12 Dhu al-Qi'dah 1442 - 22 June 2021
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HRC signs MoU to promote human rights in Saudi Arabia
Business & Money | Tuesday 1 June, 2021 8:21 am
The Human Rights Commission (HRC) on Monday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Saudi Lawyers’ Association to boost cooperation. The MoU aims to enhance coordination between the two sides to protect human rights and develop the local legal sector along modern lines within the ...
SolarWinds President and CEO, Sudhakar Ramakrishna, to Deliver Keynote Address at 2021 Gulf Information Security Expo & Conference (GISEC)
Technology & IT | Monday 31 May, 2021 8:36 pm
Company to showcase IT operations management product innovations SolarWinds (NYSE:SWI), a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT management software, today announced its participation at GISEC Expo & Conference May 31 – June 2, 2021 in Dubai, United Arab...
Red Sea Development Co. inaugurates first 100% renewable bottled water plant in Saudi Arabia
Business & Money | Monday 31 May, 2021 7:58 am
The Red Sea Development Co. (TRSDC) inaugurated the first desalination plant using solar and wind energy in the Kingdom as part of efforts to preserve the environment by limiting carbon emissions.Ahmed Ghazi Darwish, chief of staff at TRSDC, said that the project was launched in collaboration with...
Saudi Arabia’s non-oil, oil exports increase by 42.9% and 75.0% in March 2021
Business & Money | Monday 31 May, 2021 4:04 am
 The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s overall merchandise exports increased by 64.0% in March 2021 compared to March 2020. The value of exports amounted to SR74.7 billion in March 2021, up from SR45.6 billion in March 2020. This increase originated mainly from oil exports, which rose by SR22.4...
Uber appoints new General Manager for the Middle East, North Africa and Pakistan region
Business & Money | Monday 31 May, 2021 2:12 am
 Uber today announced the appointment of Saad Pall as the new General Manager for Uber across the Middle East, North Africa and Pakistan. The role covers Uber’s business in 36 cities across 8 countries in the region. Saad will lead the next phase of growth for Uber’s ride-sharing...
Hajj smart card wins Makkah Excellence Award
Government | Sunday 30 May, 2021 8:54 am
The Saudi Ministry of Hajj and Umrah has won the Makkah Award of Excellence in Hajj and Umrah services for its efforts during the pandemic and the steps it took to introduce innovative technology systems aimed at facilitating the procedures for pilgrims, including the Hajj smart card. Dr....
GACA: A circular for air carriers to lift travel restrictions for those arriving in the Kingdom from 11 countries
Tourism & Hospitality | Sunday 30 May, 2021 3:08 am
The General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) has issued instructions to all airliners operating in the Kingdom's airports, regarding the update of lifting travel restrictions on travelers arriving to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.The circular provides for permitting entry to the Kingdom for those...
Saudi Interior Minister Meets with CEOS of Leading German Corporations
Government | Sunday 30 May, 2021 2:57 am
Prince Abdulaziz bin Saud bin Naif bin Abdulaziz, Saudi Minister of Interior, met at his residence here today with Chief Executive officers of various leading German companies, including Hensoldt, Airbus for Defense and Space, Veredus, ThyssenKrupp, Lürssen, Transportation Sector at Siemens, and...
Saudi Central Bank considers adding COVID-19 insurance coverage for non-Saudi tourists
Healthcare | Thursday 27 May, 2021 8:30 am
The Saudi Central Bank (SAMA) announced the possibility of adding coronavirus (COVID-19) coverage to insurance policies for non-Saudi tourists visiting the Kingdom. The bank said, in a statement, that possible coverage would remain for the duration of a visit and that it would communicate with ...
MBSC Case Center launched to develop relevant business case studies
Culture & Education | Thursday 27 May, 2021 8:26 am
The Prince Muhammad Bin Salman College of Business and Entrepreneurship (MBSC) has announced the launch of the MBSC Case Center. The Center, as the first of its kind in the Kingdom, will develop and disseminate regionally relevant business case studies with a focus on Saudi Arabia. Established ...