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Saudi Anti-Corruption Commission, UNDP sign MoU to fight corruption
Government | Wednesday 11 September, 2019 1:24 am
The National Anti-Corruption Commission (Nazaha) and the UN Development Programme (UNDP) on Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to cooperate against corruption. Nazaha President Mazen bin Ibrahim Al-Kahmous received in his office in Riyadh the UNDP’s resident representative in ...
New Saudi oil minister to play key role at Abu Dhabi energy congress
Government | Monday 9 September, 2019 5:24 am
Saudi Arabia’s newly appointed Minister of Energy, Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman, will take center stage on Monday on the opening day of the World Energy Congress in Abu Dhabi. The minister was appointed on Sunday to replace Khalid Al-Falih, who also stepped down last week as chairman of...
Non-oil GDP grows 2.02%: SAMA
Government | Thursday 5 September, 2019 6:00 am
The Saudi economy has grown and has seen positive developments said Dr. Ahmed Alkholifey, governor of the Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority (SAMA), on Wednesday during the presentation of its 55th annual report here. The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman received SAMA’s 55th...
Saudi minister named ICOM Arab president
Government | Thursday 5 September, 2019 4:51 am
Prince Badr bin Abdullah bin Farhan Al-Saud, honorary president of the International Council of Museums (ICOM) Saudi Arabia, has been elected president of the organization’s regional alliance for Arab Countries (ICOM Arab). The election took place at a board meeting on the sidelines of the...
Cabinet appoints Al-Rumayyan Aramco chief; Al-Amoudi board member
Government | Wednesday 4 September, 2019 2:35 am
The Council of Ministers on Tuesday decided to appoint Yasir Al-Rumayyan, member of the Council of Economic and Development Affairs (CEDA), as chairman of the board of directors of the state oil giant Saudi Aramco, and Transport Minister Dr. Nabeel Al-Amoudi as member of the board. Custodian of...
First Batch of Umrah Performers for Year 1441 Arrives in the Kingdom
Government | Monday 2 September, 2019 2:39 am
The first flight carrying Umra performers for the new Hijra year 1441 arrived from Malaysia at King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah. The Ministry of Hajj and Umrah confirmed that the quality of e-services have been provided for the pilgrims to facilitate the procedures for obtaining...
Royal Orders Issued
Government | Friday 30 August, 2019 1:49 am
1. The "Riyadh Development Authority" is transformed into a Royal Commission under the name "The Royal Commission for the City of Riyadh". 2. The Commission shall have a Board of Directors chaired by the Deputy Prime Minister, and its members shall be appointed by order of...
Serving pilgrims is our top priority, Benten
Government | Tuesday 27 August, 2019 2:30 am
Makkah Emir Prince Khaled Al-Faisal inaugurated a three-day Umrah Forum and Exhibition here on Monday. The event, at Jeddah International Exhibition & Convention Center, is being organized by the Ministry of Haj and Umrah. Speaking on the occasion, Minister of Haj and Umrah, Dr. Muhammad...
UAE Minister of State Discusses Cultural Diplomacy in Washington, DC
Government | Sunday 25 August, 2019 2:31 am
United Arab Emirates Minister of States, Zaki Nusseibeh visited Washington, DC this week to lead and participate in a number of discussions on the history of cultural diplomacy in the United Arab Emirates and how soft power is and can continue to be a beneficial tool in bridging understanding and...
First pilgrims leave under Eyab initiative
Government | Sunday 18 August, 2019 5:05 am
Saudi Minister of Transport and Chairman of the General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA), Dr. Nabeel Al-Amoudi, oversaw the departure of the first  group of pilgrims under the Eyab initiative on Saturday together with GACA President Abdulhadi bin Ahmed Al-Mansouri. Eyab seeks to...