Saudi Arabia excludes Jammu-Kashmir and Ladakh from Indian map from their currency

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New Delhi : India has conveyed its concern to the Gulf country over the ‘misrepresentation’ of the country’s borders in a bank note issued by Saudi Arabia last week and asked it to take ‘quick steps to fix it’. This information was given by the Ministry of External Affairs on Thursday. The global map printed on the new 20 rial note does not show Jammu and Kashmir and Leh as part of India. It was released on the occasion of the G20 group being chaired by Saudi Arabia.

External Affairs Ministry spokesman Anurag Shrivastava said that India has asked Saudi Arabia to take ‘quick right steps’ in the matter and said that the entire area of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh is an integral part of India. Srivastava said in the weekly press conference, “We have seen the banknote you are referring to which has misrepresented India’s borders. The note was issued by the Saudi Monetary Authority on 24 October on the occasion of Saudi presiding over the G20.’

He said, ‘We have conveyed our serious concern to Saudi Arabia through their Ambassador in New Delhi and also in Riyadh and have asked Saudi Arabia to take the right steps in this regard soon.’

Srivastava said, ‘I would like to say once more that the whole of Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh is an integral part of India.’ According to the news, the map did not show Pakistan-occupied Kashmir including Gilgit Baltistan as part of Pakistan. has gone. Pakistan considers Saudi Arabia its important ally and many in Islamabad see the withdrawal of PoK from the map of Pakistan as a setback to their country.

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