DAVOS IN THE DESERT
Davos of Desert opens in Riyadh amid presence of PM Modi
The gathering — which has been termed as the ‘Davos in the desert’ is also intended to showcase the rapid transformation underway in the Kingdom as the Vision 2030 reform plans gather pace, and to offer investment opportunities for global partners.
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Strong forces using UN as instrument: PM Narendra Modi
Modi, who earlier delivered the keynote address at the high-profile Future Investment Initiative (FII), dubbed as "Davos in the desert", said a body like the UN should not merely be an institution but also an instrument for positive change.
PM Narendra Modi calls on Saudi King Salman, meets top ministers to deepen bilateral ties
This is his second visit to the Gulf Kingdom. During his first visit in 2016, King Salman conferred Saudi's highest civilian award on him. The Crown Prince visited India in February 2019, giving a further fillip to the bilateral ties.
Maiden India, Saudi Arabia Strategic Partnership Council on cards during Modi's Riyadh visit
An MoU to establish the council is expected to be signed during Prime Minister Modi’s visit. It will comprise the foreign and commerce and industry ministers from both countries. The first Strategic Partnership Council will be held in Riyadh.
India to spend $100 billion on energy infra, says PM inviting Saudi investment
Transformative technologies like Artificial Intelligence, NLP and robotics are bringing about fundamental changes in our lives. We must adopt to these technological changes and use it for the advancement of human population, said PM Modi.
PM Narendra Modi hopes to open new chapter in Indo-Saudi ties
PM Narendra Modi's visit will give a fillip to the growing defence partnership. India and Saudi are looking at closer cooperation in the area of defence industries.
The reality behind India-Saudi Arabia's growing ties
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SoftBank’s Masayoshi Son goes to Riyadh, skips conference
He also skipped a dinner held at the residence of Yasir Al-Rumayyan, the managing director of Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund, on Monday night.
I'll once again extend hand of friendship to India after 2019 elections : Imran Khan
Speaking at the high-profile Future Investment Initiative forum in Riyadh, Khan said Pakistan wants "peace with all our neighbours particularly India and Afghanistan for regional peace and stability."
Media companies, executives drop out of Saudi event over missing journalist
Economist Editor-In-Chief Zanny Minton Beddoes will not participate in the Future Investment Initiative conference in Riyadh, spokeswoman Lauren Hackett said in an email.
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