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SFD Inaugurates the Saudi Radiotherapy Center in Ar-Ramtha, Jordan
Healthcare | Sunday 11 July, 2021 3:27 am
The Saudi Fund for Development (SFD) has inaugurated the Saudi Radiotherapy Center for cancer patients at King Abdullah University Hospital, in the northern city of Ar-Ramtha, Jordan.The Center was inaugurated by SFD CEO, Sultan bin Abdulrahman Al-Marshad during his recent visit to the country and...
The Saudi Art Council launches its 8th edition of 21,39 Jeddah Arts exhibition, titled The Secrets of Alidades
Culture & Education | Sunday 11 July, 2021 2:24 am
With Participation of more than 34 Saudi, GCC and International artists, The Saudi Art Council launched its eighth edition, 21,39 Jeddah Arts brings together the local, global, and celestial in a captivating survey of the Saudi art scene that’s complete with cross-cultural and interstellar...
 Saudi Arabia’s Tourism Development Fund Deploys ‘Cloud First’ Strategy with Oracle to Better Enable the Kingdom’s Tourism Industry
Tourism & Hospitality | Sunday 11 July, 2021 1:15 am
Oracle today announced that Tourism Development Fund (TDF) has completed a major Oracle Cloud implementation supporting the organization’s objective in enabling investors and drive the development of Saudi’s tourism sector With a capital of USD 4 billion, TDF aims to be the key enabler of...
Details of 3rd Crown Prince Camel Festival revealed
Sports | Sunday 11 July, 2021 12:36 am
 Prince Fahd bin Jalawi bin Abdul Aziz, vice president of the Saudi Arabian Olympic Committee and president of the Saudi Camel Federation, has announced details of the third Crown Prince Camel Festival, which will begin in Taif Camel Square on Aug. 8.Prince Fahd said that the festival would...
$133 million deal signed to support Saudi entertainment sector
Business & Money | Thursday 8 July, 2021 9:10 am
The General Entertainment Authority (GEA) signed a memorandum of understanding with the Social Development Bank (SDB), to provide soft financing amounting to a total of SR500 million ($133 million). The fund will provide quality investment opportunities to contribute to the growth and...
Fashion Commission names finalists for the Saudi 100 Brands program
Business & Money | Thursday 8 July, 2021 9:06 am
The Kingdom’s Fashion Commission on Wednesday announced the finalists chosen to participate in its year-long Saudi 100 Brands program. The initiative will include training, advice and mentorship from experts in the fashion sector. The successful applicants were revealed during a ceremony at...
PIF’s Sanabil Investments increases share capital by 50% to $8bn
Business & Money | Thursday 8 July, 2021 3:42 am
The Saudi Arabian Investment Company (Sanabil Investments) on Wednesday announced that its parent company, the Public Investment Fund, had approved increasing its share capital by 50 percent to SR30 billion ($8 billion). The Saudi Cabinet approved the establishment of Sanabil Investments in...
Cars & Autos | Thursday 8 July, 2021 2:25 am
Bentley Motors is today announcing details of the company’s latest luxury model on its journey to electrification. The introduction of the new Flying Spur Hybrid builds on the success of the third generation Flying Spur, using a highly innovative third powertrain to deliver the most...
Applications surge for Microsoft for Startups’ GrowthX Accelerator programme, as deadline approaches
Business & Money | Thursday 8 July, 2021 1:22 am
 Microsoft today called for startups across Saudi Arabia to act now and register their applications for its GrowthX Accelerator programme before the 7 July deadline, as interest in the initiative continued to surge across the region.Hailed as a major boost to the region’s vibrant startup...
88% of consumers in Saudi Arabia will opt for digital banking services over visiting a physical branch post Covid-19
Business & Money | Thursday 8 July, 2021 12:20 am
 Consumer appetite for digital banking services continues to grow in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), accelerated further by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new survey conducted by Backbase with YouGov.Eighty-eight percent of respondents to the survey said that they are now more likely ...