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King receives Iraqi minister
Government | Friday 19 January, 2018 2:08 am
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman receives Dr. Salman Al-Jumaili, Iraqi acting minister of planning and commerce and co-chairman of the Saudi-Iraqi Coordination Council, and his accompanying delegation at Al-Yamamah palace in Riyadh on Thursday. During the meeting, they reviewed...
Vision 2030 provides mutual opportunity, says Chinese envoy
Government | Friday 19 January, 2018 2:01 am
The Chinese ambassador to Saudi Arabia, Li Huaxin, has said that his country considers Vision 2030 an opportunity for integration between the two countries, and that China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is compatible with it. In a press statement, Li said that a visit to China by the...
Shoura female members call for equal pay for Saudi women in private sector
Government | Thursday 18 January, 2018 2:57 am
 Two female Shoura Council members have called on the Ministry of Labor and Social Development to use its supervisory role in the Kingdom’s private sector to close the pay gap between men and women. The Shoura Council is looking into the recommendation made by Dr. Mody AlKhalaf and...
Sixth Edition of World Government Summit to Run from February 11 to 13, 2018 under Patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
Government | Wednesday 17 January, 2018 4:32 pm
Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, the sixth edition of the World Government Summit (WGS 2018) will run from February 11 to 13, 2018. The upcoming edition of the Summit will bring pivotal...
Dubai Customs to launch its events within 1st UAE Customs Week
Government | Tuesday 16 January, 2018 2:06 pm
Dubai Customs is all geared up to launch its 1st UAE Customs Week 2018 from 21 to 25 January, following and building on the success of the last two editions of Dubai Customs Week.   Sultan bin Sulayem, DP World Group Chairman & CEO and Chairman of Ports, Customs and Free Zone...
Saudi Arabia’s King Salman receives letter from president of Azerbaijan
Government | Tuesday 16 January, 2018 2:13 am
Saudi Arabia’s King Salman received a letter from Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev in Riyadh on Monday, Saudi Arabia’s state-run Al-Ekhbariya reported. Azerbaijan’s Energy Minister Parvez Shahbazov delivered the letter during a meeting with King Salman at Al-Yamama...
Saudi Arabia, Japan sign 6 MoUs
Government | Sunday 14 January, 2018 3:49 pm
Three investment licenses were granted to Japanese companies and six Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) were signed between the Kingdom and Japan on the sidelines of the Saudi-Japanese Business Forum here on Sunday. These investments are in the financial, administrative, renewable energy,...
Housing Ministry launches Ejar service after 4-yr delay
Government | Sunday 14 January, 2018 2:11 am
The Ministry of Housing finally launched its Ejar Rental Service on Tuesday amid complaints that the long-drawn-out delay in the launch of the project had exacerbated price manipulations in the rental market. The Ejar e-network allows customers to report violations by real estate brokers...
Over 2.4m pilgrims passed through Jeddah airport since November
Government | Sunday 14 January, 2018 12:13 am
More than 2.4 million pilgrims passed through King Abdulaziz International Airport (KAIA) in Jeddah since the beginning of the Umrah season, which started in November and will continue until July. A total of 1.23 million pilgrims arrived and 1.21 million of them departed through the airport, ...
Saudi Shoura calls on Justice Ministry to employ women in vacant positions
Government | Thursday 11 January, 2018 10:24 am
The Shoura Council has asked the Ministry of Justice to speed up employment of women in vacant positions and launch an awareness campaign to enlighten women on their Islamic and regulatory rights. The decision came following comments on a report presented by the Committee of Islamic and...
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