The 7th edition of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Artists Camp and Exhibition of Paintings has begun at Kathmandu.Minister of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation of Nepal, Jitendra Narayan Devhas inaugurated the event.
The meeting comes ahead of the 2017 BRICS Summit to be held in Fujian province’s Xiamen city from September 3 to 5.
Bolivia’s President Eva Morales has declared that his nation has achieved “total independence” form the IMF and the World Bank.
The foriegn ministers of Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain and Egypt have expressed readiness to engage in a dialogue with Doha if it agrees to some of their demands including showing genuine willingness to stop funding terrorism.
The same was revealed by Bahrain’s foreign minister, after a two-meet with his counterparts from the other three nations.
Earlier, the US Senate approved a bill to toughen sanctions on Russia for allegedly meddling in the 2016 US Presidential election and for its annexation of Crimea in 2014.
Putin in an interview to a Russian TV channel said, more than 1000 people are working at the US embassy and consulates in Russia.That put his fortune ahead of Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates’.The latter has a net worth of around .7bn and has been at the top of Bloomberg’s rich list since 2013.But Mr Bezos slipped back into second place later in the day.Tax authorities of the five BRICS countries have signed a landmark document to establish a mechanism for taxation cooperation.The BRICS Taxation Cooperation Memorandum, signed at the fifth meeting of BRICS Heads of Tax Authorities, is the bloc’s first document that elevates taxation cooperation to the institutional level.