India urges Saudi Arabia to take ‘corrective steps’ over depiction of J&K in bank note
India conveyed its ‘serious concern’ to Saudi Arabia over depiction of J&K in bank note. The banknote, a new 20 Riyal currency, was released on October 24 to commemorate Saudi Arabia’s presidency of organizing the G-20 on November 21-22. The new Saudi currency note shows Jammu and Kashmir as a separate entity. The twenty-riyal bank note was issued by Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority on Oct 24 to commemorate Saudi Arabia’s presidency of organizing the G-20 on Nov 21-22. In a media briefing Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said, “We have conveyed our serious concerns to Saudi Arabia. We have taken up this gross misrepresentation of India ‘s exterior territorial boundaries on official and legal bank note of Saudi Arabia. We have asked the Saudi Arabia to take urgent corrective steps in this regard.” Watch the full video for more.