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Saudi Arabia issues public behavior guidelines
Government | Saturday 28 September, 2019 5:00 am
Saudi Arabia gave the go ahead to the implementation of new regulations related to public decency as the country begins to issue tourism visas for visitors from nearly 50 countries for the first time. Saudi Minister of Interior Prince Abdulaziz bin Saud bin Naif approved the new rules on Friday...
KSRelief chief presented with 2019 moderation award
Government | Thursday 19 September, 2019 3:02 am
The general supervisor of the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief), Dr. Abdullah Al-Rabeeah, has been named the winner of the 2019 moderation award. Makkah Gov. Prince Khaled Al-Faisal made the announcement at a ceremony held on Wednesday in Jeddah. The award, in its...
Organizers promise ‘exceptional’ Saudi National Day celebrations
Government | Monday 16 September, 2019 1:49 am
Fireworks, concerts, festivals and international performances will be among the highlights of the 89th Saudi National Day celebrations this year. The General Entertainment Authority (GEA) has announced a season of record-breaking events for the annual celebration. At a press conference in...
Five best and worst government centres revealed
Government | Sunday 15 September, 2019 3:47 am
After reviewing the results of comprehensive evaluation report of services in 600 service centers of 29 federal government entities, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, reaffirmed that "government services are windows for...
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...