Press agenda on November 29

Here are the main topics Anadolu Agency’s English Desk plans to cover on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018

Press agenda on November 29


BUENOS AIRES - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan due to arrive to attend G20 Leaders Summit.


ANKARA - Health Minister Fahrettin Koca to be special guest of Anadolu Agency’s Editor’s Desk.

ANKARA - TurkStat to release economic confidence index for November.

ANKARA -  BDDK, Turkey's banking watchdog, to release sectoral figures for October.

ISTANBUL - 2nd Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Member States Conference on Mediation to be held in Istanbul.

ISTANBUL - Vice President Fuat Oktay to attend conclusion of Standing Committee for Economic and Commercial Cooperation of the Organization of the Islamic Cooperation (COMCEC) meeting in Istanbul.

ISTANBUL - World Halal Summit Istanbul (WHSI) and 6th Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Halal Expo to start in Istanbul.

ISTANBUL - Parliament Speaker Binali Yildirim to meet Iranian counterpart Ali Larijani and to attend opening ceremony of Asian Parliamentary Assembly's general meeting.

ANKARA - Following local and international developments in case of killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.


WASHINGTON - House Foreign Affairs Committee holds hearing on US policy on Syria. James Jeffrey, special representative for Syria engagement, is due to testify. 


BEIJING - Turkish Culture and Tourism Minister Mehmet Nuri Ersoy to meet his Chinese counterpart Luo Shugang, hold a press conference, and attend concert capping China's 2018 Year of Turkish Tourism.


ASTANA - Main session of 11th round of Syria peace talks to be held in Kazakh capital.


MOSCOW - Monitoring developments after Russia seized Ukrainian ships off Crimea.

MOSCOW - President Vladimir Putin to speak at congress of Russian Popular Front (ONF).

MOSCOW - Putin to hold Security Council meeting.


ALEPPO / IDLIB - Monitoring developments in Syrian civil war.


ISLAMABAD - Premier Imran Khan likely to brief nation about government performance at conclusion of his first 100 days in office.


Pakistan: Sikh tourism to pave way for talks with India

By Aamir Latif

KARACHI, Pakistan - In a rare gesture of understanding, Pakistan and India have agreed to open a key border crossing next year ahead of the historic birthday of the founder of the Sikh religion.


JOHANNESBURG - President Cyril Ramaphosa to lead delegation to G20 Leaders Summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in his first G20 summit since taking office in February.