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VAT specialists and accounting technicians get Hadaf support
Business & Money | Friday 16 April, 2021 3:41 pm
The Human Resources Development Fund (HADAF) has extended its support to those who hold certificates of the Saudi Organization for Certified Public Accountants (SOCPA) to practice as VAT (value-added tax) specialists and accounting technicians. Under the support scheme, HADAF will extend...
GoDaddy Launches 2021 Brand Campaign to Support Entrepreneurs and Small Businesses in Saudi Arabia
Business & Money | Thursday 15 April, 2021 1:55 pm
GoDaddy Inc. (NYSE: GDDY), the company that empowers everyday entrepreneurs around the world, announced today the launch of its 2021 Brand campaign to encourage and inspire entrepreneurs and small business owners to build an online presence for their venture.   The campaign also supports...
SABIC to distribute $1.2bn in H2 2020 dividends
Business & Money | Thursday 15 April, 2021 3:56 am
The Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) has approved cash dividends amounting to SR4.5 billion ($1.2 billion) to shareholders for the second half of 2020. Eligible shares will be entitled to a dividend of SR1.5 per share, representing 15 percent of the nominal share value, the company...
Mastercard Recovery Insights: eCommerce a Covid Lifeline for Retailers with Additional $900 Billion Spent Online Globally
Business & Money | Thursday 15 April, 2021 3:26 am
As Covid-19 kept consumers around the world at home, nearly everything from groceries to gardening supplies was purchased online. According to Mastercard’s latest Recovery Insights report, this amounted to an additional $900 billion being spent in retail online around the world in 2020. Put...
Larsen & Toubro begins constructing 300MW solar plant in Saudi Arabia
Business & Money | Wednesday 14 April, 2021 2:24 am
The Renewables arm of Larsen & Toubro’s Power Transmission & Distribution Business has secured the go-ahead to begin constructing the 300MW Jeddah Solar PV Power plant. The turnkey EPC order has been received from the consortium of Masdar, EDF Renewables and Nesma...
Space Commission chairman meets with UK minister for investment
Business & Money | Wednesday 14 April, 2021 1:52 am
Prince Sultan Bin Salman, chairman of the Board of Directors of Saudi Space Commission, met on Tuesday in Riyadh with United Kingdom Minister for Investment Lord Gerry Grimstone, who was accompanied by a delegation of companies specialized in the field of space. During the meeting, they...
In-person GISEC 2021 to spark industry collaboration against cybercrime spike
Business & Money | Tuesday 13 April, 2021 3:27 pm
Dubai World Trade Centre will host GISEC from 31st May-2nd June GISEC, the most influential cybersecurity event in the Middle East and Africa, will provide an in-person meeting point for the cybersecurity ecosystem from 31st May-2nd June at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC). GISEC is...
AEC CEO Congratulates the Kingdom's Leaders on the Holy Month of Ramadan
Business & Money | Tuesday 13 April, 2021 11:47 am
Eng.  Ziad Al-Musallam, CEO of the Advanced Electronics Company (AEC), a Saudi Arabian Military Industries (SAMI) company, extended his sincere congratulations and good wishes in his name and on behalf of the company's employees, to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin...
Saudi female elected first president of Digital Cooperation Organization
Business & Money | Tuesday 13 April, 2021 11:16 am
 Saudi Arabia was elected president of the Digital Cooperation Organization (DCO) and Saudi national Deemah Alyahya was appointed the first secretary-general of the organization during its first meeting on Monday. The organization also approved the accession of Nigeria and Oman to the...
Mastercard signs MENA region’s first Tap-on-Phone agreement with Geidea
Business & Money | Tuesday 13 April, 2021 11:01 am
Global technology company Mastercard, and Geidea, the largest fintech company in Saudi Arabia by market share, have announced a strategic partnership agreement to accept Mastercard payments on Tap-on-Phone solution in Saudi Arabia – the first such agreement to be signed in the Middle East and...