Saudi Arabia is now ready to respond to India’s concerns over the issue of the incorrect card depicted in the banknote. The sources claimed that Saudi Arabia would likely withdraw the ticket soon.
Sources close to Wion say Saudi Arabia is taking necessary action
The world map on the new 20 Riyal banknote, released to mark Saudi Arabia’s presidency of the G20 group, does not show Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh as part of India.
Earlier, MEA spokesman Anurag Srivastava said India had asked Saudi Arabia to take “urgent corrective measures” in the matter and underlined that all the territories of the Union of the Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh were an integral part of the country.
“We have seen the note you referred which gives an incorrect representation of India’s external territorial borders. The note was issued by the Saudi Monetary Authority on October 24 to mark the occasion of the Saudi presidency of the G20.” , said the spokesperson for the MEA.
“We have expressed our grave concern to Saudi Arabia, both through its ambassador in New Delhi and in Riyadh, for this blatant distortion of India’s external territorial borders on an official and legal ticket. of Saudi Arabia and called on Saudi Arabia to take urgent corrective action. steps in this regard, ”Srivastava said.
“I would like to reiterate further that all of the Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh are an integral part of India.” he added.