KSA Ministry of Economy and Planning'
Strengthening of GCC unity focus of 4th GCC Economic and Development Affairs Authority meeting The Ministerial Preparatory Committee of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Economic and Development Authority concluded its fourth meeting in Riyadh today, with a focus on strengthening the economic unity of Gulf countries, Under the chairmanship ......Read More
Wednesday, November 9, 2022
KSA Ministry of Economy and Planning
Saudi Arabia’s GDP rises by 8.6%, the Ministry of Economy and Planning reveals in Q3 2022 report Saudi Arabia’s GDP rises by 8.6%, the Ministry of Economy and Planning reveals in Q3 2022 report The global economy is facing one of the most tumultuous periods in recent history. As the likelihood of a global recession has ......Read More
Friday, November 4, 2022
Saudi Ministry of Economy and Planning and General Authority For Statistics To Enhance The Use of Da ...
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia: 3 October 2022 - The Saudi Arabia Ministry of Economy and Planning (MEP) and the General Authority for Statistics (GASTAT) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to enhance the use of data in the development of economic policies. The MOU establishes a framework for data and knowledge sharing between the two partners, as well as sharing enhanced statistical, scientific, and economic analysis. The agreement was signed by His Excellency Eng. Ammar Nagadi, the Vice Minister of Economy and Planning, and Dr. Fahad Aldossari, President of GASTAT. Commenting on the MOU, His Excellency Faisal Alibrahim, Minister of Economy and Planning and Chairman of ......Read More
Tuesday, October 4, 2022
Arab Achievements In The New Guinness World Records 2023 Book Revealed
OUT OF THIS WORLD! Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 30 September 2022: GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS (GWR), the global authority on record-breaking achievements, announces that GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS 2023 (GWR2023) is available in stores and online across the Arab World and globally today. The new 2023 edition ......Read More
Saturday, October 1, 2022
Ahead of Intersec Saudi Arabia, Consultancy Firm Forecasts Strong Growth and Market Transformation i ...
RIYADH: As Saudi Arabia looks to improve nationwide fire safety and industrial security regulations, the Kingdom’s demand for fire prevention and safety implementation systems is forecast to continue its upward trajectory during the next three years. Market consultancy firm 6WResearch has forecast the Kingdom’s fire safety systems ......Read More
Monday, September 12, 2022
We're back Video highlights return of Hajj to full capacity after COVID-19
Makkah: The video highlights the organization of Hajj for pilgrims from all over the world this year, after being limited to local pilgrims only during the past two years, due to the pandemic, enabling this year the largest number of Muslims around the world to perform Hajj and Umrah, and visiting the Prophet's Mosque in an atmosphere of ......Read More
Thursday, July 7, 2022
RCU Announces Detailed Plans to Develop Tram Project Spanning AlUla's Landmarks and Signs Contract ...
• Mobility company SYSTRA to complete design studies in 2023, with the tramway’s carriages resembling those from the historic Hijaz railway • Low-carbon and experiential system will call at some of AlUla’s most important locations and landmarks, with stations acting as public transport hubs for surrounding ......Read More
Tuesday, July 5, 2022
SCCI Kicks Off its Gulf Tour from Riyadh to Promote Sharjah Excellence Award
• With the aim of attracting and motivating private sector companies to participate in such innovative awards • Two new categories introduced, with meetings held across GCC countries to discuss the Awards' participation terms and requirements 13, June 2022: The Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) ......Read More
Monday, June 13, 2022
Diriyah Biennale Foundation Announces Hajj Terminal in Jeddah as the Location for First-Ever Islamic ...
Curatorial Team from left to right: Sumayya Vally, Dr. Julian Raby, Dr. Saad Alrashid, Dr. Omniya Abdel Barr, Diriyah Biennale Foundation 23 January to 23 April 2023 Diriyah, Saudi Arabia, 6 June 2022: The Diriyah Biennale Foundation (DBF) is proud to announce that the inaugural edition of the Islamic Arts Biennale will take place at the ......Read More
Monday, June 6, 2022
Construction Begins on Saudi Arabia's Jubail 3B Independent Water Project
• A groundbreaking ceremony took place today at the 570,000 m3/day Jubail 3B Independent Water Project (IWP) plant in Saudi Arabia, marking the start of construction • The plant is being built by a consortium comprised of ENGIE, Nesma Company Limited and Ajlan & Bros holding group for Saudi Water Partnership Company ......Read More
Monday, May 30, 2022
STYLI Raises Funds for Saudi Arabia's Children with Disabilities Association
• STYLI’s funds to Children with Disabilities Association will go towards providing aid to approximately 4,000 children across the Kingdom during the month of Ramadan. • The donation is part of Landmark Group’s commitment to support and empower communities across the region. Riyadh, Saudi Arabia - ......Read More
Thursday, April 21, 2022
No Rain and No Resources; Millions of Families across the Horn of Africa Pushed Closer to Catastroph ...
April 19, 2022: Desperately needed rains across the Horn of Africa have so far failed to materialise, almost a month into the current rainy season, and if these conditions continue, along with stagnant and even decreasing humanitarian aid, the number of hungry people due to drought could spiral from the currently estimated 14 million ......Read More
Tuesday, April 19, 2022
Food and Oil Price Hikes Drive up Costs for Cash-Strapped WFP Operations in West Africa as Region Fa ...
The UN World Food Programme (WFP)’s operational costs for 2022 will go up by US$ 136 million in West Africa alone due to the ripple effect of the conflict in Ukraine which is driving up global food and fuel prices. This, as acute hunger in the region has quadrupled in three years – reaching a 10-year high this year, with 43 million ......Read More
Friday, April 15, 2022
Network International's KSA Operations Certified Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard Compli ...
PCI DSS certification affirms conformity to industry’s most thorough global payment-card security standard Dubai, 14 April 2022: Network International, the leading enabler of digital commerce across the Middle East and Africa (MEA), has announced that Network International Arabia has been assessed as compliant with Payment ......Read More
Thursday, April 14, 2022
Kuwaiti Mountaineer becomes the Youngest to Climb World's Seven Volcanic Summits
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 02, 2022 – He took up exercise seriously almost all his life, but mountaineer Yousef Al Refaie has taken it to the next level setting a Guinness World Records title for being the Youngest person to climb the Seven Volcanic Summits at 24 years and 119 days. Al Refaie is not only 24 but he is also ......Read More
Saturday, April 2, 2022
Ukraine Pushes Middle East and North Africa Deeper into Hunger as food Prices Reach Alarming Highs
April 01, 2022: As the Muslim holy month of Ramadan begins, the soaring cost of food staples in import-dependent Middle Eastern and North African countries is creating ever greater challenges for millions of families already struggling to keep hunger at bay, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) said today. Traditionally a month of festivities, when families gather over traditional foods to break their day-long fast, this year millions will be struggling to buy even the most basic foods for their families as the conflict in Ukraine has pushed food prices even higher than the troubling levels at the start of the year. “We are extremely concerned about ......Read More
Friday, April 1, 2022
6 Arab Countries Achieve 60% of the UN SDGs
• Adopting additional indicators for the region and expanded the research in quantity and quality • Report identified key weaknesses in Arab countries' SDG results so far, most notably in SDG 5 (gender equality) • Six countries lead the regional scores, with a total index score of 66 or more • Only three ......Read More
Thursday, March 31, 2022
CH Carolina Herrera will Support Autism Causes in 2022, in Honour of CH Hope
In support of CH Hope, CH Carolina Herrera will support Autism awareness causes in 2022, kicking off with a Mother’s Day celebration focused around raising awareness and donating to local causes across the region, followed by a volunteer opportunity in honor of World Autism Day on April 2nd, 2022. In support of CH Carolina ......Read More
Wednesday, March 23, 2022
Seif El Hakim plans to expand his charity foundation to Dubai
Seif El Hakim, Egyptian Russian, he is a global authority on business, leadership, and exponential success. He is expanding his Egypt based foundation for charity "SEIF FOUNDATION FOR CHARITY" to Dubai. The objective of his foundation is to help people who are in need. This is a personal fulfillment. ...Read More
Saturday, March 19, 2022
What Wonderful Beef 2.0! Programme Begins On-Site Actions in KSA with the support of the Spanish Emb ...
The campaign brings the high quality and taste of European beef from Spain to the country through a series of activities Riyadh, March 17, 2022: Provacuno kicks off the second term of the What Wonderful EU Beef! campaign in KSA with a series of activities to promote European Beef in the country. The campaign is supported by the Spanish Embassy ......Read More
Thursday, March 17, 2022
Saudi Arabia's ACWA Power Announces Full Year 2021 Financial Results
- Full year financial results posted after successful IPO and listing in 2021 - Operating income before impairment loss and other expenses up by 12.5% and parent operating cash flow higher by 51.4% - SAR 560 million dividends for 2021 proposed by ACWA Power’s Board, subject to OGM approval in May 2022 Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - March 16, 2022: ACWA Power (“the Company”), a leading Saudi developer, investor, and operator of power generation, water desalination and green hydrogen plants, today announced its full-year 2021 financial results, demonstrating strong operational and financial performance in line with the ......Read More
Thursday, March 17, 2022
AlUla breaks the record for the World's Largest Hot Air Balloon Glow Show
AlUla, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - 11, March 2022: AlUla Moments in association with SAHAB (Saudi Arabian Ballooning Federation) breaks the Guinness World Records™ title for the World’s Largest Hot Air Balloon Glow Show. The record was set on the 1st of March 2022 near Hegra, the first UNESCO World Heritage Site in Saudi Arabia. ......Read More
Friday, March 11, 2022
Rally Jameel Registration Closes With 33 Teams From Around the World Set to Compete - Dr. Thuraya Ob ...
JEDDAH (SAUDI ARABIA) – March 8, 2022: Rally Jameel, which will now see 33 teams from around the world compete, has been honored with the endorsement of Dr. Thuraya Obaid, a key figure for women empowerment in the Kingdom. Reinforcing 2022’s International Women’s Day’s theme of #BreakTheBias, Dr. Obaid has emphasized the ......Read More
Tuesday, March 8, 2022
Saudi Covid Restrictions eased after 99% Vaccination achieved MOH ends Periodical Presser
Saudi Ministry of Health spokesperson Dr. Muhammad Al-Abdali, said on Sunday, March 6, that the Kingdom has successfully passed the critical stage of the pandemic, as new cases fell by 95% from numbers recorded in the last wave. Adding that critical cases also fell by 62%. Al-Abdali credited the success to the high-impact preventive ......Read More
Tuesday, March 8, 2022
Saudi Arabia Plans to Become the Middle East's Premier Financial Centre
Rebalancing the Kingdom’s economy, PRO Partner Group can help in forming businesses in different sectors 07, March 2022 - Located in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, PRO Partner Group is licensed as a Corporate Service Provider to provide company set up advice, on the ground government liaison and PRO Support to foreign companies ......Read More
Monday, March 7, 2022
Saudi Fund for Development Inaugurated New Infrastructure Projects in Djibouti Worth US$ 137 Million
Saudi - 18 February 2022: The Saudi Fund for Development (SFD) has inaugurated two new development projects in the water and housing sector and laid the foundation stone for a project in the transportation sector in Djibouti, with a total amount of US$ 137 million dollars. During an official visit to the East African ......Read More
Friday, February 18, 2022
Saudi Transport and Logistics Sector Explores Opportunities and Investments at US TRB Annual Meeting
The Saudi Transport and Logistics Sector participated in the 101st annual meeting of the Transportation Research Board (TRB) held in in Washington, D.C., USA, from 9-13 January 2022. The meeting is one of the largest global events for specialists and experts in the transport industry. It features more than 400 workshops and seminars on the latest ......Read More
Thursday, February 3, 2022
Mysterious Ancient Tombs Reveal 4,500-Year-Old Highway Network in North-West Arabia
• This caps a year of tremendous progress by archaeological teams in advancing knowledge about the people of ancient Arabia – and points the way to more achievements in 2022 • Fieldwork successes are establishing the landmark Kingdoms Institute research core in AlUla • New analysis of ‘funerary avenues’ ......Read More
Monday, January 10, 2022
YORK signs MoU with King Abdullah Port to Strengthen efforts to transform Saudi Arabia into Top Glob ...
Agreement aims to improve the Kingdom’s marine services by providing marine vessel maintenance and repair services Jeddah: In line with Saudi Arabia's Vision 2030 goal to develop the capabilities of the marine sector in the Kingdom, the Ports Development Company (PDC), the owner and developer of King Abdullah Port, signed at its ......Read More
Tuesday, December 14, 2021