April 2016 Current Events: World News Slideshow

Updated August 5, 2020 | Infoplease Staff

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Here's a slideshow depicting the major world news events of April 2016.

Saudi Arabia Announces Aggressive Economic Plan
Crown Prince Salman bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud and King Salman of Saudi Arabia announce economic plan
Crown Prince Salman bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud, left, speaks with his son Prince Mohammed as they wait for Gulf Arab leaders ahead of the opening of Gulf Cooperation Council, also known as GCC summit, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. King Salman announced the approval for the "Vision 2030"—a 15-year plan to reduce reliance on crude oil, instead focusing on growth in non-oil areas with the goal of increasing Saudi Arabia's gross domestic product (GDP) from 16% to 50%.
Photo source: AP Photo/Hassan Ammar, File
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