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World Defense Show to generate thousands of jobs plus SR700 million economic impact: EY
Business & Money | Tuesday 11 January, 2022 5:10 pm
RIYADH — Founded by the General Authority for Military Industries (GAMI), Saudi Arabia’s inaugural World Defense Show is set to have a major impact on the Kingdom’s local economy, according to a report by consultancy Ernst & Young (EY) — generating thousands of jobs plus an economic...
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...
Qassim emir launches public transport project for Buraidah, Unaizah
Tourism & Hospitality | Tuesday 11 January, 2022 9:20 am
BURAIDAH — Al-Qassim Emir Prince Faisal Bin Mishaal announced the launch of public transport project for the city of Buraidah and Unaizah governorate. The project consists of 67 buses plying along 12 routes with 107 stops within and between Buraidah and Unaizah.The emir made the announcement...
Hajj Ministry: Permits for prayer at Rawdah Sharif and visiting Prophet’s grave will be issued once a month
Government | Tuesday 11 January, 2022 9:15 am
RIYADH — The Ministry of Hajj and Umrah announced that permits to visit and perform prayer at the Rawdah Sharif and visit the Prophet’s grave at the Prophet’s Mosque in Madinah would be issued in a gap of one month.There must be an interval of 30 days for obtaining a second permit for prayer...
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...
GASTAT set to launch fifth census in Kingdom's history ‘Saudi Census 2022’
Business & Money | Tuesday 11 January, 2022 9:06 am
RIYADH — The General Authority for Statistics (GASTAT) announced on Monday that it is preparing to launch the "Saudi Census 2022" program, which is an essential pillar of Saudi Arabia's Vision 2030.The "Saudi Census 2022" program is the fifth census in the Kingdom's history, as the last general...
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...
Acer Unveils Trio of Chromebooks for Families, Students, and Hybrid Workers
Technology & IT | Monday 10 January, 2022 2:46 pm
 The Acer Chromebook Spin 513 (CP513-2H) boosts productivity on-the-go with a sleek, convertible design, 13.5-inch VertiView® display with a 3:2 aspect ratio, long battery life and exceptional performance—powered by the octa-core MediaTek Kompanio 1380 processorThe Acer Chromebook 315...
Among G20, Saudi Arabia ranks second in economic growth
Business & Money | Monday 10 January, 2022 9:47 am
RIYADH — Saudi Arabia ranked second among the G20 countries in terms of the best economic performance during the third quarter of 2021, with posting a growth of 5.7 percent on a quarterly basis.An analysis of indices issued by the G20 countries and the International Monetary Fund showed that the...