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Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques patronizes honoring ceremony of winners of King Khalid Prize 2019 3 Riyadh
Government | Tuesday 12 November, 2019 2:06 am
The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, then, gave away the prestigious prizes to laureates of the three branches of this year's King Khalid prize: Development Partners, Excellence for Non-profit Organizations and Sustainability. The ceremony was attended by Prince Bandar bin Abdullah bin...
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Chairs Cabinet's Session
Government | Tuesday 5 November, 2019 4:05 pm
The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud chaired the Cabinet's session held at Al-Yamamah Palace here today. At the outset of the session, the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques briefed the Cabinet on the results of his talks with President Jair Bolsonaro of the...
Prayers for rain performed across Saudi Arabia
Government | Friday 1 November, 2019 12:48 pm
Muslims across Saudi Arabia performed the Istisqa (rain-seeking) prayer in accordance with the Prophetic Sunnah during drought, praying to Allah Almighty for rainfall. King Salman urged the people throughout the Kingdom to perform the Istisqa prayer on Thursday, the Royal Court said in a...
Ministry of Finance Releases the kingdom’s Pre-Budget Statement
Government | Friday 1 November, 2019 2:33 am
Al-Jadaan also pointed out that the 2020 budget will continue the implementation of programs and initiatives that aim at strengthening the private sector’s role in the economy as the main driver of economic growth and job creation. Currently, there are 22 relevant support initiatives for the...
A Number of Royal Orders Issued
Government | Thursday 24 October, 2019 2:47 am
The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud issued today a royal order relieving Dr. Ibrahim bin Abdulaziz Al-Assaf, Minister of Foreign Affairs, of his post and appointing Prince Faisal bin Farhan bin Abdullah bin Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud as Minister of Foreign...
Saudi Arabia may allow women to perform Hajj without male guardian
Government | Sunday 20 October, 2019 4:51 am
Women could be allowed to perform the Hajj without a male guardian, Arab News has learned, with the government studying various visa options. Women are currently required to travel to Saudi Arabia to perform pilgrimages with a mahram (male guardian), or be met by him on arrival in the Kingdom,...
 Leading public, private sector organisations line up to sponsor World Tolerance Summit 2019
Government | Sunday 13 October, 2019 6:00 pm
Ministry of Human Resources & Emiratisation, Roads and Transport Authority of Dubai and Emirates Real Estate Solutions are the main sponsors of the upcoming World Tolerance Summit, which will be held at Madinat Jumeirah Conference & Events Centre on 13-14 November under the patronage of His ...
Absher for Individuals Contributes to Facilitate Acquisition of Hunting Weapons
Government | Sunday 13 October, 2019 3:23 am
The presence of firearms and pneumatic weapons was of interest to the visitors of the Saudi Falcons and Hunting Exhibition, as they are manufactured by major specialized weapons companies, for hunting weapons, that were available for sale, as the visitors were able to purchase individual and aerial ...
More than 20,000 visitors, 35 international companies and 120 speakers in the 3rd Annual Conference & Exhibition of SFDA
Government | Thursday 3 October, 2019 10:00 am
The third annual conference and exhibition of SFDA concluded yesterday in Riyadh under the generous sponsorship of His Excellency The Minister of Health Dr. Tawfiq bin Fawzan al-Rabiah, and His Excellency CEO of the SFDA, Dr. Hisham Al-Jadhey who had cut the opening tape last Monday, announcing the ...
National system for dealing with halal products launched
Government | Wednesday 2 October, 2019 2:36 am
The Council of Ministers approved the launch of the national system for dealing with halal products. This was after reviewing the minutes of the committee formed to carry out studies on the subject of supervising the slaughter of halal meat exported to the Kingdom, and the recommendation of the...