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Top real estate investors flock to Riyadh forum to discuss sector’s future
Business & Money | Wednesday 23 February, 2022 3:52 pm
With real estate the second largest contributing sector to Saudi Arabia's gross domestic product, investors are flocking to Riyadh to attend the Real Estate Future Forum. On its first day, the forum hosted top officials and executives in the sector, led by Majid Al-Hogail, minister...
Saudi Arabia’s residential real estate finance to be worth $162bn by 2030, says Housing Minister
Business & Money | Wednesday 23 February, 2022 12:20 pm
Saudi Arabia's residential real estate finance is expected to exceed 1.2 million contracts with a value of SR600 billion ($162 billion) by 2030, according to the Minister of Housing.  Addressing the Real Estate Future Forum on Feb. 23 in Riyadh, Majid Al-Hogail noted that the real estate...
Volume of Saudi construction contracting to reach $75bn by 2024: SCA Governor
Business & Money | Wednesday 23 February, 2022 12:05 pm
The volume of construction contracting in Saudi Arabia is expected to reach SR275 billion ($75 billion) by 2024, according to the Governor of Saudi Contractors Authority, Thabet Al-Sawyeed. Al-Sawyeed made these remarks while addressing the Real Estate Future Forum on Feb. 23 in...
ENOC Group in partnership with SAP automated over 1,000 business processes to date
Business & Money | Monday 21 February, 2022 3:52 pm
Next phase of Group’s digital transformation journey to focus on retail business segment  ENOC Group, the Official Integrated Energy Partner of Expo 2020 Dubai, today reiterated its continued commitment to its digital future by strengthening its partnership with SAP to support its...
Riyadh Season prints welcoming colors on passports of Kingdom's guests, visitors
Tourism & Hospitality | Sunday 20 February, 2022 10:44 pm
Riyadh Season prints welcoming colors on the passports of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's guests and visitors through including them on the entry stamps into Saudi Arabia at the passport ports affiliated with the King Khalid International Airport in Riyadh.  The season logo is printed in...
‘Al-Aqilat Museum’ tells the story of Saudi Arabia’s industrial beginnings
Culture & Education | Saturday 19 February, 2022 10:20 am
The exhibition "Saudi Made” opened recently as part of the Riyadh Season's events.The "Al-Aqilat Museum", which is part of the exhibition, tells the story of a group of Saudi individuals who traveled between nations for trade and livelihood. It focuses on evoking the history of Saudi industries...
Creative minds invent puzzles and board games for Saudi locals
Culture & Education | Thursday 17 February, 2022 10:32 pm
Puzzles and board games are a great way to pass time and bond with families and friends, and the COVID-19 pandemic has increased people’s interest in such pursuits.Ali Al-Mohsen, who runs Saudi Puzzles, said that he had the idea of making personalized puzzles for a long time.He creates...
Saudi IP authority adds new copyright classifications
Business & Money | Thursday 17 February, 2022 10:29 pm
The Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property announced the inclusion of new fields in the Kingdom’s optional registration copyright service. The new classifications, namely artistic and applied artistic works, photographic works, graphic works and stereoscopic topographic works, will be...
Preparations underway to mark the first Saudi Founding Day on Feb. 22
Culture & Education | Thursday 17 February, 2022 10:27 pm
Several events will be held in cities across Saudi Arabia starting from Tuesday to celebrate Founding Day and the Kingdom’s well-established roots that spanned for more than three centuries, organizers said on Wednesday.The Kingdom will mark the day for the first time on Feb. 22, after the Saudi...
King Fahd National Library aims to boost international cooperation
Culture & Education | Wednesday 16 February, 2022 6:31 pm
The King Fahd National Library has joined the International Federation of Libraries and Institutions for 2022. The federation consists of 1,600 members from 150 countries around the world.Dr. Mansour bin Abdullah Al-Zamil, secretary of the KFNL, pointed out that joining the federation is the...