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‘Future Power’: An Interactive Self-Assessment Tool Allows Users in the UAE to Discover Their Future Skill
Government | Saturday 17 August, 2019 5:18 pm
The National Program for Advanced Skills (NPAS) has launched its official platform that includes the FutureFit game. The interactive self-assessment tool enables individuals to discover their ‘future power,’ or their most prominent skill out of the 12 outlined in the Advanced Skills...
GACA launches Return Initiative to facilitate pilgrims' departure
Government | Saturday 17 August, 2019 5:51 am
The General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) has announced the launch of Return Initiative, which it calls a qualitative and historic leap in terms of services being provided to pilgrims, Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported on Friday. The initiative, which is scheduled to be launched in its...
Violations by Hajj pilgrims dropped 29% compared to 2018, says Prince Khalid Al-Faisal
Government | Wednesday 14 August, 2019 2:48 am
Makkah Gov. Prince Khalid Al-Faisal thanked King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for supervising the services offered to pilgrims during this year’s Hajj, the Saudi Press Agency reported. Prince Khalid said all Saudis were proud of the efforts made to help pilgrims during their...
Minister of Interior inspects special security forces participating in Hajj security tasks
Government | Sunday 11 August, 2019 6:11 am
Prince Abdulaziz bin Saud bin Nayef bin Abdul Aziz, the Minister of Interior and Chairman of the Supreme Hajj Committee, today inspected the special security forces participating in the Hajj security tasks this year 1440 AH. During the visit, he reviewed the forces' preparations and met with...
Prince Khaled Al-Faisal Meets with Public Security Director
Government | Saturday 10 August, 2019 1:40 am
Prince Khaled Al-Faisal, Advisor to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, Governor of Makkah Region and Chairman of the Central Hajj Committee, met here today with Director of Public Security Khalid bin Qarar Al-Harbi. During the meeting, which was attended by Prince Badr bin Sultan bin...
King Salman Relief Center Concludes Distribution of Eid Clothing to Children in Zaatari
Government | Friday 9 August, 2019 10:19 pm
  The King Salman Center for Relief and Humanitarian Affairs in Jordan has completed the distribution of Eid clothing and toys to orphaned children and their families in Zaatari refugee camp for the third day in a row. The KSHP is our part of the humanitarian and relief programs offered by...
Jeddah to Makkah road named after Crown Prince
Government | Friday 9 August, 2019 12:07 am
Prince Khaled Al-Faisal, Emir of Makkah Province and adviser to Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques has approved the proposal put forward by Makkah Municipality to name the road leading to Makkah from Jeddah after Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman, deputy premier and minister of defense, based on the...
Minister of Media inspects preparations of ministry and its affiliated bodies for Hajj season
Government | Thursday 8 August, 2019 4:23 am
Minister of Media Turki bin Abdullah Al Shabana this evening visited the Media Center in Jeddah to see the progress of the preparations by the Ministry and the media bodies for the Hajj season this year 1440 AH. The minister listened to an explanation from the Center's officials regarding the...
GACA applies precise standards to improve its services
Government | Wednesday 7 August, 2019 3:47 am
During the current Haj season, the General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) has implemented several precise standards to improve the experience of the Guests of Allah from the time they arrive at King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah and Prince Muhammad bin Abdulaziz International...
Saudi forum reveals smart technologies used to enhance pilgrims’ Hajj experience
Government | Tuesday 6 August, 2019 5:16 am
 Smart technologies being used and developed in the Kingdom to improve services for Hajj pilgrims were revealed at a forum held in the holy city of Makkah. Saudi Interior Minister Prince Abdul Aziz bin Saud bin Naif inaugurated the “Advanced Technology Utilization on Hajj –...