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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...
‘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...
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