17 Jumada II 1443 - 20 January 2022
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Alpha Dhabi Holding raises stake in Aldar Properties to 30%
Business & Money | Tuesday 4 January, 2022 9:29 am
ABU DHABI, 3rd January, 2022 (WAM) -- Alpha Dhabi Holding (ADH) has announced the acquisition of an additional 17 percent shareholding of Aldar Properties. The acquisition will increase Alpha Dhabi Holding’s shares in Aldar Properties to 29.8 percent, making it one of the largest shareholders,...
Topgolf adds a new dimension to Dubai as a golfing destination
Tourism & Hospitality | Tuesday 4 January, 2022 9:26 am
Over the last three decades, Dubai has grown in reputation as one of the world’s most exciting golf destinations. With several world-class golf courses including ones designed by the sport’s most celebrated stars, golfing enthusiasts are spoilt for choice in the emirate. As the host of major...
Hamdan bin Mohammed approves 600 housing loans worth AED600 million
Business & Money | Tuesday 4 January, 2022 9:15 am
DUBAI, 3rd January, 2022 (WAM) -- Under the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council, has approved 600...
Saudi Arabia launches e-maritime transit visa for those coming to Kingdom via cruise trips
Government | Monday 3 January, 2022 9:15 am
RIYADH - Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) announced on Saturday that it had launched an e-maritime transit visa for those coming to the Kingdom via cruise ships. The ministry said that the e-visa will be issued to those arriving via cruises, as the beneficiaries who are...
Mountains in Saudi Arabia’s Tabuk: Popular destination for those looking for snow fun
Tourism & Hospitality | Monday 3 January, 2022 9:10 am
JEDDAH: Local residents have been heading for the northwest of the Kingdom to enjoy the sight of the latest snowfall. People in the Tabuk region near the Jordanian border woke up on New Year’s Day to find the desert sands covered in a blanket of white snow. The Jabal Al-Lawz mountain...
Shurooq’s 'Al Hira Beach' to feature pro skatepark by Kota in Sharjah
Tourism & Hospitality | Monday 3 January, 2022 9:02 am
SHARJAH, 2nd January, 2022 (WAM) -- The Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) announces the development of Sharjah’s newest pro skatepark attraction which will be part of its much anticipated and upcoming beach destination, Al Hira Beach.Scheduled for completion in Q1 of 2022,...
Saudi Arabia’s Dhee Ayn lit up to mark Arabic calligraphy’s addition to UNESCO list
Culture & Education | Sunday 2 January, 2022 9:15 am
BAHA: Light shows illuminated the facades of 58 palaces in the archaeological village of Dhee Ayn in Baha to celebrate the addition of Arabic calligraphy to UNESCO’s List of Intangible Cultural Heritage.The Saudi Heritage Commission said the celebrations would last for a week and that light shows ...
Saudi custom license plate auction raising millions for Interior Ministry
Business & Money | Sunday 2 January, 2022 9:10 am
JEDDAH: An online Saudi government auction for custom license plates is attracting hundreds of bidders and raising millions. The event aims to raise funds for the General Directorate of Traffic, which operates under the ministry and is responsible for certifying the license...
Ministry of Culture Launches Podcast
Culture & Education | Sunday 2 January, 2022 8:58 am
The Ministry of Culture launched an audio podcast entitled "1949" that deals with cultural issues and discusses them in various formats to reflect what is going on in the Saudi cultural sector with its 16 various sub-sectors.The podcast "1949" will deal in each episode a topic belonging to one of...
Jazeera Paints Calls for Introspection with the Warm Embrace of 2022 Color Trends.
Business & Money | Sunday 2 January, 2022 8:30 am
Jazeera Paints, a top-notch paint and coating company, vigorously paving its way in the Kingdom, kick-starts a bracing new beginning with the launching of the “2022 Color Trends”. This year, a soulful, nourishing and enlightening four-color collection is incorporated in paint, only to reflect...