Russian President Putin and Saudi Arabia's King Salman attend a welcoming ceremony ahead of their talks in the Kremlin in Moscow. File photo/ Reuters
Russian President Vladimir Putin will visit Saudi Arabia, a traditional US ally in the Middle East, in October this year, Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said on Monday.
Falih, who was in Moscow for talks with his Russian counterpart, said Saudi companies were considering taking part in a methanol plant project in Russia's east, the Interfax news agency reported.
Russian President meetse Saudi King and Crown Prince as he seeks to cement Moscow's political and energy ties across the Mideast.
Russia and Saudi Arabia have agreed to extend a deal to keep oil production low owing to abundant world supplies, President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday. “We will extend this deal, Russia and Saudi Arabia. For how long?
They also tackled a number of latest developments, especially the situation in Syria and Yemen, and the significance of combating extremism and terrorism and working towards drying up their source
Rain was witnessed in Jebel Ali in the Emirate of Dubai and on Al Madam in the Emirate of Sharjah. Dibba Al-Fujairah,Khorfakkan also experienced moderate rain.
Under the theme, ‘Drivers of Change’, the second edition of the Women’s Economic Empowerment Global Summit (WEEGS) will address the significance of legislation in accelerating women’s empowerment and gender equity in the private sector.
The 20th edition of the traditional event, Fazza Championship for Youlah, has kicked off at the Meydan Fort in Global Village.
Dubai Cares, part of Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, hosted on Saturday the last edition of Volunteer Emirates 2019, in support of Umm Al Qura School in Um Al Quwain. This edition, which was sponsored by DP World, witnessed a participation of 200 volunteers who helped in the renovation of the school to enrich the learning environment for1,200 students.