Lee suggests ensuring affordable vaccines

In his address to the ongoing 12th G20 Summit, Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has put forward two suggestions on what member countries could do together, the media reported on Sunday. The first suggestion is to ensure affordable and equitable access to vaccines, Xinhua news agency quoted The Straits Times report as saying. Lee

G20 Summit: Saudi Calls For Equitable Access To Vaccines

Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud at the opening remarks of the 2020 G20 Summit said: “We have a duty to rise to the challenge together during this summit and give a strong message of hope and reassurance to our peoples through adopting policies to mitigate this crisis.” Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al

Trump will participate in virtual G20 Summit

The White House announced that US President Donald Trump will participate in the virtual G20 Summit on Saturday and Sunday, as global leaders were trying to stem the raging Covid-19 pandemic. Although the White House confirmed the President’s participation on both days of the Summit, information about which events he would attend was not immediately

Rumi’s Verses Bring Solace During Pandemic

Mevlana Jalaluddin Rumi is a world-renowned name that transcends the borders and generations through the gem-like words of ecstasy. As a compelling figure of every culture, Rumi and his poems of love and joy are still alive. “Is solitude more precious than/Fathomless company?/ Is power over a nation/Better than to be free?/If confined in your

Saudi Arabia registers MERS death

 Saudi Arabia registered one death due to the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) virus and six new cases of infection, according to a statement issued by the Saudi health ministry. The death and new cases recorded on Friday were from the capital which has been witnessing a rise in the spread of the virus in

Kerala to intervene in nurses issue

With the Saudi Arabian authorities set to implement a new law on minimum qualifications for nurses working in government and private sectors, the Kerala government will make suitable interventions, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said. “We are aware of the proposed changes and we will do our best to help our nurses. We are going to

India cements ties with S. Arabia

The India-Saudi Arabia Joint Commission, that concluded its eleventh meeting in Neew Delhi , focused on enhancing bilateral cooperation, knowledge exchange and business ties between both nations, the finance ministry said in a statement. As many as 22 Indian ministries were represented at the talks, the statement said, reflecting both countries desire to both deepen and

Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Al Saud tops the Rich List

At $22.6 bn, Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Al Saud is richest Arab Forbes Middle East has released the names of the 100 richest Arab personalities in the world, the first position going to Saudi Arabia’s Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Al Saud with an estimated fortune of $22.6 billion. While Joseph Safra occupies second spot