India has requested Saudi Arabia to take corrective steps on the misrepresentation of its territorial boundaries on a brand new financial institution notice.
The world map on the brand new 20 Riyal banknote, launched to mark Saudi Arabia’s presidency of the G20 grouping, doesn’t function Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh as a part of India.
MEA Spokesperson Anurag Srivastava stated India has requested Saudi Arabia to take “pressing corrective steps” within the matter, and emphasised that the whole Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh are integral components of the nation.
“We now have seen the banknote referred by you which supplies an incorrect depiction of India’s exterior territorial boundaries. The notice was issued by Saudi Arabian Financial Authority on October 24 to mark the event of Saudi presidency of the G20,” the MEA spokesperson stated.
“We now have conveyed our critical concern to Saudi Arabia, each by way of their Ambassador in New Delhi in addition to in Riyadh, for this gross misrepresentation of India’s exterior territorial boundaries on an official and authorized banknote of Saudi Arabia and requested Saudi Arabia to take pressing corrective steps on this regard,” Srivastava stated.