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Huawei Carrier Congress 2020 going ahead as an online event
Technology & IT | Wednesday 8 April, 2020 10:32 am
Huawei Carrier Congress 2020, a key event that discusses the future of 5G in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the role it will play in contributing towards the goals of Vision 2030, is taking place for the first time online from March 24 - April 15. The event is bringing together Huawei’s...
Virtual Meeting of Extraordinary G20 Energy Ministers to Hold Next Friday
Business & Money | Wednesday 8 April, 2020 1:35 am
The Saudi G20 Presidency will hold an Extraordinary G20 Energy Ministers’ virtual meeting on Friday 10 April 2020 to foster global dialogue and cooperation to ensure stable energy markets and enable a stronger global economy. The G20 Energy ministers will also act, alongside invited...
 KPMG recommends steps to bolster cybersecurity in the COVID-19 era
Business & Money | Wednesday 8 April, 2020 1:12 am
The outbreak of Covid-19 poses a challenge to many businesses across the globe, also impacting information security as ill-wishing threat actors actively seek to exploit the situation. With the increasing use of remote technology and employees working from home, it is crucial that...
Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture: 27,827 livestock from Romania, Ethiopia and Djibouti arrive in Kingdom
Environment & Energy | Wednesday 8 April, 2020 12:33 am
The Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture announced the arrival of 3 consignments of sheep, cows and camels from Djibouti, Ethiopia and Romania to the Kingdom. The consignments included 27,827 livestock. They arrived during the days of 12-13 / 8/1441 AH. These consignments are part of the ...
Shura Council Holds Virtual Session
Government | Tuesday 7 April, 2020 4:04 pm
Presided over by its Speaker Sheikا Dr. Abdullah bin Mohammed bin Ibrahim Al Al-Sheikh, the Shura Council held here today its virtual session. The Council approved a draft agreement between the government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine in the field of...
GACA intensifying preparations to arrange for the return of Saudi citizens abroad
Tourism & Hospitality | Tuesday 7 April, 2020 10:54 am
 In implementing the directives of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, the General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) announced that ...
Saudi Arabia’s Year of Arabic Calligraphy extended into 2021 over coronavirus concerns
Culture & Education | Tuesday 7 April, 2020 3:49 am
The Ministry of Culture’s Year of Arabic Calligraphy campaign has been extended into 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic.  The decision was announced on Sunday in a tweet by the Minister of Culture Prince Badr bin Abdullah bin Farhan.  “Due to the exceptional...
Saudi Arabia imposes 24-Hour Curfew on Riyadh, Tabuk, Dammam, Dhahran, Hafouf, Jeddah, Taif, Qatif and Khobar, Interior Ministry announces
Government | Monday 6 April, 2020 10:02 pm
An official source at the Ministry of Interior has stated that, as part of the Kingdom’s efforts to confront coronavirus pandemic, and in implementation of the recommendations of competent health authorities to raise the degree of precautionary and preventive measures to preserve the health...
King Abdullah Port Receiving Containers With Food, Drug And Medical Devices To Meet Kingdom’s Needs During Covid-19 Fight
Business & Money | Monday 6 April, 2020 3:25 am
As Saudi Arabia steps up efforts to contain the COVID-19 pandemic, King Abdullah Port re-assures its users of complete readiness to receive containers, bulk and general cargo. All terminal operations and marine services are optimized to serve all types of cargo and particularly food, drugs, and...
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Directs Shura Council to Hold Sessions via Virtual Network
Government | Monday 6 April, 2020 1:33 am
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has directed the Shura Council and its committees to hold sessions and meetings via the virtual network as of Monday 06/04/2020. ...