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21 February 2019 Current Events Saudi Arabia sees an opportunity to invest 100 billion dollars in India, says Crown Prince

The Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Mohammed bin Salman has said that Saudi Arabia will be investing an amount of 100 billion dollars in India. The investment will be made in a diverse range of areas including refining, infrastructure, agriculture, manufacturing petrochemicals, and energy. Saudi Arabia has already invested 44 billion dollars in India since Prime Minister Modi visited the Gulf Nation in 2016. The Crown Prince has also promised to invest around 20 billion dollars in Pakistan which he recently visited before coming to India.


Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman arrives in New Delhi today

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has arrived in New Delhi. In a special gesture, Prime Minister Narendra Modi broke the protocol and went to receive the Crown Prince at the airport today. Prime Minister Modi will be holding talks with the Crown Prince who is on a two-day visit to India. A wide range of issues will be addressed in the meeting and several agreements would be signed. India and Saudi Arabia enjoy close and friendly relations with each other. Saudi Arabia was also India's 4th largest trading partner in the financial year 2017- 2018. 



Saudi Arabia sees an opportunity to invest 100 billion dollars in India, says Crown Prince

The Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Mohammed bin Salman has said that Saudi Arabia will be investing an amount of 100 billion dollars in India. The investment will be made in a diverse range of areas including refining, infrastructure, agriculture, manufacturing petrochemicals, and energy. Saudi Arabia has already invested 44 billion dollars in India since Prime Minister Modi visited the Gulf Nation in 2016. The Crown Prince has also promised to invest around 20 billion dollars in Pakistan which he recently visited before coming to India.

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman arrives in New Delhi today

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has arrived in New Delhi. In a special gesture, Prime Minister Narendra Modi broke the protocol and went to receive the Crown Prince at the airport today. Prime Minister Modi will be holding talks with the Crown Prince who is on a two-day visit to India. A wide range of issues will be addressed in the meeting and several agreements would be signed. India and Saudi Arabia enjoy close and friendly relations with each other. Saudi Arabia was also India's 4th largest trading partner in the financial year 2017- 2018. 

Pan – India number "112" to be launched soon for women safety

Home Minister Rajnath Singh is going to launch an Emergency Response Support System (ERSS) keeping in mind the safety of women from New Delhi today. Presently, the number will be active in 16 states and Union territories. The states are – Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Jammu and Kashmir, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, and Uttarakhand. The service is already activated in Himachal Pradesh and Nagaland. Also, a citizen may press the power button on a smartphone thrice to activate a panic call to Emergency Response Centre (ERC). Two more portals namely -  Investigation Tracking System for Sexual Offences and Safe City Implementation Monitoring Portal will be launched by the Home Minister. 




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