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No entry to Makkah without permit for expats
Government | Friday 27 May, 2022 4:14 am
The General Directorate of Public Security has required expatriates wishing to enter Makkah for Hajj to obtain a permit from authorities starting Thursday. For expatriates to enter the holy city, one of the following documents is required: An entry permit to work in the holy sites issued by...
Saudi crown prince, Greek PM discuss boosting joint cooperation
Government | Friday 27 May, 2022 4:13 am
Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman received a phone call on Thursday from Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, the Kingdom’s official SPA news agency reported.During the call, they reviewed the bilateral relations between the two countries, and discussed opportunities for...
DiplomaticQuarter: US Embassy celebrates 80 years of ‘shared history’ with Saudi Arabia
Government | Thursday 26 May, 2022 1:50 am
The US Embassy in Riyadh has marked the 80th anniversary of the establishment of its first diplomatic presence in Saudi Arabia, highlighting what it described as “eight decades of shared history, strong partnership and united vision” with the Kingdom. The US Legation opened in Jeddah in...
Dubai Customs issues eight customs policies to facilitate trade, develop measures and controls
Government | Thursday 26 May, 2022 1:25 am
To keep abreast of developments affecting Dubai’s foreign trade movement with various countries of the world Dubai Customs issues updates customs policies that secure the flow of trade and facilitates shipments and goods and their access to commercial markets without delay. Tariff &...
ADDED launches “Abu Dhabi Innovates”,  a general framework of innovation Ecosystem
Government | Thursday 26 May, 2022 1:20 am
Abu Dhabi Competitiveness Office (COAD), part of Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development (ADDED), launched “Abu Dhabi Innovates”, a general framework to enhance innovation framework in the Emirate, which includes 14 initiatives.   The new framework is a result of studies...
Saudi crown prince receives members of US Congress
Government | Wednesday 25 May, 2022 1:27 am
Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman received a delegation of US Congress members on Tuesday.The delegation included Chris Stewart, Guy Reschenthaler, and Lisa McClain.During the meeting, the crown prince reviewed bilateral relations and a number of issues of common...
Najm expands its on-the-road services into King Khalid Air Base
Government | Tuesday 24 May, 2022 9:48 am
Najm for Insurance Services has announced expanding its road services to King Khalid Air Base (KKAB), Khamis Mushait during an event held on May 12, 2022, in the presence of officers from KKAB and Khamis Mushait traffic unit. The announcement comes within Najm’s strategy to expand its services...
Saudi deputy defense minister, US central command chief discuss defense coordination
Government | Tuesday 24 May, 2022 9:00 am
Prince Khalid bin Salman, Saudi Arabia’s deputy minister, on Monday met the commander of the US Central Command, General Michael Kurilla, to discuss developments in the Middle East.“We discussed our joint defense coordination, addressing regional challenges, and stressed the need to work...
Dubai Customs conducts 344 training courses in Q1 2022
Government | Tuesday 24 May, 2022 8:37 am
Dubai Customs conducted 344 training courses for its employees during Q1 2022 within its strategic plan 2021-2026, which aims, among other objectives, to develop the competencies of its human capital and advance their skills and experiences.  The trainings, a total of 6,130 hours,...
Russian, Emirati officials look to enhance ‘strong ties’
Government | Monday 23 May, 2022 3:51 am
UAE and Russian officials met on Thursday to discuss ways to enhance “strong ties” between the two countries, state news agency WAM reported.  Chairman of Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Abdullah Mohamed Al-Mazrouei, held meetings with Chairman of the Russian-Emirati...