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Saudi Arabia wants to cement ties with India: Ambassador

Dr Saud Al Sati has been the Ambassador of Saudi Arabia to India for nearly seven years  and powered the remarkable growth of bilateral ties. In an exclusive and wide-ranging interview with the policy journal INDIA REVIEW & ANALYSIS on the occasion of his country's National Day on September 23,  the Ambassador talks about the rapid growth in bilateral ties, across an array of sectors,  the strategic investment of USD 44 bn in a mega refinery in Maharashtra and the growing counter-terrorism and security cooperation.

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Vietnam bridge between India & ASEAN

During the visit to Vietnam by Modi in 2016, economic cooperation was highlighted as a strategic priority in the ‘Comprehensive Strategic Partnership” between the two countries

Belarus will support India for UNSC and NSG: Ambassador

Vitaly A. Prima, Ambassador of Belarus to India for close to five years, is very enthusiastic about the future of bilateral relations as the two countries mark 25 years of diplomatic relations. Resident in New Delhi, Prima is also his country’s Ambassador to Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Nepal.

Only pressure on Pakistan can stop the violence: Afghan Ambassador Masood Khalili


He survived to tell the tale of how Ahmed Shah Massoud, the legendary ‘mujahid’ of the Afghan resistance against Soviet occupation, was killed by two youth posing as journalists. That assassination, on September 9, 2001, was followed by the horrors of 9/11, setting off a chain of events that catapulted terrorism to the centre-stage of international political discourse.

Building bridges through exchanges: Strengthening U.S. partnership with India, Bhutan

I am honored to be here today for the first U.S. government exchange alumni conference for India and Bhutan.

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For creating an ecologically-friendly environment in Pakistan

  Unchecked urbanisation, overpopulation, tap water mixed with sewage water, raw industrial domestic effluents going straight into River Ravi without any cleansing process. Depleting ground water without adequate recharge of ground aquifers.


Fitch raises India's FY19 GDP growth forecast to 7.8%

US multinational Fitch Ratings on Friday raised India's GDP growth forecast for the current fiscal to 7.8 per cent, up from their earlier estimate of 7.4 per cent, indicating, however, that ...