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Red Sea Mall 200 Million Riyals Expansion Launched!
Business & Money | Wednesday 26 August, 2015 4:03 pm
The Red Sea Mall, Jeddah’s biggest shopping center and family entertainment district, formally announced the commencement of its largest expansion project in a special ceremony attended by VIP retailers, businessmen, influencers and members of the media at the Park Hyatt Hotel. The...
NWC ‘ready to serve pilgrims with state-of-the-art technology’
Environment & Energy | Wednesday 26 August, 2015 3:03 pm
Dr. Loay Ahmed Al-Musallam, NWC CEO, inspected Company facilities at the Hajj sites with several executive directors to ensure their readiness to provide the best services to pilgrims. This visit came within the framework of NWC’s plans to facilitate its operations during this year’s...
Virgin Megastore Opens Largest Apple Shop in Saudi Arabia
Business & Money | Wednesday 26 August, 2015 2:46 pm
Virgin Megastore, one of the world’s leading retail chain in electronics and entertainment, with 40 stores spread across eight countries in the Middle East, announced the opening of the biggest Apple Shop in Saudi Arabia on August 24th at its Red Sea Mall store in...
Forum highlights ills of drug addiction
Business & Money | Wednesday 26 August, 2015 7:14 am
The National Committee for Combating Drugs has launched an introductory forum on Monday, showcasing its projects and programs in Jeddah. The forum was organized in cooperation with the General Directorate of Narcotics Control (GDNC) and conducted under the auspices of Makkah Gov. Prince Khaled...
Highway gas stations revamp intensifies
Business & Money | Wednesday 26 August, 2015 2:23 am
There has been a flurry of activity on the country’s highways as service companies race to meet the Jan. 19 deadline for the revamp of dilapidated gas stations.  The Ministry of Municipal and Rural Affairs has previously handed out contracts of three and five years to five companies to...
Jeddah water project phase-II to be over by mid-2016
Environment & Energy | Wednesday 26 August, 2015 2:03 am
Jeddah’s water shortage woes will be considerably over by the middle of next year, as the second phase of the project with a capacity of one million cubic meters (MCM) is nearing completion.  “The second stage of the strategic project, worth over SR375 million, is already...
Afro Asian Assistance signs strategic partnership agreement with Al Bassami Group
Business & Money | Tuesday 25 August, 2015 1:33 pm
Afro Asian Assistance have announced a strategic partnership with Al Bassami International Business Group (BIG) of Saudi Arabia to provide a roadside assistance service in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.    The programme is named ROAD and was developed by BIG. It will offer cost...
Best services to Hajis pledged
Government | Tuesday 25 August, 2015 7:32 am
The Council of Ministers has affirmed the Kingdom’s keenness to provide best services and facilities to pilgrims. The Cabinet, chaired by Vice Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Prince Mohammed bin Naif at Al-Salam Palace in Jeddah on Monday, was briefed on the preparedness of the government...
Alwaleed, Japanese envoy discuss investment issues
Business & Money | Tuesday 25 August, 2015 2:32 am
Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal, chairman of Kingdom Holding Company (KHC), received Norihiro Okuda, Japanese ambassador to Saudi Arabia, at his office in Riyadh.  The envoy was accompanied by Katsuhiko Takahashi, minister and deputy chief of mission, and Shusuke Saito, first secretary, economic...
SR2.5bn for Haj cleanup operation
Government | Tuesday 25 August, 2015 1:30 am
 Municipal and Rural Affairs Minister Abdul Lateef Al-Asheikh was briefed on Monday about the SR2.5 billion awarded to companies contracted to clean up the holy sites during this year’s Haj. Al-Asheikh praised the country’s leaders and the various government and private agencies...