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russians march to remember slain opposition leader boris nemtsov


moscow — thousands of russians marched through moscow on sunday shouting slogans including “russia will be free!” and “putin is war!” to mark two years since opposition leader boris nemtsov was gunned down outside the kremlin. nemtsov, a former russian deputy prime minister, was a fierce critic of russian president vladimir putin. his feb. 27, 2015 death, in what appeared to be a contract killing, sparked an outpouring of anger and fear from russia’s beleaguered opposition movement. the protest in moscow was the largest opposition gathering since a similar memorial march for nemtsov last year. moscow police said 5,000 attended the event but organizers but the figure in the tens of thousands.people carry a poster during a march in memory of opposition leader boris n...






russians march to remember slain opposition leader boris nemtsov


moscow — thousands of russians marched through moscow on sunday shouting slogans including “russia will be free!” and “putin is war!” to mark two years since opposition leader boris nemtsov was gunned down outside the kremlin. nemtsov, a former russian deputy prime minister, was a fierce critic of russian president vladimir putin. his feb. 27, 2015 death, in what appeared to be a contract killing, sparked an outpouring of anger and fear from russia’s beleaguered opposition movement. the protest in moscow was the largest opposition gathering since a similar memorial march for nemtsov last year. moscow police said 5,000 attended the event but organizers but the figure in the tens of thousands.people carry a poster during a march in memory of opposition leader boris n...






ajay singh appointed leader of opposition in madhya pradesh assembly


by: pti | bhopal | published:february 23, 2017 6:20 pm ajay singh, a close confidant of senior congress leader digvijay singh, was on thursday appointed as leader of opposition in the madhya pradesh assembly for the second time. (representational image)ajay singh, a close confidant of senior congress leader digvijay singh, was on thursday appointed as leader of opposition in the madhya pradesh assembly for the second time. the appointment comes two days after party’s central observer ajay maken chaired the congress legislature party (clp) meeting at bhopal.watch what else is in the newsthe post was lying vacant since last four months, after the death of satyadev katare.“the party’s central leadership picked up ajay singhji as the leader of opposition and the state unit has been ...






russian opposition leader navalny in moscow court


closeskip in skipxembedxshare protesters took to the streets in moscow on sunday, answering calls from a prominent opposition figure to hold anti-corruption demonstrations across russia. usa todaythis file photo taken on feb. 27, 2016 shows russian opposition leader and anti-corruption blogger alexei navalny attending a memorial march marking the one-year anniversary of the assassination of russian politician boris nemtsov in central moscow.(photo: kirill kudryavtsev, afp/getty images) 8 connectlinkedinemailmoremoscow - russian opposition leader alexei navalny is making a court appearance monday, a day after being detained at a major opposition rally the previous day.tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets across russia on sunday in the biggest show of...






russian opposition leader navalny in moscow court


closeskip in skipxembedxshare protesters took to the streets in moscow on sunday, answering calls from a prominent opposition figure to hold anti-corruption demonstrations across russia. usa todaythis file photo taken on feb. 27, 2016 shows russian opposition leader and anti-corruption blogger alexei navalny attending a memorial march marking the one-year anniversary of the assassination of russian politician boris nemtsov in central moscow.(photo: kirill kudryavtsev, afp/getty images) 11 connectlinkedinemailmoremoscow - russian opposition leader alexei navalny is making a court appearance monday, a day after being detained at a major opposition rally the previous day.tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets across russia on sunday in the biggest show o...






russian opposition leader navalny expected in moscow court


moscow — russian opposition leader alexei navalny is expected to make a court appearance after being detained at a major opposition rally the previous day.tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets across russia on sunday in the biggest show of defiance since the 2011-2012 anti-government protests.almost all of sunday’s rallies were unsanctioned. a group that monitors political repression, ovd-info, published a list early monday of more than 1,000 people arrested at the moscow rally. this number can’t be immediately verified, and the moscow police previously reported half as many arrests.sunday’s protests were led by navalny, a charismatic opposition leader who has recently announced his bid for presidency. navalny was detained while walking to the rally from a nearby subw...






maharashtra budget session: won’t allow house to work if farm loans not waived,


by: express news service | mumbai | published:march 9, 2017 2:52 am leader of the opposition radhakrishna vikhe-patil.leader of opposition radhakrishna vikhe patil tuesday said the opposition would not allow the functioning of the maharashtra assembly from thursday if the government did not announce loan waiver for farmers. “the state government should bring in a one-line resolution on thursday that it will make provisions for farm loan waiver in the budget. it this does not happen tomorrow, we will not allow the assembly to function,” vikhe patil told reporters on tuesday.watch what else is making newsthe congress leader said that since the bjp-led government came to power in 2014, nearly 9,000 farmers had committed suicide in the state. “in january-february alone, as per my in...






budget ‘leak’: kerala opposition reads parallel budget


opposition benches would not heed the speaker’s request to continue listening to the budget speechthiruvananthapuram: the annual budget presentation of the left democratic front in kerala ended in anti-climax on friday, when the opposition united democratic front accused that the budget papers had leaked and were all over social media even as the finance minister was reading it.economist-turned-politician t.m. thomas isaac, the finance minister, and chief minister pinarayi vijayan were both in for a shock when opposition leader ramesh chennithala waved copies of the budget papers in the house, stating that he could read the rest of the budget speech.the intervention by the opposition leader happened when the finance minister was about two hours into his lengthy budget speech.chennithala ..






congress mlas in mp to elect opposition leader on feb 20


by: pti | bhopal | published:february 16, 2017 9:17 pmcongress mlas would elect the leader of opposition in the legislative assembly on february 20 in the presence of aicc observer and former union minister ajay makan. the post has been lying vacant since october 2016 following the death of then opposition leader satyadev katare.watch what else is in the newsmadhya pradesh congress committee (mpcc) has asked all legislators to remain present at the meeting.“a meeting has been convened for the selection of the leader of opposition. all the mlas are told to be present in this important meeting convened on february 20 at the state party headquarters,” mpcc general secretary (organisation) chandrika prasad dwivedi said today.he said makan would be the aicc observer for the meeting, which woul






russians march to honor slain opposition leader nemtsov


moscow — thousands of russians marched through moscow on sunday shouting slogans such as “russia will be free!” and “putin is war!” to mark two years since opposition leader boris nemtsov was gunned down outside the kremlin.nemtsov, a former deputy prime minister, was a fierce critic of president vladimir putin. his feb. 27, 2015, death, in what appeared to be a contract killing, sparked an outpouring of anger and fear in russia’s beleaguered opposition movement.the memorial protest was the largest opposition gathering since a similar march for nemtsov in 2016. organizers put the number of participants at just over 15,000. the police, known for underestimating attendance at political rallies, said about 5,000 people showed up. “it’s very important that after two years peopl...






gender targets can still be achieved, says liberal leader matthew guy


state opposition leader matthew guy still believes he can achieve an ambitious goal to increase the number of liberal women in parliament by 10 per cent at every election – despite five out of the last six liberal preselections being won by men.last april, mr guy became the first victorian liberal leader to set a target to lift female representation in politics, and also established a new group - women to win – to recruit, train and mentor aspiring candidates. opposition leader matthew guy says he is still committed to increasing the number of liberal women in parliament. photo: paul jeffers"if we want more women in our state parliamentary ranks then we have to get serious," he said at the time.since then, the liberals have held six consecutive preselections for the safe seats ...






protests erupt after kyrgyzstan arrests opposition leader


by: ap | bishnek | published:february 26, 2017 8:43 pm supporters of detained opposition politician omurbek tekebayev, the leader of the ata meken (fatherland) party, hold a rally in bishkek, kyrgyzstan, february 26, 2017. reuters/vladimir pirogovhundreds of people protested today in kyrgyzstan after authorities detained a prominent opposition leader on fraud and corruption charges that his supporters say are politically motivated. omurbek tekebayev was arrested after arriving at the central asian country’s main airport outside the capital bishkek on a flight from vienna.watch what else is making newsabout 300 people gathered in front of the state committee for national security, or gknb, in bishkek, later in the day to call for tekebayev’s release.“the detention of the famous p...






anti-corruption protests sweep russia, opposition leader held


by: ians | moscow | published:march 27, 2017 7:37 am russia’s main opposition leader, alexei navalny. wikimedia commonsrussia’s main opposition leader, alexei navalny, was arrested at an anti-corruption protest he organised here on sunday. thousands of people joined rallies nationwide, calling for the resignation of prime minister dmitry medvedev over corruption allegations, bbc reported.at least 500 other protesters were detained in the capital and across the country. in a tweet after his detention, navalny urged fellow protesters to continue with the demonstration.“guys, i’m fine. no need to fight to get me out. walk along tverskaya (moscow main street). our topic of the day is the fight against corruption,” he said (in russian).navalny, a lawyer and anti-corruption blogge...






russians march to remember slain opposition leader nemtsov


moscow — thousands of russians marched through moscow on sunday shouting slogans including “russia will be free!” and “putin is war!” to mark two years since opposition leader boris nemtsov was gunned down outside the kremlin.nemtsov, a former russian deputy prime minister, was a fierce critic of russian president vladimir putin. his feb. 27, 2015 death, in what appeared to be a contract killing, sparked an outpouring of anger and fear from russia’s beleaguered opposition movement.the protest in moscow was the largest opposition gathering since a similar memorial march for nemtsov last year. moscow police said 5,000 attended the event but organizers but the figure in the tens of thousands. “it’s very important that after two years people continue to come out and show their ...






russian opposition leader and putin critic alexei navalny jailed after mass prot


russian opposition leader alexei navalny was jailed for 15 days after the largest anti-government demonstrations for at least five years energised president vladimir putin's critics as presidential elections loom.mr navalny was imprisoned by a moscow court on monday after being convicted of disobeying police and fined 20,000 rubles (around $460) for organising an unsanctioned protest. russian opposition leader alexei navalny with his lawyer olga mikhailova in court on monday. photo: apmore than 1,000 people were detained in a wave of demonstrations in cities across russia on sunday. despite draconian laws forbidding unsanctioned rallies, at least 60,000 took part in more than 80 protests, according to the independent ekho moskvy radio station."you can't detain tens of thousands of ...






opposition taking cynical stand on andhra pradesh’s achievements: chandrababu na


by: pti | new delhi | published:march 23, 2017 10:55 pmandhra pradesh chief minister n chandrababu naidu on thursday hit out at opposition leader y s jaganmohan reddy for taking a “cynical stand” on the state’s achievements at a time when it was receiving international acclaim. “it is only the opposition which is not recognising the works of the government, while the state has been receiving several awards globally for its excellence in various fields,” he said at an award function here.andhra pradesh was given cnbc’s “state of the year” award on the occasion.“the opposition leader believes that everybody else works according to his style, that is why he takes a cynical stand,” the chief minister said.naidu also requested union finance minister arun jaitley, who wa...






rajasthan budget session: opposition ready turn up the heat on bjp government


by: pti | jaipur | updated: february 22, 2017 1:23 pm leader of opposition in the assembly rameshwar dudi. (source: twitter/@rameshwardudi)the budget session of the rajasthan assembly that will begin on thursday is likely to be stormy with the opposition congress planning to corner the government on a range of issues pertaining to farmers, interests of small-scale businessmen and unemployment, among others. congress is also holding a legislature party meeting in the evening on wednesday to finalise its strategy for the session.watch what else is making news“the government has neglected the interests of the farmers, youths, small businessmen and their issues will be raised in the budget session to corner the government,” leader of opposition in the assembly rameshwar dudi said.farm...






russian opposition leader alexei navalny splashed with green liquid in siberia


moscow: an unknown assailant splashed russian opposition leader alexei navalny on monday with a green liquid known to be hard to wash off as the vocal kremlin critic opened his campaign headquarters in the siberian town of barnaul.a video filmed by a navalny supporter shows the anti-corruption activist walking along a street in barnaul, more than 3000 kms from moscow, and shaking hands with residents when a man approaches him and throws the liquid at him.mystery of tom brady's stolen jersey: solvedvideo duration01:06previous slidenext slidevideo duration00:34putin opponent splashed with green liquidputin opponent splashed with green liquida man throws green liquid on russian opposition leader alexei navalny, who is planning to challenge vladimir putin in the 2018 presidential election.mys.






putin rival navalny jailed: 'kleptocracy alive and well'


closeskip in skipxembedxshare protesters took to the streets in moscow on sunday, answering calls from a prominent opposition figure to hold anti-corruption demonstrations across russia. usa todayrussian opposition leader and anti-corruption blogger alexei navalny attends a memorial march on feb. 27, 2016, marking the one-year anniversary of the assassination of russian politician boris nemtsov in central moscow.(photo: kirill kudryavtsev, afp/getty images) 50 connect 1 linkedinemailmorerussian opposition leader alexei navalny was sentenced monday to 15 days in jail and fined $350, one day after leading unprecedented anti-government protests that drew thousands to the streets of moscow and to other rallies across the country.navalny, 40, was cha...






putin rival navalny jailed: 'kleptocracy alive and well'


closeskip in skipxembedxshare protesters took to the streets in moscow on sunday, answering calls from a prominent opposition figure to hold anti-corruption demonstrations across russia. usa todayrussian opposition leader and anti-corruption blogger alexei navalny attends a memorial march on feb. 27, 2016, marking the one-year anniversary of the assassination of russian politician boris nemtsov in central moscow.(photo: kirill kudryavtsev, afp/getty images) 43 connectlinkedinemailmorerussian opposition leader alexei navalny was sentenced monday to 15 days in jail and fined $350, one day after leading unprecedented anti-government protests that drew thousands to the streets of moscow and to other rallies across the country.navalny, 40, was charged with resisting ...






putin rival navalny jailed: 'kleptocracy alive and well'


closeskip in skipxembedxshare protesters took to the streets in moscow on sunday, answering calls from a prominent opposition figure to hold anti-corruption demonstrations across russia. usa todayrussian opposition leader and anti-corruption blogger alexei navalny attends a memorial march on feb. 27, 2016, marking the one-year anniversary of the assassination of russian politician boris nemtsov in central moscow.(photo: kirill kudryavtsev, afp/getty images) 18 connectlinkedinemailmorerussian opposition leader alexei navalny was sentenced monday to 15 days in jail and fined $350 one day after leading unprecedented anti-government protests that drew thousands to the streets of moscow and to other rallies across the country.navalny, 40, was charged with resisting p...






akhilesh yadav chooses loyalist ram govind chaudhary as new leader of opposition


written by ramendra singh | lucknow | published:march 28, 2017 12:57 am former uttar pradesh education minister and samajwadi party leader ram govind chaudhary. (file photo. express photo by vishal srivastav. 18.12.2013.)samajwadi party (sp) chief akhilesh yadav on monday named eight-time mla and former minister ram govind chaudhary as leader of opposition in the state assembly and leader of the sp legislature party. the announcement came amid a number of names doing the rounds including those of stalwarts like azam khan, shivpal yadav and parasnath yadav.what appears to have worked in the 70-year-old’s favour is his loyalty to akhilesh. he was one of the few ministers who had openly supported the former chief minister during the tussle with his father mulayam singh yadav over c...






putin political rival navalny jailed after russian protests


closeskip in skipxembedxshare protesters took to the streets in moscow on sunday, answering calls from a prominent opposition figure to hold anti-corruption demonstrations across russia. usa todayrussian opposition leader and anti-corruption blogger alexei navalny attends a memorial march on feb. 27, 2016, marking the one-year anniversary of the assassination of russian politician boris nemtsov in central moscow.(photo: kirill kudryavtsev, afp/getty images) 14 connectlinkedinemailmorerussian opposition leader alexei navalny was sentenced monday to 15 days in jail and fined $350 a day after leading an anti-government protest that drew thousands to the streets of moscow and other rallies across the country.navalny, 40, was charged with resisting police orders and...






putin political rival navalny jailed after russian protests


closeskip in skipxembedxshare protesters took to the streets in moscow on sunday, answering calls from a prominent opposition figure to hold anti-corruption demonstrations across russia. usa todayrussian opposition leader and anti-corruption blogger alexei navalny attends a memorial march on feb. 27, 2016, marking the one-year anniversary of the assassination of russian politician boris nemtsov in central moscow.(photo: kirill kudryavtsev, afp/getty images) 13 connectlinkedinemailmorerussian opposition leader alexei navalny was sentenced monday to 15 days in jail and fined $350 a day after leading an anti-government protest that drew thousands to the streets of moscow and other rallies across the country.navalny, 40, was charged with resisting police orders and...






adityanath will make up uttam pradesh, says bjp as opposition attacks his hindut


new delhi: the choice of adityanath as the next chief minister of uttar pradesh has drawn criticism from the opposition parties even as the bjp stood strongly behind its leader. the opposition parties hit out at adityanath's image of hindutva hardliner, with congress leader veerappa moily calling his elevation as the "biggest assault" on secularism. "it is a big assault on secularism in the country. maybe, the bjp or rss would like to endorse their cause of hinduism. india is not hinduism. hinduism is not india. "india is built above castes and religions and 'vasudhaiva kutumbakam' (the world is one family) is the very foundation of our secular society. it is the biggest assault ever done on secularism," moily said. the bjp leaders strongly defended adityan...






maharashtra council adjourned over farm loan waiver issue


by: pti | mumbai | published:march 22, 2017 7:22 pm munde said union agriculture minister radhamohan singh had categorically said to grant loan waiver only for up farmers. (representational image)the farm loan waiver issue again rocked the maharashtra legislative council on wenesday with the opposition members creating a ruckus over their demand, leading to adjournment of the proceedings for the day. leader of opposition in maharashtra legislative council dhananjay munde dubbed the suspension of 19 opposition members from the state assembly as “murder of democracy.”earlier, 19 opposition mlas from the congress and the ncp were on wednesday suspended from the state assembly for nine months for creating ruckus during the budget presentation in the house last week.the opposition memb...






pac: mallikarjun kharge set to be pac chairman; to get cabinet rank


new delhi: the congress leadership has nominated party floor leader in lok sabha mallikarjun kharge for the post of chairman of public accounts committee (pac) of parliament. he will succeed his party colleague k v thomas who is completing three terms in the post. congress parliamentary party (cpp) leadership on tuesday wrote to the lok sabha speaker, conveying kharge’s name for the pac chairmanship, a post that traditionally goes to the main opposition party. et had reported last saturday that kharge name was under consideration of pac chairmanship. while kharge is currently congress floor leader of lok sabha without recognistion as leader of opposition, the pac post will make him entitled for a cabinet rank and an office at paliament house besides the honour of heading the prestigious ..






dhananjay munde slams devendra fadnavis over loan waiver remark; din in council


by: pti | mumbai | published:march 17, 2017 10:16 pmopposition members today created ruckus in the maharashtra legislative council over chief minister devendra fadnavis’ statements over the farm loan waiver issue. speaking in the assembly yesterday fadnavis had sought to know from the opposition if it can guarantee that no farmer suicides will take place if a debt waiver is announced. he had also accused opposition congress-ncp of shedding “crocodile tears” over the plight of farmers.leader of opposition dhananjay munde said by not making a statement in the council over the loan waiver issue, the chief minister had shown disrespect to the upper house. he demanded an apology from leader of the house, minister for cooperation chandrakant patil, for the same. patil said amid din ...






cambodian opposition chooses new leader ahead of elections


by: reuters | phnom penh | published:march 2, 2017 1:30 pm kem sokha (ap photo/file) cambodia’s main opposition party chose acting leader kem sokha as its new president on thursday after exiled leader sam rainsy resigned unexpectedly in the face of a possible ban ahead of elections. political tension has been increasing as opponents of prime minister hun sen, a former khmer rouge guerrilla, accuse him of unfair manoeuvring to maintain his grip on power in local elections in june and a general election next year.watch what else is making news:speaking to hundreds of supporters after the party vote, kem sokha said the cambodia national rescue party (cnrp) would improve public services by replacing commune chiefs from the ruling cambodian people’s party (cpp) at polls on june 4. hun...






madhya pradesh: leader of opposition demands cm shivraj singh chouhan’s resignat


by: pti | bhopal | published:march 25, 2017 6:17 pm madhya pradesh opposition calls for the resignation of chief minister shivraj singh chouhan (source: file photo)leader of opposition in madhya pradesh assembly ajay singh demanded on saturday that chief minister shivraj singh chouhan resign on “moral” grounds over the vyapam scam. the comptroller and auditor general (cag) had yesterday rapped the state government over it (the scam). the cag has passed severe strictures against the madhya pradesh government for “systematic subversion of rules” in appointment of director and controller of the scam-tainted professional examination board (also known by its hindi name,`vyapam’).government’s “shadowy” control led to erosion of the board’s credibility, the cag said in its ...






managing media monsters and brexit


politicians must ensure the media cover their news and views but it is a taxing task, as we saw last week with two flawed initiatives. opposition leader jeremy corbyn released his annual tax returns as part of a campaign to expose tax avoidance and evasion, which costs billions in lost revenues.the opposition leader receives a state salary, given the role is a key means of holding government to account. but his tax return listed it ambiguously without explanation. journalists looking for an easy story or excuses to slam him will go for the jugular if they can. and they did leaving many thinking he had not declared all his income and that something was awry. unfair but why make it easier?chancellor, phillip hammond, who refused to release his tax returns, presented a budget which was funny






shankersinh vaghela claims to have evidence against accused in naliya case


by: exprfess news service | gandhinagar | updated: february 15, 2017 12:19 am he leader of opposition in gujarat assembly and senior congress leader shankersinh vaghela.the leader of opposition in gujarat assembly and senior congress leader shankersinh vaghela tuesday said that he has “one dozen” names of people who are involved in the naliya gangrape case, along with “their cd”. he added that he was not making those names public since he did not believe in character assassination of anybody. vaghela said this in a press release issued by his office here after addressing mediapersons.several bjp leaders and workers have been arrested in the naliya gang rape case causing a major embarrassment to the vijay rupani led gujarat government.meanwhile, reacting to vaghela’s claim, deputy chief mi






troops evict opposition mps from maldives parliament


male, maldives: security forces physically ejected protesting mps from the maldives parliament monday in chaotic scenes during a failed opposition attempt to impeach the speaker and destabilise the president ahead of elections next year.lawmakers shouted and stood on their chairs and one tried to remove the speaker's seat ahead of the impeachment vote, which came a day after exiled opposition leader mohamed nasheed announced a unity pact with the president's powerful half-brother — the former strongman maumoon abdul gayoom.nasheed had hoped that the surprise alliance with gayoom, who is still nominally head of the ruling party, would provide enough parliamentary support to oust the speaker, but even with that deal the opposition maldives democratic party (mdp) apparently failed to win ...






kerala budget: kerala budget leaked on facebook, opposition alleges | thiruvanan


thiruvananthapuram: the opposition walked out of the kerala assembly over alleged leakage of the state budget on the social media. the presentation of the budget was disrupted for a while after opposition leader ramesh chennithala raised allegations that the budget was leaked through facebook. read: kerala budget 2017 highlights the opposition walked out after finance minister thomas isaac resumed budget speech. highlights of the budget were sent to media by the office of finance minister, which is said to be the reason behind the allegation. the mail was sent during the budget presentation and some of the highlights were not announced at that time. speaker p sreeramakrishnan, chief minister pinarayi vijayan and finance minister said that they were taking ...






venkaiah naidu faces opposition wrath in rajya sabha


by: pti | new delhi | published:march 16, 2017 2:01 pm union minister m venkaiah naidu. (file photo)senior minister m venkaiah naidu today faced opposition ire when he got up to rebut their criticism of the government for allowing duty free import of wheat at the time of bumper crop.angry exchanges were witnessed during the zero hour after the urban development minister termed as “unfair” the opposition criticism of the government for not fulfilling the promise of paying a minimum price equivalent to one-and-a -half-times the cost to farmers for their crop.leader of opposition ghulam nabi azad asked why should the minister “unnecessarily intervene” in the zero hour which as per rules is members’ time to raise issues pertaining to public interest.moreover, it was not his job ...






suspense over who would lead sp mlas in assembly


by: pti | lucknow | published:march 15, 2017 7:11 pmafter its shock defeat in the elections, there is much suspense on who the samajwadi party would choose as its legislature party leader, someone who would eventually become leader of the opposition in the up assembly. having emerged the largest opposition party with 47 mlas, sp chief akhilesh yadav has in this group, among others warring uncle shiv pal yadav and azam khan, who was parliamentary affairs ministers in the outgoing government, as senior party mlas.watch what else is in the newsakhilesh, who is a member of the upper house and did not contest the uttar pradesh elections this time, has called a meeting of newly elected legislators at lucknow on thursday and after taking their views may take a final decision.after a bitter ...






landmark group partners with global happiness dialogue


event to host 300 international happiness experts ahead of world government summitdubai: the world government summit 2017 announced that it has selected landmark group as exclusive partner for the global happiness dialogue that is set to be held in dubai on urday, 11 february 2017, one day ahead of the summit’s launch. the dialogue will be the latest addition to the fifth edition of the definitive summit.the global happiness dialogue is the first and largest international gathering of its kind that will convene happiness experts, government officials, and representatives of international organizations to discuss ways that help governments to ensure the happiness to their people.ohoud al roumi, minister of state for happiness and vice chair of the world government summit, stressed that the