25 Jumada I 1445 - 9 December 2023
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Handicrafts ‘an integral part of national identity’
Tourism & Hospitality | Saturday 20 June, 2015 5:59 am
The handicrafts sector is not only a promising economic project but also an integral part of our national identity and a treasure that should be protected by every Saudi household, said Prince Sultan bin Salman, president of the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA).Prince Sultan, who ...
King Salman relief center gives 50,000 meals to Yemenis
Government | Saturday 20 June, 2015 5:57 am
The King Salman Center for Relief and Humanitarian Works has conducted a huge relief operation for refugees on the Yemeni side of Al-Wadeeah southern frontier town checkpoint in Najran region.Rafat Al Sabbagh, spokesperson of the center, said that the aid included 50,000 meals, 400,000 loaves of...
KSA marks 30 years of space research
Culture & Education | Saturday 20 June, 2015 5:56 am
Saudi Arabia has over the past decade through King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) designed and manufactured 13 satellites, demonstrating its expertise in the field developed since 1985.The Kingdom also established a research center to study the Moon and planets in our solar...
Ramadanna Kida 2 opens in Jeddah
Tourism & Hospitality | Saturday 20 June, 2015 5:54 am
Prince Sultan bin Salman, president of the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities, and Jeddah Gov. Prince Mishaal bin Majed on Thursday evening opened a Ramadan festival in the historic district of Jeddah.The festival, Ramadanna Kida 2 (Our Ramadan Was Like This), which features many...
Kingdom ‘lucrative market for Russians’
Business & Money | Saturday 20 June, 2015 5:53 am
Saudi Arabia has over 100 investment opportunities in 18 sectors worth $344 billion, said Abdullatif Al-Othman, governor of the Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority (SAGIA), at a meeting with Russian businesspeople in St. Petersburg.Al-Othman, in a speech at the Saudi-Russian Business Council ...
Technology & IT | Saturday 20 June, 2015 5:36 am
Technology has permeated every aspect of our life, from banking to healthcare and from manufacturing to energy, ensuring optimized functionality in our day-to-day lives. It has been the key catalyst in driving change in our ecosystem. The foundation in the development of future cities lies in its...
Autorent Car Rental LLC Opens New Branch in Sharjah & Starts Retail operation in Jeddah-KSA.
Business & Money | Saturday 20 June, 2015 5:33 am
Autorent Car Rental LLC, one of the leading car rental companies in UAE, announced opening of new branch at Safeer Mall in Sharjah. This new branch further strengthens the Autorent network. The main objective to open this branch is to facilitate easy access to substantial number of prospective...
Kodak Alaris Invests Further in Saudi Arabia to Offer Local Service & Support for Customers Countrywide
Business & Money | Friday 19 June, 2015 4:04 pm
To support substantial customer demand for production scanners in the kingdom, Kodak Alaris announces today that it is opening dedicated service centres in Saudi Arabia to provide fast local support throughout the country for organisations using both Kodak branded as well as third party scanner...
‘Saudi unity project’ ignites Twitter battle
Government | Friday 19 June, 2015 5:04 am
The Shoura Council’s decision not to discuss proposals to set up a national unity project has ignited a war of words on Twitter between supporters and opponents.Hamdah Al-Enzi, a woman member of the Shoura, tweeted on her account that she supports the initiative. “The Shoura Council dropped the ...
Award instituted to honor archaeologist
Healthcare | Friday 19 June, 2015 4:06 am
The Kingdom has instituted a national award in the name of senior archaeologist Abdul Rahman Al-Ansari to acknowledge his great works in the field of archaeology."The award adopted by the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA), in collaboration with King Saud University (KSU) and the...