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MHRSD: 5,000 Saudi men and women join marketing jobs in 2 months
Business & Money | Thursday 20 January, 2022 10:13 am
As many as 5,000 Saudi men and women have taken up jobs in the marketing sector within two months after the decision to Saudize this key employment sector, according to Saad Al-Hammad, spokesman of the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development (MHRSD).“The ministry’s target is to...
 29th Annual MPGC to take place in Bahrain on 16 and 17 May 2022
Environment & Energy | Wednesday 19 January, 2022 5:06 pm
The 29th Annual Middle East Petroleum & Gas Conference (MPGC 2022), originally scheduled for January 2022, will now be held on 16 and 17 May 2022 in the Kingdom of Bahrain. This decision to postpone the conference was jointly taken by organiser Conference Connection and the hosts, Ministry of...
Saudi Arabia qualifies for Beijing Winter Olympics in another first
Sports | Monday 17 January, 2022 9:41 am
RIYADH — Saudi Arabia is scheduled to compete at the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing for the first time in the sports history of the country.The Saudi winter sports team skiers Salman Al-Howaish and Fayik Abdi achieved the qualification points to participate in the 2022 Winter Olympics, which...
Ministerial roundtable on sustainable future minerals underway in Riyadh
Business & Money | Tuesday 11 January, 2022 5:05 pm
RIYADH — More than 32 ministers, government representatives and nine international organizations from around the world are participating in the inaugural Ministerial Roundtable on Sustainable Future Minerals that is being held in Riyadh on Tuesday.The inaugural meeting serves as a top-level...
Employee can be terminated only with a unanimous decision of probe panel
Business & Money | Tuesday 11 January, 2022 9:12 am
RIYADH — It was stipulated in the executive regulations of Saudi Arabia’s Job Discipline Law that termination of an employee from service, as part of disciplinary measures, shall be based on a unanimous decision of the committee that has been constituted to investigate the charges against...
DMCC records best year since inception, attracts 2485 companies to Dubai in 2021
Business & Money | Monday 10 January, 2022 9:02 pm
DUBAI, 10th January 2022 (WAM) - DMCC – the world’s flagship Free Zone and Government of Dubai Authority on commodities trade and enterprise – has announced that it achieved its best year on record, attracting 2,485 companies to Dubai in 2021. The year also saw DMCC achieve its best June,...
'Joint Emirates Shield / 50' military drill continues
| Monday 10 January, 2022 8:57 pm
ABU DHABI, 10th January, 2022 (WAM) -- The 'Joint Emirates Shield / 50' military drill, launched by the Ministry of Defence on January 8th, continued today west of the Maritime Theater of the UAE. The exercise, which will continue until January 14, is part of a series of operational drills...
Failure to apply social distancing can lead to dining ban, ministry warns restaurants
Government | Monday 10 January, 2022 9:35 am
RIYADH — Serving food in restaurants will be banned in the event of failures in maintaining social distancing measures against coronavirus, according to the Ministry of Municipal and Rural Affairs and Housing.The ministry said in a statement that updated health protocols for restaurants and cafes ...
What day is it? UAE works on Friday for first time
Business & Money | Sunday 9 January, 2022 12:10 am
DUBAI: Employees and schoolchildren juggled work and studies with weekly Muslim prayers on the first ever working Friday in the United Arab Emirates as the Gulf country formally switched to a Saturday-Sunday weekend.Some grumbled at the change and businesses were split, with many moving to the...
Saudi Day at Expo 2020 celebrates the Kingdom’s past, present and future
Tourism & Hospitality | Sunday 9 January, 2022 12:02 am
DUBAI: An excited crowd gathered outside the Saudi pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai on Jan. 7, their images reflected on its award-winning LED mirror-screen display as they awaited the start of the Saudi Culture Parade. It was one of more than 18 events in celebration of the Kingdom that took place ...
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