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SFDA organizes ‘Coaching Day’ event to support leadership development
Business & Money | Monday 17 January, 2022 9:45 am
Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA) organized Sunday the “Coaching Day” event at its headquarters in Riyadh, in the presence of SFDA CEO Dr. Hisham Bin Saad Aljadhey, during which he honored the six best leaders in SFDA who adopted the coaching approach.Coaching is one of the most important...
Future Minerals Forum highlights role of the Kingdom and its future vision
Business & Money | Monday 17 January, 2022 9:36 am
RIYADH — The Ministry of Industry and Mineral Resources announced the conclusion of the Future Minerals Forum, which was held in Riyadh between Jan. 11 and 13 under the patronage of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman.The ministry said: The conference succeeded in highlighting the role...
Saudi Arabia’s box office jumps 95% in 2021, hits $238 million sales
Business & Money | Saturday 15 January, 2022 9:54 pm
RIYADH — The box office continued its growth in Saudi Arabia, with revenues totaling $238 million in 2021, an increase of 95 percent compared to 2020 revenues of $122 million, according to latest figures from Comscore.Saudi Arabia has consolidated its position as the biggest market for cinemas in ...
Saudi Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai celebrates ‘Year of Saudi Coffee 2022’
Business & Money | Saturday 15 January, 2022 9:53 pm
DUBAI — On the occasion of the designation of 2022 as the “Year of Saudi Coffee”, the Saudi Arabia’s pavilion participating in Expo 2020 Dubai highlighted, through a short film that was shown on its huge digital screen, the importance of the initiative launched by the Saudi Ministry of...
Saudi Tourism Authority, Wego form strategic partnership to promote tourism
Business & Money | Thursday 13 January, 2022 9:42 am
Wego, the largest online travel marketplace in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), and Saudi Tourism Authority (STA) have announced a strategic partnership to inspire Middle East holidaymakers to visit Saudi Arabia after more than a year of hiatus.Saudi Arabia has been recognized globally for...
World Defense Show to generate thousands of jobs plus SR700 million economic impact: EY
Business & Money | Tuesday 11 January, 2022 5:10 pm
RIYADH — Founded by the General Authority for Military Industries (GAMI), Saudi Arabia’s inaugural World Defense Show is set to have a major impact on the Kingdom’s local economy, according to a report by consultancy Ernst & Young (EY) — generating thousands of jobs plus an economic...
Ministerial roundtable on sustainable future minerals underway in Riyadh
Business & Money | Tuesday 11 January, 2022 5:05 pm
RIYADH — More than 32 ministers, government representatives and nine international organizations from around the world are participating in the inaugural Ministerial Roundtable on Sustainable Future Minerals that is being held in Riyadh on Tuesday.The inaugural meeting serves as a top-level...
Employee can be terminated only with a unanimous decision of probe panel
Business & Money | Tuesday 11 January, 2022 9:12 am
RIYADH — It was stipulated in the executive regulations of Saudi Arabia’s Job Discipline Law that termination of an employee from service, as part of disciplinary measures, shall be based on a unanimous decision of the committee that has been constituted to investigate the charges against...
GASTAT set to launch fifth census in Kingdom's history ‘Saudi Census 2022’
Business & Money | Tuesday 11 January, 2022 9:06 am
RIYADH — The General Authority for Statistics (GASTAT) announced on Monday that it is preparing to launch the "Saudi Census 2022" program, which is an essential pillar of Saudi Arabia's Vision 2030.The "Saudi Census 2022" program is the fifth census in the Kingdom's history, as the last general...
DMCC records best year since inception, attracts 2485 companies to Dubai in 2021
Business & Money | Monday 10 January, 2022 9:02 pm
DUBAI, 10th January 2022 (WAM) - DMCC – the world’s flagship Free Zone and Government of Dubai Authority on commodities trade and enterprise – has announced that it achieved its best year on record, attracting 2,485 companies to Dubai in 2021. The year also saw DMCC achieve its best June,...