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Itikaf allowed only on roof of Prophet’s Mosque
Government | Sunday 1 April, 2018 6:01 am
The prospective worshipers who intend to perform the ritual of Itikaf (seclusion and staying in the mosque with the intention of worshiping) during the month of Ramadan will be allowed to do so only on the roof of the Prophet’s Mosque in Madinah. Prince Faisal Bin Salman, emir of Madinah...
International Government Communication Forum Calls for Establishment of Media Marketing Ministries
Government | Sunday 1 April, 2018 2:46 am
Participants in Sharjah’s International Government Communication Forum (IGCF 2018) have recommended the establishment of ministries for media marketing to enable governments to build the reputation and values that facilitate communication with people.   They have also called for...
Saudi Arabia signs deal with Boeing to localize defense sector
Government | Saturday 31 March, 2018 3:28 pm
Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman sponsored the signing of a joint venture agreement between the Saudi Arabian Military Industries Company (SAMI) and Boeing at the latter’s headquarters in Seattle on Saturday, the Saudi state news channel Al-Ekhbariya reported. The aim of the deal is to...
Harvard Business Review Arabia’s Special Issue on ‘Power of Communication’ Launched at IGCF 2018
Government | Friday 30 March, 2018 6:17 am
The Sharjah Press Club, operating under the Sharjah Government Media Bureau, organised an interactive session titled “The Future of Communication”, on the second day of the 7th International Government Communication Forum, in partnership with the Arabic edition of the world’s...
Launch of Ground-breaking Arab Government Communication Network at Sharjah’s IGCF 2018
Government | Thursday 29 March, 2018 1:08 pm
The International Government Communication Centre (IGCC), organisers of the 7th edition of the International Government Communication Forum (IGCF) currently being held at Expo Centre Sharjah, yesterday (Wednesday) launched the Arab Government Communication Network on the sidelines of the...
Saudi Arabia’s crown prince meets with US religious leaders, urges tolerance
Government | Thursday 29 March, 2018 6:56 am
Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met with several US religious leaders at his residence in New York on Wednesday. He was joined by Prince Khalid bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Saudi ambassador to the US, Secretary General of the Muslim World League Dr. Mohammed Al-Issa and...
Sultan Al Qasimi Presides over Introductory Discussions at IGCF 2018
Government | Wednesday 28 March, 2018 6:29 pm
The seventh edition of the International Government Communication Forum (IGCF 2018) opened today (Wednesday) with an insightful first dialogue session titled, ‘Governments and the Private Sector… Responsibilities and How they Fit in the Age of Digital Communities’, in the...
Sharjah Ruler Opens International Government Communication Forum 2018
Government | Wednesday 28 March, 2018 3:18 pm
With the following words: “How will we approach communication going forward?”  His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Mohamed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, set the tone for the International Government Communication Forum (IGCF 2018), as he addressed an...
King Salman to award $2,000 each to Saudis studying abroad
Government | Wednesday 28 March, 2018 12:19 pm
Tens of thousands of Saudi students studying abroad will each receive $2,000 from the government to support their education. King Salman approved on Wednesday a recommendation made by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to grant students abroad on government scholarships and those studying at...
Guterres praises KSA aid efforts as he welcomes Saudi crown prince to UNHQ
Government | Wednesday 28 March, 2018 6:15 am
UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres praised Saudi Arabia's global humanitarian efforts as he welcomed Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to the organization's headquarters on Tuesday. Guterres expressed his appreciation for the humanitarian contributions in the world and to the Yemeni...
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