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Move to allow Premium Residency holders benefit from education and health services
Government | Monday 24 January, 2022 10:50 am
The Premium Residency (Special Privilege Iqama) holders can enjoy soon the exclusive rights hitherto allowed only to Saudi citizens in the Kingdom’s health and education sectors.The Saudi Premium Residency Center (PRC) plans to make new amendments in the Premium Residency Law in this regard,...
Yanbu Education wins two awards for distinguished academic performance in GCC
Culture & Education | Saturday 22 January, 2022 11:11 am
YANBU — The Education Department, affiliated to Yanbu Governorate has won two categories of Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award of Distinguished Academic Performance at the level of schools in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries. The Fifth Secondary School in Yanbu governorate ...
Diriyah Contemporary Art Biennale launches local art ecosystem forum
Business & Money | Saturday 22 January, 2022 11:09 am
The Diriyah Contemporary Art Biennale kicked off its two-day local art ecosystem forum to build bridges of knowledge and communication between the participating cultural entities. This public program, held in the Jax neighborhood in Diriyah, is supporting the growth of the local art ecosystem...
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...
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