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Day: December 1, 2018

“The Majlis – Cultures in Dialogue” Receives a Grand Opening on November 29 at the UNESCO Headquarters in Paris

Press Release
PARIS, December 1, 2018/PRNewswire/ — Under the patronage of his Highness Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani, Emir of The State of Qatar, and Her Excellency Ms. Audrey Azouly, Director-General of UNESCO Following its highly successful showcase at the Grandmaster’s Palace in Valletta, The Majlis – Cultures in Dialogue, a traveling cross-cultural exhibition organised at the initiative of the Sheikh Faisal bin Qassim Al-Thani Museum – that features a collection of a unique assembly of artefacts reflecting the interaction of civilizations in the past while encouraging dialogue in the present – raised its curtains to welcome more than 200 VIP guests on 29th November at UNESCO Headquarters – Paris, taking the audience’s delight to a new height with a speci...

A young man killed in an armed attack northeast of Baquba

Politics
Baquba, A young man was killed by unidentified gunmen northeast of Baquba, Diyala province, on Saturday night.A security source told the National Iraqi News Agency (NINA) that a young man works to generate electricity electricity, was killed by unknown gunmen near his home in the area of Abu Saida northeast of Baquba.""The body was taken to the forensic medicine department, while an investigation was opened."Source: National Iraqi News Agency

The Popular Mobilization Forces arrest two wanted terrorists in Fallujah entrance

Sports
Najaf, The Popular Mobilization forces arrested two wanted men on terrorism charges at the entrance to Fallujah."The terrorist named Abu Ayman al-Mohammadi and the terrorist Aqeel Abdul Ghani were entering the city of Fallujah," said the Imam Ali Division media in the east of Anbar.It added that after checking their identities it appeared that they are wanted to judiciary in accordance with Article 4 of terrorism, and will be handed over to the competent authorities." Source: National Iraqi News Agency

Minister of Finance Takes Part, in G20 Investor Forum

Entertainment
Riyadh, Minister of Finance Mohammed bin Abdullah Al-Jadaan participated, in the G20 Investor Forum, organized by the World Bank Group on Thursday 29 November 2018, in collaboration with the Argentine Presidency of the G20, on the sidelines of the G20 Summit held, in Buenos Aires, form 30 November to 1 December 2018,Around 70 participants, including some G20 leaders, finance ministers of the Group, a number of global institutional investors and senior executives of development financing institutions, are attending the forum.The Forum aimed to discuss ways to enhance cooperation among institutional investors and governments to motivate long-term sustainable investments, in the G20 markets and around the world.It focuses on the role of adopting policies, public-private partnerships and fina...

Minister of Finance Takes Part, in G20 Investor Forum

Entertainment
Riyadh, Minister of Finance Mohammed bin Abdullah Al-Jadaan participated, in the G20 Investor Forum, organized by the World Bank Group on Thursday 29 November 2018, in collaboration with the Argentine Presidency of the G20, on the sidelines of the G20 Summit held, in Buenos Aires, form 30 November to 1 December 2018,Around 70 participants, including some G20 leaders, finance ministers of the Group, a number of global institutional investors and senior executives of development financing institutions, are attending the forum.The Forum aimed to discuss ways to enhance cooperation among institutional investors and governments to motivate long-term sustainable investments, in the G20 markets and around the world.It focuses on the role of adopting policies, public-private partnerships and fina...

Sarraf: Lebanon is keen on relations with all countries, including Russia

Entertainment
Caretaker Minister of Defense Yaacoub Sarraf said Saturday during a rally at his residence that "Lebanon is keen on maintaining cooperative relations with all countries, including Russia.""It is Lebanon's interest that determines the issue of accepting or rejecting donations, and there is no exclusivity for any state on the issue of armaments," Sarraf added.He pointed out that "the Lebanese army is the one that decides its needs and technical issues related to donations."Source: National News Agency

Al-Jadaan, Keynote Speaker, at G20 Finance Ministers’ Meeting, Stresses Significance of Consensus

Education
Riyadh, Minister of Finance Mohammed bin Abdullah Al-Jadaan has participated in the working dinner of the G20 finance ministers on Thursday, November 29, 2018, on the sidelines of the G-20 Summit, in Buenos Aires, as the keynote speaker, at the encounter.The first session focused on the developments, in the global economy, risks surrounding volatility of financial markets and the growing trade differences, the lessons learned over the last ten years, since the Group's first summit, in November 2008, and the cooperation to meet the future challenges of achieving sustainable and comprehensive growth.While the second session tackled the financial track of the group's work and how to activate the group's role by building on what has been achieved, mechanisms to reach consensus on controversia...

Al-Jadaan, Keynote Speaker, at G20 Finance Ministers’ Meeting, Stresses Significance of Consensus

Education
Riyadh, Minister of Finance Mohammed bin Abdullah Al-Jadaan has participated in the working dinner of the G20 finance ministers on Thursday, November 29, 2018, on the sidelines of the G-20 Summit, in Buenos Aires, as the keynote speaker, at the encounter.The first session focused on the developments, in the global economy, risks surrounding volatility of financial markets and the growing trade differences, the lessons learned over the last ten years, since the Group's first summit, in November 2008, and the cooperation to meet the future challenges of achieving sustainable and comprehensive growth.While the second session tackled the financial track of the group's work and how to activate the group's role by building on what has been achieved, mechanisms to reach consensus on controversia...