Saudi Arabia Current Affairs - 2020

India to attend G20 Digital Ministers Meet

On July 22, 2020, the Union Minister of Information Technology Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad is to attend G20 Digital Ministers’ Meet. Highlights The Digital Economy Ministers Meet is hosted by Saudi Arabia. The Saudi Arabia Presidency has chosen the theme as Theme: Realizing Opportunities of the 21st century for all Under the theme, the ministers Read More…

Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps to set up Permanent Base in the Indian Ocean

The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps has announced that it will set up its permanent military base in the Indian ocean by March next year. The announcement was made by Alireza Tangsiri on 23rd June 2020. Alireza Tangsiri is the Navy Commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps. The Navy Commander informed that the move of Read More…

SIPRI: India one among top three military spender

On April 27, 2020, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) released its report on military spending of different countries in the world. According to the report, US, China and India are the three top most military spenders in 2019. Highlights Following the three top military spenders in the world, Russia and Saudi Arabia were Read More…

Extraordinary G20 Trade and Investment Ministerial Meet

On March 31, 2020, the “Extraordinary G20 Trade and Investment Ministerial Virtual Meet” was held through video conferencing. The Union Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal represented India at the meet. Highlights India had called for easy movement of health professionals and enhanced access to affordable medicines across national borders. Amidst the threat of COVID-19, India is Read More…

G20 Summit: 5 trillion USD to be injected to fight against COVID-19

On March 27, 2020, the G20 video summit was chaired by the Saudi king Salman. As a member of G20, India was represented by PM Modi. At the summit, the leaders pledged to infuse 5 trillion USD into the global economy. Highlights The summit was first of its kind with the leaders attending through video Read More…