India-Saudi Arabia Current Affairs - 2019

Category Wise PDF Compilations available at This Link

Saudi Arabia raises India’s Hajj Quota by 30,000

In a significant step, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia increased India’s Haj quota by 30,000 thus lifting the figure to 200,000 per year (from 170,000). This move will pave the way for more Indians to go for the annual Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca in Saudi kingdom. Key Highlights Background: In 2018, Saudi Arabia increased India’s Haj Read More…

Month:  Categories: Art & Culture

Tags:

Iraq remains India’s top supplier of Crude Oil in 2019

According to data released by Directorate General of Commercial Intelligence and Statistics (DGCI&S), Iraq remains India’s top crude oil supplier for second year in a row. Key Highlights of India’s Oil import Data India is world’s third largest importer of crude oil (7% of total crude oil imports) after China (world’s largest importer with 20.2% Read More…

Month:  Categories: Business, Economy & Banking

Tags:

India-Saudi Arabia bilateral Meeting

India and Saudi Arabia held a bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the visit of Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to India. The joint statement issued on the sidelines of the bilateral meet between Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman highlights the following: Affirming that extremism and terrorism Read More…

Month:  Categories: International

Tags:

Janadriyah: Sushma Swaraj inaugurates Saudi Arabia’s National Heritage Festival

King Salman bin Abdulaziz in presence of External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj inaugurated 32nd edition of Saudi Arabia’s National Heritage Festival in Janadriyah village, Riyadh. This year India is guest of honor country. Key Facts Jenadriyah is cultural and heritage festival of Saudi Arabia. It is held annually at Jenadriyah village near Riyadh. It is Read More…

Month:  Categories: Art & Culture

Tags:

Saudi Arabia allows India’s plan to ferry Haj pilgrims via sea route

Saudi Arabia has approved India’s plan to revive the option of ferrying Haj pilgrims via sea route to Jeddah. In this regard, both countries have signed bilateral annual Haj 2018 agreement. The agreement was signed by Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi and Haj and Umrah Minister of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Mohammad Read More…

Month:  Categories: International

Tags:

India, Saudi Arabia ink 5 agreements to boost bilateral co-operation

India and Saudi Arabia have singed five agreements to boost the bilateral cooperation between the two nations. The agreements were signed during the two day official visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Saudi Arabia in Riyadh. The visit to Saudi Arabia was part of PM Modi’s three-nation visit to Belgium,United States for Nuclear Security Read More…

Month:  Categories: International

Tags:

Ahmad Javed appointed as Ambassador to Saudi Arabia

Union Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) has appointed senior IPS officer Ahmad Javed as India’s Ambassador to Saudi Arabia. His appointment will fill the vacancy of the post of Ambassador in Indian Embassy in Riyadh since April 2015 after retirement of Hamid Ali Rao. He is IPS officer of 1980 batch from Maharashtra Cadre. Prior Read More…

Month:  Categories: Persons in News

Tags:

Monthly Current Affairs Compilations are also available in GKToday's Academy App for Android Mobiles. Download Now