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 SADAFCO Receives Prestigious ‘Saudi Dates Mark’ Certification
Business & Money | Sunday 19 May, 2019 1:11 pm
In yet another recognition of the high quality standards maintained across its manufacturing facilities and products,Saudia Dairy and Foodstuff Company (SADAFCO)has received the iconic ‘Saudi Dates Mark’ certification from the National Center for Palm & Dates...
Saudi's Falih says oil stocks still building, but OPEC to act if needed
Environment & Energy | Sunday 19 May, 2019 7:29 am
Saudi Arabia's Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said on Saturday that OPEC will be responsive to the oil market's needs, but that he was not sure there is an oil shortage with data, particularly from the United States, still showing inventories building. Speaking in Jeddah ahead ...
JMMC to Hold Meeting Today in Jeddah
Environment & Energy | Sunday 19 May, 2019 6:31 am
The Joint OPEC-non-OPEC Ministerial Monitoring Committee (JMMC) will hold its 14th meeting to be co-chaired by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Russia here. The meeting will discuss the status of global oil markets and other issues related to oil. ...
King Salman convenes summit of Gulf and Arab states
Government | Sunday 19 May, 2019 6:25 am
Saudi Arabia's King Salman has called for the convening of two summits of Gulf and Arab states to be held on May 30 in Makkah. The meeting will be held in conjunction with the upcoming Islamic Summit. According to a Ministry of Foreign Affairs statement, King Salman has sent an...
Saudi’s Falih says he sees no oil shortage, but OPEC to act if needed
Environment & Energy | Saturday 18 May, 2019 5:46 pm
Saudi Arabia's Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said on Saturday that he saw no oil supply shortage as global oil inventories are still rising, particularly from the United States, but OPEC will be responsive to the oil market's needs. Speaking in Jeddah ahead of a ministerial panel...
ICD, BBI sign deal for new global platform initiative
Business & Money | Saturday 18 May, 2019 7:03 am
The Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD) and Bosna Bank International (BBI) signed a Memorandum of Understanding in Jeddah related to a new initiative, a Global Platform for Private Sector where the two institutions and community of like-minded financial entities can...
Over 6.6 million Umrah pilgrims arrive in Kingdom
Tourism & Hospitality | Saturday 18 May, 2019 7:00 am
 As many as 6,639,295 pilgrims have arrived in Saudi Arabia, Saudi Press Agency said on Friday quoting the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah. In its weekly cumulative indicator, the ministry said the Saudi authorities have so far issued 7,222,369 visas to people intending to perform Umrah. The...
Ad Diriyah development authority concludes first job fair
Business & Money | Friday 17 May, 2019 6:17 am
The Ad Diriyah Gate Development Authority (DGDA) concluded its first career and training fair on Wednesday, the Saudi Press Agency reported. The fair was launched at the Diriyah Municipality last Monday and was held within the framework of the Vision 2030 reform plan, which aims to generate...
Saudi ministry launches new department for social responsibility
Technology & IT | Friday 17 May, 2019 6:11 am
The Saudi Ministry of Communications and Information Technology has introduced a new department dedicated to promoting social responsibility. As part of the ministry’s efforts to improve its services to the community, the unit aims to develop the IT and communication skills of Saudis while...
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Tourism & Hospitality | Thursday 16 May, 2019 4:06 pm
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