14 Jumada II 1443 - 17 January 2022
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Saudi Arabia’s Dhee Ayn lit up to mark Arabic calligraphy’s addition to UNESCO list
Culture & Education | Sunday 2 January, 2022 9:15 am
BAHA: Light shows illuminated the facades of 58 palaces in the archaeological village of Dhee Ayn in Baha to celebrate the addition of Arabic calligraphy to UNESCO’s List of Intangible Cultural Heritage.The Saudi Heritage Commission said the celebrations would last for a week and that light shows ...
Saudi custom license plate auction raising millions for Interior Ministry
Business & Money | Sunday 2 January, 2022 9:10 am
JEDDAH: An online Saudi government auction for custom license plates is attracting hundreds of bidders and raising millions. The event aims to raise funds for the General Directorate of Traffic, which operates under the ministry and is responsible for certifying the license...
Ministry of Culture Launches Podcast
Culture & Education | Sunday 2 January, 2022 8:58 am
The Ministry of Culture launched an audio podcast entitled "1949" that deals with cultural issues and discusses them in various formats to reflect what is going on in the Saudi cultural sector with its 16 various sub-sectors.The podcast "1949" will deal in each episode a topic belonging to one of...
Saudi Arabia 2021: Top 8 Events
Tourism & Hospitality | Saturday 1 January, 2022 2:33 pm
After Vision 2030 was unveiled, many noteworthy achievements have been made to support the Kingdom’s economic diversification objectives and build a prosperous future for the people of Saudi Arabia. This year was filled with remarkable successes across the vision's three pillars; a Vibrant...
Saudi Falcons Club participates in Expo 2020
Tourism & Hospitality | Saturday 1 January, 2022 2:29 pm
DUBAI — The Saudi Falcons Club participated in Expo 2020 Dubai, through events celebrating the World Wildlife Day, which is organized this year under the theme "Life on Earth", and celebrated annually on Dece. 30.The club’s participation came within the GCC pavilion, where the club displayed,...
Ministry of Culture launches ‘Year of Saudi Coffee’ logo and website
Government | Saturday 1 January, 2022 2:14 pm
RIYADH — The Ministry of Culture on Friday unveiled the visual identity and website for its latest initiative, the “Year of Saudi Coffee”.The logo was inspired by the “Finjal” or the small coffee cup used for drinking coffee, which is also considered a symbol for Saudi generosity and...
Young Saudi’s artistic work takes Islamic geometry to new level
Culture & Education | Saturday 1 January, 2022 2:05 pm
JEDDAH: A 22-year-old artist, Lama Abdulrahman, has taken traditional Islamic art and experimented with it, creating her own unique style while still keeping the spirit of the art alive.Her main style is Islamic geometry, though she likes experimenting with many different mediums, Abdulrahman...
Japan's Waseda University index Cites Saudi Arabia as the Best Progressing Country in Digital Government
Government | Friday 31 December, 2021 1:06 pm
Riyadh, Dec. 31, 2021, SPA -- The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has climbed 23 ranks as the best progressing country in the field of digital government, according to the 16th edition of the World Digital Government Rankings Survey 2021 on digital government.According to the most recent survey of the...
New Castle United takeover is among huge gains for PIF during 2021
Business & Money | Friday 31 December, 2021 12:54 pm
RIYADH – Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund (PIF) was able to expand its excellent performance results, with seizing many huge investment opportunities locally and internationally during the year 2021.The sovereign fund is continuing the momentum of growth in its assets for the second year...
Industry and Mineral Resources Ministry launches smartphone app
Technology & IT | Friday 31 December, 2021 12:50 pm
RIYADH — The Ministry of Industry and Mineral Resources has launched its smartphone application in a bid to keep pace with the digital transformation and provide an enriching and effective user experience to enhance innovation and integration among various stakeholders.The application includes a...