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Eye of Riyadh
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Saudi Arabia’s non-oil, oil exports increase by 52.1% and 126.1% respectively in Q2
Business & Money | Monday 30 August, 2021 2:01 am
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s overall merchandise exports increased by 99.4% in Q2 2021 compared to Q2 2020, when international trade was impacted by COVID-related lockdowns and travel bans in numerous countries. The value of exports amounted to SR238.6 billion in Q2 2021, up from SR119.7...
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...
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...
Over 250 Industry Leaders converge at GCC’s Inaugural Edition of Smart Facilities Middle East (SFM 2021)
Business & Money | Wednesday 25 August, 2021 3:04 pm
The two-day summit saw attendance from over 250+ facility management, property owners, QA/ QC Managers, Security Professionals, Project Managers & Maintenance Engineers, among others. Dubai, 19 August 2021: Across two power-packed days, an engaged audience of over 250 key industry...
Over 200 Renowned Industry Veterans from Facilities Management Sector converged at the Inaugural Edition of the Smart Facilities Middle East
Business & Money | Wednesday 25 August, 2021 7:57 am
- Over 200 Renowned Industry Veterans from Facilities Management Sector converged at the Inaugural Edition of the Smart Facilities Middle East with the aim of embracing new perspectives to tackle the challenges faced by the facility management industry.Over 200 key industry leaders gathered from...
Saudi Arabia seeks investors to cash in on $1.3 trillion mineral resources
Business & Money | Wednesday 25 August, 2021 12:24 am
Saudi Arabia is expecting a new commodities investment boom after a report revealed the Kingdom could be sitting on $1.3 trillion worth of rare untapped mineral deposits. Khaled Al-Mudaifer, vice minister for mining affairs with the Ministry of Industry and Mineral Resources, told CNBC Arabia...
Almarai holds its 4th Almarai Conference on Food Safety
Business & Money | Wednesday 25 August, 2021 12:13 am
The fourth Conference of Almarai for Food Safety 2021 has been openedYesterday, Tuesday, by the company's CEO, Mr. Abdullah Albadr. Theconference has been conducted virtually in the presence of representativesfrom the Food and Drug Authority in Saudi Arabia, the Ministry of Health,the Ministry of...
SINAAD joins Mastercard Fintech Express program to boost innovation in Bahrain’s fintech sector
Business & Money | Tuesday 24 August, 2021 2:59 am
 SINAAD,  a fully owned subsidiary of The BENEFIT Company (National Switch of Bahrain) has joined Mastercard’s Fintech Express accelerator program in Bahrain in a partnership designed to unlock Fintech opportunities and expedite market entry for Fintech players in the Kingdom....