSEX) in the Persian Gulf on Wednesday. The Indian Navy said that INS Talwar with Royal Saudi Naval Force Ship HMS Khalid carried out a

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Saudi Arabia starts Covid-19 vaccination

Saudi Arabia starts Covid-19 vaccination

🕔07:26, 18.Dec 2020

Riyadh, Dec 18  Saudi Arabia on Thursday started a vaccination programme for the novel coronavirus, the Health Ministry announced. In a tweet, Health Minister Tawfiq al-Rabiah, who received the vaccine, said: “In the last nine months, I was observing with

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Reliance Retail Ventures raised more than $6b since Sept

Reliance Retail Ventures raised more than $6b since Sept

🕔07:08, 7.Nov 2020

New Delhi, Nov 7  Public Investment Fund (PIF) Saudi Arabia has invested in Reliance Retail Ventures Limited (RRVL) at a pre-money valuation of Rs 4.59 trillion ($62.4 billion), which is 7-9 per cent higher than earlier investments in RRVL. According

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India asks Saudi Arabia to take corrective steps on bank note

India asks Saudi Arabia to take corrective steps on bank note

🕔07:46, 30.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 30  India has asked Saudi Arabia to take corrective steps on the misrepresentation of its territorial boundaries on a new bank note. The world map on the new 20 Riyal banknote, released to mark Saudi Arabia’s presidency

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Saudi Arabia to lift travel restrictions from Jan 2021

Saudi Arabia to lift travel restrictions from Jan 2021

🕔15:57, 14.Sep 2020

Riyadh, Sep 14  Saudi Arabia has announced that it will lift travel restrictions from January 2021. In a statement on Sunday, the Interior Ministry attributed the delay in lifting the restrictions due to the severe Covid-19 situation in some countriesm

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Saudi Arabia calls for urgent meeting of OPEC+ states

Saudi Arabia calls for urgent meeting of OPEC+ states

🕔10:30, 3.Apr 2020

Riyadh, April 3  Saudi Arabia has called for an urgent meeting of the OPEC+ group and other countries in an effort to reach a fair agreement to restore the desired balance of oil markets, state media reported. The state media

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Saudi Arabia suspends domestic travel for 14 days

Saudi Arabia suspends domestic travel for 14 days

🕔16:37, 20.Mar 2020

Riyadh, March 20  Saudi Arabia on Friday decided to suspend all domestic flights, buses, taxis and trains for a period 14 days to prevent the novel coronavirus from spreading further in the country. Flights associated with humanitarian assistance and medical

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Saudi Arabia appoints new Foreign Minister

Saudi Arabia appoints new Foreign Minister

🕔11:00, 24.Oct 2019

Riyadh, Oct 24  Saudi Arabia has named Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud as the country’s new Foreign Minister, replacing Ibrahim al-Assaf, who was appointed last December, media reports said. Arab News reported of the appointment citing royal decrees published

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Dharmendra Pradhan to visit Saudi Arabia,UAE &Qatar from 7-12 September, 2019

Dharmendra Pradhan to visit Saudi Arabia,UAE &Qatar from 7-12 September, 2019

🕔05:27, 7.Sep 2019

Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas and Steel, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan,accompanied by an official and business delegation, will be visiting Saudi Arabia, UAE and Qatar from 7-12 September 2019. He will engage with his counterparts in oil & gas as

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Saudi Arabia to host G20 summit in 2020

Saudi Arabia to host G20 summit in 2020

🕔07:12, 18.Apr 2019

Riyadh, April 18  Saudi Arabia announced it will host the G20 summit in November next year in the capital Riyadh, Al Arabiya TV reported on Wednesday. The first G20 meeting in the Arab world will be held in November 2020,

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Saudi Arabia orders release of 850 Indian prisoners

Saudi Arabia orders release of 850 Indian prisoners

🕔06:25, 21.Feb 2019

New Delhi, Feb 21  Coinciding with the visit of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to India, Saudi Arabia on Wednesday ordered release of 850 Indian prisoners lodged in its jails. External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said the decision was

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Saudi announces launch of first communications satellite

Saudi announces launch of first communications satellite

🕔11:05, 6.Feb 2019

Riyadh, Feb 6 Saudi Arabia on Tuesday announced the launch of its first satellite for communications from the French Guiana Space Centre, Saudi Press Agency reported. Khaled bin Abdulaziz Al-Falih, minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources, said the launch aims

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Saudis keen to invest in Indian food sector: Envoy

Saudis keen to invest in Indian food sector: Envoy

🕔10:16, 5.Dec 2018

Bengaluru, Dec 5  Saudi Arabia was keen to invest in the Indian food sector as India was one of the largest exporters of grains and vegetables to the desert kingdom, its ambassador to India Saud bin Mohammed Al-Sati said on

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New oil pipeline launched between Bahrain, Saudi Arabia

New oil pipeline launched between Bahrain, Saudi Arabia

🕔10:17, 27.Nov 2018

Manama, Nov 27  A new oil pipeline was launched on Monday during a ceremony that was attended by leaders from Bahrain and Saudi Arabia. Bahrain’s King Hamad praised strong ties between the two countries as he launched the AB-4 pipeline

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Saudi Arabia to raise oil output in November

Saudi Arabia to raise oil output in November

🕔10:43, 16.Oct 2018

New Delhi, Oct 16  Saudi Arabia said on Monday that it expects its oil production to rise next month from the current 10.7 million barrels per day (mbpd) and it has the required capacity in place to do so. Saudi

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Saudi Arabia launches online tourist visa for sports, musical events

Saudi Arabia launches online tourist visa for sports, musical events

🕔10:20, 26.Sep 2018

Riyadh, Sep 26  Saudi Arabia on Tuesday announced it will issue special visas allowing foreign tourists to attend its sporting or musical events, a strategy aimed at diversifying the kingdom’s economy, according to an official statement. The new Saudi visa

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Saudi allowing AI overflight shows new image of India: Prabhu

Saudi allowing AI overflight shows new image of India: Prabhu

🕔09:47, 24.Mar 2018

New Delhi, March 24 Saudi Arabia’s permission for overflight of Air India’s new service between New Delhi and Tel Aviv reflects on a “new image of India”, Commerce and Industry and Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu said on Friday. Addressing the

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Saudi Arabia allows women to join military

Saudi Arabia allows women to join military

🕔10:16, 27.Feb 2018

Riyadh, Feb 27  Saudi Arabia has for the very first time opened applications for women to enlist in the military as the kingdom continues to enact reforms granting females more access to a wide range of previously forbidden careers. According

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