12 Dhu al-Qi'dah 1442 - 22 June 2021
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Saudi Arabia, World Bank pledge $100mn fund to revive global tourism sector hit by COVID-19
Business & Money | Thursday 27 May, 2021 8:23 am
Minister of Tourism Ahmed Al-Khateeb announced on Wednesday that Saudi Arabia, in partnership with the World Bank, has pledged $100 million to establish the International Fund for Comprehensive Tourism. The minister made the announcement during a session held on the sidelines of the...
Interior minister chairs Hajj Supreme Committee meeting
Government | Wednesday 26 May, 2021 6:36 am
Prince Abdulaziz Bin Saud Bin Naif, interior minister and chairman of the Hajj Supreme Committee, on Tuesday chaired a meeting of the committee virtually. The meeting was held in the presence of Makkah Emir Prince Khaled Al-Faisal and Madinah Emir Prince Faisal Bin Salman. The meeting...
Minister of Sports watches Saudi national team play against Morocco in Arab Futsal Cup in Cairo
Sports | Wednesday 26 May, 2021 6:29 am
Minister of Sports Prince Abdulaziz Bin Turki Al-Faisal, who is also the chairman of the Saudi Arabian Olympic Committee and president of the Union of Arab Football Associations, watched the Saudi national side take on its Moroccan counterpart on Tuesday, the Saudi Press Agency...
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Chairs Cabinet's Virtual Session
Government | Wednesday 26 May, 2021 6:14 am
The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the Prime Minister, chaired on Tuesday the Cabinet's virtual session. At the outset of the session, the Cabinet was briefed on the contents of consultations and talks that took place during the past days between the...
Saudi tourism fund signs deal to boost investments
Business & Money | Tuesday 25 May, 2021 6:43 am
The Saudi Tourism Development Fund (STDF) on Monday signed two agreements with the Arab National Bank (ANB) to increase the financing of tourism projects in the Kingdom. One agreement includes the provision of joint financing mechanisms between the two parties to support tourism projects in...
Sports for All Federation President HRH Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed elected to Board of Saudi Arabian Olympic Committee at SAOC General Assembly
Sports | Tuesday 25 May, 2021 6:29 am
The Saudi Arabian Olympic Committee (SAOC) has held its general assembly meeting along with elections to appoint its President, Vice-President and Board Members on Sunday, May 23rd 2021. The general assembly and elections followed regulations set out by the International Olympic Committee...
Mastercard welcomes NEC Payments as a Global Partner of   Fintech Express
Business & Money | Tuesday 25 May, 2021 6:24 am
Mastercard has announced that the Bahrain-based NEC Payments is now a global partner of Mastercard Fintech Express, which connects tech-savvy startups with traditional players such as banks. The program supports digital payment innovators by making it simple to collaborate with the tech company and ...
Spark’s Host
Tourism & Hospitality | Monday 24 May, 2021 2:40 pm
The Riyadh Candles Volunteer Team, in cooperation with the Pioneers and Talents Forum, has organized an initiative to greet kids of the Kayan Association for Orphans, sponsored by Abdul Mohsen Al Hokair Center for Community Service.  All children were gathered at Sparky's Panorama Mall, and...
Almarai's ‘Appreciate the Blessings’ campaign hits record numbers
Business & Money | Monday 24 May, 2021 8:33 am
Almarai's awareness campaign "Appreciate the Blessings" that was launched during the holy month of Ramadan has achieved significant interactions with the target audience on social media platforms, TV channels, and websites. The campaign addressed a group of creative ideas that reflect the...
Saudization program Nitaqat gets overhaul with launch of 2nd version
Business & Money | Monday 24 May, 2021 8:27 am
The second version of Nitaqat, the Saudi Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development’s (MHRSD) Saudization program, has been launched with a goal to provide 340,000 jobs by 2024. The new Nitaqat program, one of the most important pillars of the MHRSD strategic transformation...