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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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Saudi introduces free visa for foreign scientists

Saudi introduces free visa for foreign scientists

🕔09:53, 19.Feb 2018

Riyadh, Feb 19  Saudi Arabia will grant visas free of charge to foreign scientists and experts, in a move that especially aims at improving its health sector, media reports said on Sunday. Secretary general of the Saudi Health Council Ahmed

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India thanks Saudi Arabia for increasing country’s Haj quota

India thanks Saudi Arabia for increasing country’s Haj quota

🕔11:01, 8.Feb 2018

Riyadh, Feb 8  Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday thanked Saudi Arabia for increasing India’s quota for Islam’s most holy pilgrimage, the Haj. At the inaugural ceremony of the Saudi national and cultural festival Al Janadriyah, where India

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Saudi Arabia among most preferred destinations for Indian job seekers

Saudi Arabia among most preferred destinations for Indian job seekers

🕔04:25, 27.Nov 2017

New Delhi, Nov 27 Saudi Arabia continues to be among the most preferred destinations for Indians seeking jobs abroad, resulting in the Gulf kingdom becoming among the highest sources of remittances to India, according to official data. According to figures provided

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UAE, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Yemen & Bahrain snap ties with Qatar over terrorism

UAE, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Yemen & Bahrain snap ties with Qatar over terrorism

🕔15:02, 5.Jun 2017

Cairo/Doha, June 5 (IANS) Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Yemen, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Monday announced they were severing diplomatic ties with Qatar, and accused the Gulf state of supporting terror groups, including the Muslim Brotherhood. The Saudi

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Trump adds trips to Saudi Arabia, Israel, Vatican before NATO, G7 summits

Trump adds trips to Saudi Arabia, Israel, Vatican before NATO, G7 summits

🕔08:17, 5.May 2017

Washington, May 5 The White House said that US President Donald Trump’s first overseas trip later this month since taking office will include additional stops in Saudi Arabia, Israel and the Vatican. According to a White House statement on Thursday,

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V.K. Singh to leave for Saudi Arabia

V.K. Singh to leave for Saudi Arabia

🕔13:14, 2.Aug 2016

New Delhi, Aug 2  In the wake of the food crisis facing Indian workers laid off by Saudi companies, Minister of State for External Affairs V.K. Singh will leave for Saudi Arabia on Tuesday night.He will reach Jeddah early on

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