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Shoura members demand consumer protection body
Government | Tuesday 9 June, 2015 12:47 am
Shoura Council members called for the establishment of a consumer protection commission, which would monitor prices, assure fair competition in the market, oversee consumer protection regulations, and promote awareness about consumer rights in coordination with relevant authorities.According to the ...
Government | Saturday 6 June, 2015 1:40 pm
EMIRATI STUDENTS FROM A NUMBER OF LEADING EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS EXPECTED TO SHOWCASE THE LATEST IN ICT YOUTH INNOVATIONAbu Dhabi, 6 June 2015 – Abu Dhabi Systems and Information Centre (ADSIC), the pioneering Government entity responsible for the UAE capital’s ICT agenda and transformation...
All systems go as pilgrim influx due
Government | Friday 5 June, 2015 2:02 am
Saudi missions abroad have issued 5.5 million Umrah visas until June 2.“As many as 4.9 million of the faithful have already performed Umrah this year,” said Abdullah Marghalani, assistant undersecretary for Umrah affairs at the Haj Ministry.There was a shortfall of 200,000 Umrah visas this...
New police cars launched
Government | Thursday 4 June, 2015 12:52 am
Makkah Gov. Prince Khaled Al-Faisal launched the new black and white police cars and uniforms in Jeddah recently.The colors are part of plans to distinguish the police from other security agencies falling under the Interior Ministry.Maj. Gen. Abdul Aziz Alsolee, chief of the Makkah police, said the ...
Expanded Grand Mosque can accommodate 1.85m visitors
Government | Tuesday 2 June, 2015 9:03 am
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman thanked the people of Makkah region for the warm welcome accorded to him during the pledge of allegiance ceremony held in the Holy City on Sunday.The King made the remarks while chairing the weekly session of the Council of Ministers at Al-Salam Palace...
King pledges world-class Haj services
Government | Tuesday 2 June, 2015 12:46 am
The Council of Ministers on Monday commended Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman for measures to improve services for millions of Haj and Umrah pilgrims.The Cabinet also decided to set up a fund for people injured, killed or who have gone missing in conflicts. This includes their families ...
Governor launches Supercomputing System at KAU
Government | Tuesday 2 June, 2015 12:43 am
The Supercomputing System, which has been named “Aziz,” and the Center of Excellence on the campus of King Abdulaziz University (KAU), in partnership with Fujitsu, was launched on Monday.The inauguration of “Aziz” was presided over by Jeddah Gov. Prince Mishaal bin Majed in the presence of...
Grand reception for King Salman in Makkah
Government | Monday 1 June, 2015 9:29 am
The holy city of Makkah was all decked up to receive Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman, who graced on Sunday evening a grand ceremony held by the people of Makkah region in celebration of his ascension to the throne. King Salman was received by Prince Khaled Al-Faisal, emir of Makkah...
Shoura to study anticorruption law
Government | Monday 1 June, 2015 9:24 am
A draft law with proposals such as declaration of assets, protection of witnesses and action in corruption cases will be presented in the Shoura Council on Tuesday.The “National Authority for Combating Corruption” draft law is being introduced by council members Nasser bin Dawood and Mowafaq...
Special security at mosques during Ramadan
Government | Saturday 30 May, 2015 10:41 am
The Minister of Islamic Affairs, Endowments, Call and Guidance (MIAECG) announced here Friday that its mosques across the Kingdom are ready for the upcoming month of Ramadan. Security measures will be beefed up to protect mosques following the two attacks. These security measures come in the wake...