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SR978 billion budget unveiled
Government | Tuesday 19 December, 2017 5:36 pm
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman on Tuesday unveiled the general budget for the fiscal year of 2018 at the special Council of Ministers session at Al-Yamamah Palace in Riyadh. The budget projects a historic spending of SR978 billion, an increase of 5.6 percent compared to the...
‘Protectors of the Nation: Sacrifice and Giving’ Exhibition is Open for the Public at Etihad Museum
Government | Tuesday 19 December, 2017 2:12 am
‘Protectors of the Nation: Sacrifice and Giving’ exhibition, recently opened its door to the public at Etihad Museum, an entity managed by Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), which will run for six months.   The exhibition highlights the efficiency and...
King, FIFA president discuss cooperation in sports field
Government | Monday 18 December, 2017 2:33 am
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman received FIFA President Gianni Infantino at Al-Yamamah Palace in Riyadh on Sunday.   They reviewed the areas of cooperation between FIFA and General Sports Authority in the Kingdom. ...
Green Card under study
Government | Saturday 16 December, 2017 9:30 am
A “Green Card” for foreign investors is under study. If approved, it will be announced soon, Head of the Local Content and Private Sector Development Unit at the Council of Economic Affairs and Development, Advisor to the General Secretariat of the Council of Ministers, Fahad Al-Skeit...
Saudi Arabia plans $19bn boost for private sector
Government | Friday 15 December, 2017 1:46 am
Saudi Arabia is to inject SR72 billion ($19.2 billion) into the private sector of the economy in a bid to stimulate activity in the non-oil sector, which has been hit by the slowdown in government spending as a result of oil revenue weakness. Housing and small business are major beneficiaries...
Citizens’ Fund: First deposit of allowance on Dec. 21
Government | Wednesday 13 December, 2017 6:00 am
The government will make the first deposit of monetary allowance for the beneficiaries of the Citizen’s Account Program on Dec. 21, it was announced. This follows the approval of the policies of the program by the Council of Ministers on Tuesday. The policies include details of...
US chain AMC signs deal to build and operate movie theaters in Saudi Arabia
Government | Tuesday 12 December, 2017 12:46 pm
Giant US cinema chain AMC Entertainment has signed a deal to build and operate movie theaters in Saudi Arabia after the Kingdom lifted a decades-old ban. The deal, announced by AMC in a statement and confirmed by Saudi state media on Tuesday, will see the company form a joint venture with...
King Salman Patronizes the King Khalid Prize 2017
Government | Tuesday 12 December, 2017 5:32 am
Custodian of Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz patronized in Riyadh on Monday the King Khalid Prize 2017 honoring ceremony, reported the Saudi Press Agency. He was received At the venue by Prince Faisal bin Bandar bin Abdulaziz, Governor of Riyadh Region; Prince Faisal bin Khalid...
220 dignitaries arriving for Umrah as King’s guests
Government | Monday 11 December, 2017 8:00 am
Some 220 Muslim dignitaries will arrive in Madinah on Wednesday heralding the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Guests Program for Umrah this year. Minister of Islamic Affairs, Call and Guidance, General Supervisor of the Guests Program for Umrah Sheikh Saleh Al Alsheikh the program has...
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Receives British Chancellor of Exchequer
Government | Monday 11 December, 2017 6:30 am
The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud received at Al-Yamamah Palace here yesterday British Chancellor of Exchequer Philip Hammond . During the meeting, they reviewed bilateral relations, especially in economic fields and ways to further develop them in line...
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