A man carries his suitcase through a field as he tries to cross the border between Venezuela and Brazil in Pacaraima, Roraima state, Brazil. Venezuelans frustrated over their nation’s crippling food and medical shortages are expected to join opposition leaders Saturday in a potentially risky push to deliver international aid that Nicolas Maduro has refused to accept into the country.
Riyadh’s national oil giant Saudi Aramco said it had signed an agreement to form a Saudi-Chinese joint venture -- worth more than $10 billion -- to develop a refining and petrochemical complex in northeastern Liaoning province. read more
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is visiting Beijing on a tour of Asia just a month after a Saudi woman made global headlines by barricading herself in a Bangkok airport hotel to avoid being sent home to her family. read more
During his interactions with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday, the prince brought up real-time intelligence-sharing to counter terrorists threats and closer cooperation on maritime security in the Indian Ocean region, the people said on condition... read more
External affairs ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has also announced an increase in the quota for Indian Haj pilgrims to 2 lakh from the present 1.75 lakh. read more
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman lauded the IT sector in India. Saudi Crown Prince said that there are opportunities of investing over $100 billion in India. “PM Modi visited Saudi Arabia in 2016 and we have achieved success in these years. We have invested around $44 billion in India,” Saudi Prince said. Prince Salman called for a common planning between India and Saudi Arabia to tackle various issues. (Hindustan Times)read more
Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman has said that his country sees an opportunity to invest as much as $100 billion in various sectors in India in the coming few years. Addressing a joint press conference with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the crown prince said his country had invested $44 billion since 2016 in India, when PM Modi had visited the country, and had benefitted from it.
PM Modi held bilateral talks on Wednesday with visiting Saudi Prince Salman in New Delhi as the two countries seek to deepen their ties and frame a common strategy to deal with the challenges posed by terror. read more