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Students to use Tawakkalna app for school entry: Saudi Health Ministry
Culture & Education | Sunday 29 August, 2021 12:16 am
More than 6 million students in Saudi Arabia starting their academic year will need to declare their health status via the Ministry of Health-approved Tawakkalna app, authorities have said.In a meeting with regional education directors on Saturday, Minister of Education Dr. Hamad Al-Asheikh urged...
Saudi interior minister visits international falconry event
Business & Money | Sunday 29 August, 2021 12:15 am
 Saudi Interior Minister Prince Abdul Aziz bin Saud bin Naif on Friday visited the International Falcon Breeders Auction in Malham, north of Riyadh. The event, which will run until Sept. 5, is being organized by the Saudi Falcons Club with the participation of top falconers from around...
World Summit on Medical Technology to discuss role of biotechnology
Technology & IT | Sunday 29 August, 2021 12:08 am
Under the sponsorship of Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman, deputy prime minister and minister of defense, Prince Abdullah Bin Bandar, Minister of the National Guard, will launch the "World Summit for Medical Technology 2021". The World Summit for Medical Technology 2021 will be organized...
Schneider Electric reaches number 1 spot for sustainability in its sector by ESG rating agency Vigeo Eiris
Environment & Energy | Sunday 29 August, 2021 12:03 am
Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, received top ranking for performance in its sector by Vigeo Eiris (V.E), the principal European environmental, social and governance (ESG) rating agency and part of the Moody’s Group. Schneider has...
Ain Dubai, the world’s largest and tallest observation wheel, set to open on 21 October, 2021
Tourism & Hospitality | Thursday 26 August, 2021 12:11 pm
Dubai Holding has announced that Ain Dubai, the world’s largest and tallest observation wheel, is set to open on 21 October, 2021. Ticket sales for the city’s most anticipated attraction will also open to the public today. Standing at over 250-metres high, Ain Dubai is the latest landmark...
Saudi exports to 70 countries jump 100% in a year
Government | Thursday 26 August, 2021 12:21 am
Saudi Arabia’s exports to 70 countries around the world recorded 100 percent increase during the month of June 2021 while compared to the same period in 2020. Okaz/Saudi Gazette has learned from the statistical figures released on Tuesday by the General Authority for Statistics (GASTAT) that ...
Saudi industrial sector attracts $18.7bn in 7 months, says minister
Business & Money | Thursday 26 August, 2021 12:20 am
The Saudi industrial sector attracted investments worth SR70 billion ($18.7 billion) from the beginning of 2021 till the end of July, Bandar Alkhorayef, minister of industry and mineral resources, said in a tweet. “This leap is a translation of the support of our wise leadership and the...
Saudi Arabia launches tech initiatives to boost Kingdom’s global ranking and create more startups
Business & Money | Thursday 26 August, 2021 12:14 am
Saudi Arabia on Wednesday launched a couple of initiatives to enhance the Kingdom's global ranking in digital areas such as artificial intelligence. The announcement was made at an event called Launch held on Wednesday hosted by the Saudi Federation for Cybersecurity, Programming and Drones...
BMW Group Middle East names Osama Sherif as new Head of Corporate Communications
Business & Money | Thursday 26 August, 2021 12:11 am
BMW Group Middle East, responsible for BMW and MINI business operations across the region, has today announced the appointment of Osama Sherif as its new Head of Corporate Communications with effect from 1 st of September 2021. Based at the Regional Office in Dubai, Sherif will be...
GAZOO Racing celebrates podium finish at Ypres Rally in Belgium
Cars & Autos | Thursday 26 August, 2021 12:04 am
The GAZOO Racing (GR) World Rally Team (WRT) continued its exceptional performance in this season’s FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) recently with a podium finish at the Ypres Rally in Belgium. Kalle Rovanperä claimed third place in the No. 69 Toyota Yaris WRC following a final-day battle with ...