New Delhi: Union Minister of State for Railways E. Ahamed has been nominated by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to represent India at the inaugural function of the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology in Saudi Arabia. The function of the new university will be held on Wednesday.

It is situated at Thuvval, ab out 80 km away from Jeddah. The Minister of Commerce of Saudi Arabia had invited the Prime Minister during his recent visit to India. — PTI

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