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Riyadh set to host 40th GCC summit
Government | Tuesday 10 December, 2019 1:46 am
King Salman will chair the 40th Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Summit in Riyadh on Tuesday, with the city previously having hosted the summit on eight occasions. GCC Secretary-General Dr. Abdullatif Al-Zayani said Saudi Arabia’s hosting of the meeting reflected its leadership’s...
Minister of Finance: The government of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques is moving forward towards promoting and sustaining economic growth
Government | Tuesday 10 December, 2019 1:35 am
 Minister of Finance Mohammed bin Abdullah Al-Jadaan confirmed the intention of the government of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud to move forward towards promoting economic growth and sustainability while ensuring the achievement of financial...
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Chairs Cabinet's Session, Approving State's General Budget for Fiscal Year 2020
Government | Monday 9 December, 2019 7:27 pm
The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud chaired the Cabinet session held at Al-Yamamah Palace here today, approving the State's General Budget for the fiscal year 2020. The session started with recitation of verses from the Holy Quran. In a speech addressing...
Ministry of Culture Launches From Within Art Exhibition in Ad-Diriyah Industrial Zone
Culture & Education | Monday 9 December, 2019 12:39 pm
His Excellency Mr Hamid bin Mohammed Fayez, Vice Minister of Culture, inaugurated From Within art exhibition on Sunday evening, in Ad-Diriyah Industrial Zone, with the presence of art and culture enthusiasts. The exhibition will run until 26th December 2019, and it includes...
Bahri joins Maritime Anti-Corruption Network to promote collective anti-bribery efforts in maritime sector
Business & Money | Monday 9 December, 2019 12:25 pm
Bahri, a global leader in logistics and transportation, has become an official member of the Maritime Anti-Corruption Network (MACN), a global business network of over 110 companies working together to tackle corruption in the maritime industry. Bahri’s membership underlines its commitment to ...
Sadeem secures $2.6m financing from KAUST and Aramco funds
Business & Money | Monday 9 December, 2019 2:53 am
Sadeem, a wireless environmental sensing systems spinout company from King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) and the world’s first multi-patented sensor solution for flood, traffic, weather and air quality monitoring, has secured $2.6 million of co-investment from the...
Bahrain Win Gulf Cup for 1st Time
Sports | Monday 9 December, 2019 1:06 am
Bahrain on Sunday won for the first time the Gulf Cup of Nations final after defeating Saudi Arabia 1-0. Mohamed Al-Romaihi scored the only goal in the match to seal victory in the tournament held in Qatar. The two teams had never met each other in the final of the tournament. They were...
First Saudi Arabia G20 Finance and Central Banks’ Deputies Meeting, Held in Riyadh
Business & Money | Sunday 8 December, 2019 4:01 am
The first G20 Finance and Central Bank Deputies (FCBD) meeting of the 2020, under the Saudi G20 Presidency, was held in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 6-7 December, 2019. The Saudi Minister of Finance Mohammed Aljadaan welcomed delegates by providing the opening remarks for the meeting, Aljadaan...
Anthony Joshua wins Clash on the Dunes in Saudi Arabia on points against Andy Ruiz Jr.
Sports | Sunday 8 December, 2019 4:00 am
Anthony Joshua reclaimed his world heavyweight title belts after a points decision over Andy Ruiz Jr. in the Clash on the Dunes on Sunday morning in Diriyah, Saudi Arabia. The British boxer won by a unanimous decision from the judges after outboxing Ruiz Jr., especially in the later...
Tadawul Announces Listing Date for Saudi Aramco
Business & Money | Sunday 8 December, 2019 2:50 am
 The Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul) has announced that the listing and trading of the Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco) will start on Wednesday 11/12/2019, with the symbol 2222, and a ±10% daily price fluctuation limit. Tadawul said that on the first day of trading only, the...