13 Dhu al-Hijjah 1445 - 20 June 2024
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Saudi merchandise imports rise to SAR 201.1B in Q1 2024
Business & Money | Thursday 20 June, 2024 5:48 am
Saudi Arabia’s merchandise imports grew by 6% year-on-year (YoY) to almost SAR 201.1 billion in Q1 2024, according to data issued by the General Authority for Statistics (GASTAT).On a quarterly basis, merchandise imports fell by 0.3%, or nearly SAR 650.2 million. The following table...
Dubai Culture and Dubai Police collaborate to safeguard heritage assets
Culture & Education | Thursday 20 June, 2024 5:14 am
Dubai Culture and Arts Authority (Dubai Culture) has signed an MoU with Dubai Police to enhance cooperation in activating the ‘Heritage Police – Al Asas’ project in historical neighbourhoods under the authority's purview. The collaboration aims to coordinate efforts between both parties to...
Azizi Developments extends partnership with Xylem for Riviera, Vista and Beach Oasis
Business & Money | Thursday 20 June, 2024 5:13 am
Azizi Developments, a leading private developer in the UAE, has extended its collaboration with Xylem, the leading manufacturer of pumps, valves, heat exchangers and accessories for plumbing, wastewater, and HVAC. Xylem will now also supply Azizi’s fourth phase in Riviera, situated in MBR City,...
Marketing, Healthcare, and Finance Emerged as Top Industries Hiring MENA Fresh Graduates in 2024
Business & Money | Thursday 20 June, 2024 5:12 am
The 2024 Fresh Graduates in the MENA Survey by Bayt.com, the Middle East's #1 job site, and market research agency YouGov, was conducted to help identify which industries are most appealing to fresh graduates in the MENA region and to describe some of the challenges young job seekers face when...
 Dubai Mall Transforms Guest Experience with New Paid Parking System in Collaboration with Salik
Business & Money | Thursday 20 June, 2024 5:07 am
Dubai Mall, one of the world's largest and the most visited place on earth, announced a change to its parking system in collaboration with Salik Company PJSC, Dubai’s exclusive toll gate operator.  Starting Monday, July 1, the mall will introduce a paid parking system designed to...
NWC announces success of operational plan for 1445 Hajj Season
Environment & Energy | Thursday 20 June, 2024 5:05 am
The National Water Company (NWC) announced the success of its operational and technical plan for water distribution and management for this year's Hajj season 1445H, distributing more than 45 million cubic meters of water to the pilgrims during the season. The CEO of the National Water...
Intersec the catalyst for potential industry investments worth over US$16.7 billion
Business & Money | Thursday 20 June, 2024 5:03 am
 Messe Frankfurt Middle East has revealed that the 25th edition of Intersec, the world's leading business event for safety, security, and fire protection, held in Dubai earlier this year, resulted in a potential business buying capacity of over US$16.7 billion for the industry. The event...
Milestone Systems Wins Best in Business for Security at Inc. Arabia Awards Night
Business & Money | Thursday 20 June, 2024 5:01 am
Milestone Systems, a leading provider of open platform video management software (VMS), is proud to announce its recent accolade for “Best In Business Awards—Security” at the first edition of the highly esteemed Inc Arabia Best in Business Awards 2024, a platform that sets the standard for...
Akasa Air expands its presence in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia; commences operations from Riyadh
Business & Money | Thursday 20 June, 2024 4:57 am
Akasa Air, India’s fastest-growing airline, commenced operations from Riyadh, connecting it to Mumbai with daily direct flights. The inaugural flight on 15th June 2024 departed Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport in Mumbai at 2220hrs IST and arrived at King Khalid International ...
World Defense Show 2026 50% booked
Government | Wednesday 19 June, 2024 2:15 pm
The World Defense Show (WDS), organized by Saudi Arabia’s General Authority for Military Industries (GAMI), announced the reservation of 50% of the exhibition space allocated for the third edition in 2026.   According to Asharq Al-Awsat, the show received a great demand from...