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India, Qatar Sign 7 Agreements To Boost Cooperation And Investment

India and Qatar have signed seven agreements to boost cooperation and bilateral investments. These agreements were signed during the recent visit of PM Modi to Qatar. MoUs signed: According to one memorandum of understanding (MoU), Qatar will invest in India’s National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF). The government had set up the Rs 40,000-crore NIIF… Continue reading India, Qatar Sign 7 Agreements To Boost Cooperation And Investment

GS-2, International Relations, Uncategorized

Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)

6 energy rich gulf countries and the India's evolving relationship with this regional grouping. The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) is a regional political organisation comprising the energy rich Gulf monarchies – Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates. When and why was it founded? Establishment in Abu Dhabi in 1981 |… Continue reading Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)

Big Picture, GS-2, International Relations, Uncategorized

Conflict in Middle East

The entire Middle East starting from the Gulf state of Saudi Arabia to Iran is in a crisis. The relations between the two countries which was already tense has exacerbated further in the last week or so. The execution of 46 people belonging to Shia sect on charges of terrorism by Saudi Arabia has created… Continue reading Conflict in Middle East