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GACA launches Long Distance Learning Platform for Preparatory Year Students
Business & Money | Saturday 4 April, 2020 3:17 am
The General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) has launched a long distance learning platform that allows students of the preparatory year at the Saudi Academy of Civil Aviation to complete their studies under the supervision of the Basic Training Center. The provision by GACA of an electronic...
Royal Order Approves Exceptions for Unemployment Insurance (SANED) to Mitigate COVID-19 Effects, on Saudis, Working in the Private Sector
Government | Friday 3 April, 2020 12:34 pm
With a total value worth SR9 billion through SANED, the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud approved exceptions for unemployment insurance (SANED) to mitigate the effects of COVID-19, on the private sector and Saudi workers, who may lose their jobs because of this...
Saudi Arabia calls ‘urgent’ meeting of oil producers
Environment & Energy | Friday 3 April, 2020 12:00 pm
Saudi Arabia has called an urgent meeting of the Organization of Oil Exporting Countries and other oil exporters, to discuss restoring the “desired balance” in global energy markets. The move — which prompted a big jump in the price of oil on global markets — is part of...
KACST chief calls for activation of ‘open science’ initiative
Healthcare | Friday 3 April, 2020 11:55 am
King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) President Dr. Anas Bin Faris Al-Faris urged the development and adoption of a “recommendation” for activating the “open science” initiative. Dr. Anas discussed this during a virtual meeting of the KACST, which was...
GCC commerce ministers hold extraordinary virtual meeting to discuss the economic impact of coronavirus outbreak
Business & Money | Friday 3 April, 2020 1:44 am
Commerce ministers of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) held an extraordinary virtual meeting to discuss the economic impact of the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19), citing the role of their ministries to guarantee the provision and flow of basic and necessary commodities to citizens and...
KACST is participating in (UNESCO) meeting to confront Coronavirus
Business & Money | Thursday 2 April, 2020 2:53 am
King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) in coordination with the National Committee for Education, Culture and Science participated in the virtual meeting held by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) recently with the participation of...
Saudi Arabia Participates in Virtual Meeting of UN Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development
Technology & IT | Thursday 2 April, 2020 2:46 am
Governor of the Communications and Information Technology Commission Dr. Mohammed bin Saud Al-Tamimi participated today in the virtual meeting of the United Nations Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development. The leaders of the communications and information technology sector from various...
Mobily Exempts MoH Quarantined Customers from April Postpaid Package Bill Payment
Technology & IT | Thursday 2 April, 2020 1:41 am
Etihad Etisalat "Mobily", in agreement with the other two telcos, stc and Zain, has announced it was exempting its clients under the Ministry of Health (MoH) quarantine from paying their April postpaid package bill. The announcement reinforces efforts to combat the effects of the...
Major Energy Companies Support Health Endowment Fund with SR 525 million
Healthcare | Wednesday 1 April, 2020 2:50 pm
Minister of Health and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Health Endowment Fund, Dr. Tawfiq Al-Rabiah, has expressed his thanks and appreciation to the Ministry of Energy and major companies operating in the field of oil and gas, renewable energy, electricity and petrochemicals for the...
King Abdullah Port Completes Handling Of 3,200 Tons Of General Cargo For Petro Rabigh
Business & Money | Wednesday 1 April, 2020 3:09 am
King Abdullah Port has announced the successful completion of the last phase of handling 3,200 tons of machines for the Petro Rabigh Phase II upgrading, a task that required very accurate handling and transport techniques. Five of the largest international companies cooperated during the process of ...