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ACWA Power's shares rise by 30% in debut on Tadawul, raising PIF market value
Business & Money | Tuesday 12 October, 2021 1:54 am
 Riyadh-based ACWA, nearly half-owned by the Saudi sovereign fund (PIF) saw its shares jump by 30 percent on debut on the Saudi stocks exchange (Tadawul) on October 11. The market value of the company has increased by $3 billion in the first few minutes of trading,...
HRH Crown Prince Launches the National Investment Strategy, A Key Enabler to Deliver On Vision 2030
Government | Monday 11 October, 2021 4:33 pm
His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Chairman of the Council for Economic and Development Affairs, announced today the launch of the National Investment Strategy (NIS), a key enabler to deliver on Vision 2030.The NIS is a catalyst to...
Innovation in the spotlight as Saudi Arabia’s Ithra encourages Eastern Province to get creative
Business & Money | Sunday 10 October, 2021 3:59 am
Registration is now open for participation in the second annual Al-Sharqiya Gets Creative initiative. Organized by the King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture, also known as Ithra, it includes events and activities in 10 creative fields to help develop the Easter Province as a hub of...
Special archery field set up at Riyadh falconry exhibition
Tourism & Hospitality | Sunday 10 October, 2021 2:07 am
An archery field has been set up at a major international falconry exhibition to help visitors learn more about the sport and try their hand at it.  The third Saudi International Falcons and Hunting Exhibition is being held at the headquarters of the Saudi Falcons Club in Mulham, which is ...
Fashion Commission to Host Fashion Futures Event in December
Culture & Education | Sunday 10 October, 2021 12:03 am
The Fashion Commission is pleased to announce its Fashion Futures event, which will take place at the Cultural Palace in Riyadh on the 10th and 11th December 2021. The two-day event will bring together global, regional, and local fashion communities to create a dynamic exchange of knowledge, ideas...
Siemens Energy inaugurates region’s first one-stop-shop for the energy industry in Dammam, Saudi Arabia
Environment & Energy | Friday 8 October, 2021 12:46 am
Siemens Energy completed the expansion of its hub in Dammam, increasing its local capabilities in the energy industry, in line with the Kingdom’s Vision 2030. The facility, which now covers significant parts of the energy value chain, is the largest of its kind in the region and is ready to...
New Porsche Macan with significantly more power and sportier design
Cars & Autos | Thursday 7 October, 2021 4:41 am
Following the global launch, Porsche Middle East and Africa FZE announces the official start of sale for the latest generation Macan in the Gulf region. The brand’s compact SUV now features enhanced performance, a sportier design and a new operating concept. The three versions available at launch ...
World Bank official predicts 3.3% GDP growth for Kingdom in 2022
Business & Money | Thursday 7 October, 2021 2:24 am
With an improvement in global oil demand, the World Bank has predicted Saudi Arabia’s average gross domestic product to reach 2.4 percent in 2021 and 3.3 percent the next year.Issam Abousleiman, the World Bank’s director for GCC countries, told Arab News that rapid...
AWI Honors Prince Khalid Al-Faisal for his Cultural, Intellectual Contributions
Culture & Education | Thursday 7 October, 2021 1:16 am
Arab World Institute (AWI) today honored Prince Khalid Al-Faisal, Advisor to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and governor of Makkah region for his literary, intellectual and cultural efforts and contributions that spanned more than 5 decades.Founded in 1980, Paris-based AWI aims at...
Saudi non-oil growth at 7-year high in September: IHS
Business & Money | Wednesday 6 October, 2021 2:00 am
The easing of pandemic-induced restrictions on business activity and travel has pushed Saudi Arabia’s non-oil private sector to grow in September - at the fastest rate in seven years, according to IHS Markit.  The relaxation of the regulations boosted customer demand, the latest IHS...
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