15 Rabi' I 1445 - 30 September 2023
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Saudi Arabia works on integrated strategy to boost exports to China: Alkhorayef
Government | Sunday 24 September, 2023 5:12 am
Saudi Arabia is developing an integrated strategy to boost exports to China by facilitating obstacles to exporters, in order to expand the reach of Saudi products to the Asian country and increase the volume of trade exchange, Bandar Alkhorayef, Minister of Industry and Mineral Resources,...
SRMG Think and the Middle East Institute co-host second-annual flagship MENA Forum
Culture & Education | Sunday 24 September, 2023 5:01 am
SRMG Think Research and Advisory (SRMG Think), an independent research and strategic advisory firm focused on the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), is pleased to announce the second edition of its flagship annual MENA Forum, providing a global platform to showcase the region’s growing role in...
Minister of Finance approves amending Zakat rules for financing activities
Government | Sunday 24 September, 2023 4:59 am
Minister of Finance, Mohammed Al-Jadaan, approved amending some rules for calculating Zakat on financing activities.   The financing activities definition was amended to read: “Financing activities mean banks and financing companies licensed by the Saudi Central Bank (SAMA), as...
Saudi Arabia’s position among nations embodied in past, present: King Salman
Government | Sunday 24 September, 2023 4:38 am
King Salman bin Abdulaziz remarked that “on the occasion of National Day, the status of this nation among nations is embodied, past, present, and forever.”On his official X account, King Salman prayed to Allah for the preservation of the country’s security,...
Saudi Arabia has leading position in maritime transport: MAWANI
Business & Money | Saturday 23 September, 2023 1:44 am
Saudi Arabia secured a leading position in the maritime transport industry regionally and globally through its geographical location that connects three continents, said Omar Hariri, President of the Saudi Ports Authority (MAWANI).   He told the Saudi Maritime Congress that this...
Fed seen to cut interest rates in 2024: BlackRock
Business & Money | Saturday 23 September, 2023 1:42 am
The Federal Reserve is nearing the end of its current cycle of interest rate hikes aimed at tamping down inflation and may look to cut rates next year, Rick Rieder, BlackRock's Chief Investment Officer for Global Fixed Income, told Fox Business. "The thing that will be interesting next year is ...
Expanding female workforce participation could boost Saudi economy: S&P
Business & Money | Saturday 23 September, 2023 1:40 am
The increasing participation of women in Saudi Arabia's workforce is expected to boost the country’s economic growth prospects, according to S&P Global Ratings.   Labor market reforms led female workforce participation for Saudi nationals to nearly double to almost 36% in 2022, ...
Tele-ICU in launched in Saudi Hospital
Tourism & Hospitality | Saturday 23 September, 2023 1:33 am
Ras Tanura General Hospital (eastern Saudi Arabia) has launched a Tele-ICU service; making it the first facility to operate such a service in the region. aiming to improve the healthcare quality and optimize the best out of the available sources without having to refer patients to central...
ENOC Group introduces environmentally acceptable lubricants to support the maritime industry’s race to net zero
Environment & Energy | Saturday 23 September, 2023 1:31 am
ENOC Group, a leading integrated global energy player, has unveiled a comprehensive range of Environmentally Acceptable Lubricants (EALs) for marine vessels, which is expected to contribute to the maritime industry’s decarbonisation efforts locally and...
Environment & Energy | Saturday 23 September, 2023 1:28 am
The Royal Commission for AlUla (RCU) will showcase its extensive environmental regeneration projects at the upcoming Society for Ecological Restoration's 10th World Conference (SER2023) in Darwin, Australia. RCU’s participation as a Premium Sponsor of the event will amplify its transformative...