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Saudi Civil Defense steps up safety plan for Hajj
Government | Sunday 4 August, 2019 2:11 am
Teams involved in the implementation of the medical evacuation plan and addressing emergencies involving hazardous materials during the Hajj season held a meeting on Saturday to coordinate their work to maintain pilgrim safety. The meeting, chaired by Maj. Khalid bin Abdulkarim Al-Awdah, assistant ...
SAMA's decision on repo and reverse repo rates
Government | Thursday 1 August, 2019 2:00 am
SAMA has decided to lower its repo rate from 300 basis points to 275 basis points, and its reverse repo rate from 250 basis points to 225 basis points with immediate effect. Rate adjustments are in line with SAMA's objective of preserving monetary stability. ...
 Ministry of Finance Releases Q2 2019 Budget Performance Report
Government | Tuesday 30 July, 2019 7:25 pm
His Excellency the Minister of Finance, Mohammed bin Abdullah Al-Jada’an announced today, July 30, 2019, the 2nd Quarter Performance Report of the state's budget for the fiscal year 2019. The fiscal data reflect improvement in financial performance during the first half of this year...
General Authority for Military Industries reveals procedures for issuing licenses for military industries
Government | Tuesday 30 July, 2019 3:16 pm
The General Authority for Military Industries (GAMI) organized a first-of-its-kind workshop that saw a number of leaders and members from the National Industrial Committee and local manufacturers in attendance. Held in Riyadh, the workshop focused on strategies and policies of Saudi Arabia’s...
Modern airport technology reducing pilgrim congestion at Saudi airports
Government | Tuesday 30 July, 2019 1:19 pm
The Saudi General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) has started implementing technical solutions at Jeddah’s King Abdul Aziz International Airport (KAIA) and Madinah’s Prince Mohammed bin Abdul Aziz International Airport (PMIA) to reduce pilgrim congestion during this year’s...
King, Egyptian president agree to bolster economic cooperation
Government | Monday 29 July, 2019 6:46 pm
His Majesty King Abdullah and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi, during talks in Cairo on Monday, agreed to continue enhancing economic cooperation between the two countries towards mutual prosperity. Both sides stressed the importance of the Jordan-Egypt higher committee meetings, which...
King, Abu Dhabi crown prince affirm deep-rooted, brotherly ties between Jordan, UAE
Government | Saturday 27 July, 2019 8:44 pm
 His Majesty King Abdullah and Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, during a meeting in Abu Dhabi on Saturday, reaffirmed the historical and brotherly relations between Jordan and the UAE. During the meeting, ...
National Center of Meteorology receives visit from the Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi
Government | Saturday 27 July, 2019 10:17 am
The National Center of Meteorology (NCM) received Her Excellency Shaikha Salem Al Dhaheri, Acting Secretary General of the Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD), to witness presentations on the Center’s vitally important work for the nation and to discuss strengthening collaboration...
International Naval Forces Leaders speaking at IMDEC in Accra  24-25 July
Government | Thursday 25 July, 2019 2:03 pm
Piracy, illegal fishing, and armed robberies are some of the major issues threatening the Gulf of Guinea region are among the topics to be discussed at the International Maritime Defence Exhibition & Conference (IMDEC), taking place on 24-25 July 2019 in Accra, Ghana. These...
King visits construction site of main Bus Rapid Transit station in Sweileh
Government | Thursday 25 July, 2019 7:24 am
His Majesty King Abdullah  visited the construction site of the main Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) station in Sweileh, one of the Greater Amman Municipality’s (GAM) large-scale projects and part of its strategy to develop the transport sector in the capital. During the visit, King Abdullah...