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Saudi Arabia inks Paris climate change agreement
Government | Saturday 5 November, 2016 5:36 am
Saudi Arabia has signed on Thursday the Paris Agreement to combat climate change, which became an international law on Friday. On behalf of the government of the Kingdom, the Saudi Permanent Representative to the United Nations Ambassador Abdullah Al-Mualami inked the agreement, in the presence of...
King receives copy of General Auditing Bureau report
Government | Friday 4 November, 2016 12:44 pm
 Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman received a copy of the 56th annual report of the General Auditing Bureau for 1436/1437 H (2015/2016 G) from the President of the General Auditing Bureau Dr. Hussam Bin Abdul Mohsen Al-Anqari at the Yamamah Palace on Tuesday. The report includes ...
Crown Prince voices concern over surge in road accidents
Government | Friday 4 November, 2016 12:00 pm
CROWN Prince Muhammad Bin Naif, deputy premier and minister of interior, has underscored the keenness of the government of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman on ensuring the safety of citizens and expatriates irrespective of the cost that entails for exerting all efforts in this respect. ...
Dubai Customs marks glorious UAE Flag Day
Government | Thursday 3 November, 2016 1:46 pm
In celebration of the UAE Flag Day, on November 3rd, Dubai Customs hoisted the flag of the nation at its headquarters and across its air, land and sea customs centers. A series of events were organized to mark the national occasion, which coincides with the 12th anniversary of His Highness Sheikh...
Dubai Sponsors USD 3bn Airports Finance Deal
Government | Thursday 3 November, 2016 5:46 am
Dubai's two international airports are set for a capacity-boosting, capex-fueled expansion that will enable them to serve up to 146m passengers by 2025, due in large part to a proposed initial USD 3bn financing transaction announced today by its...
King Salman given Auditing Bureau report
Government | Thursday 3 November, 2016 3:13 am
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman received Wednesday a copy of the 56th annual report of the General Auditing Bureau for the Hijri year 1436/1437.  The report includes leading financial results of the audits and performance controls carried out by the bureau, as well as...
Confidence in economic vision, says new minister
Government | Wednesday 2 November, 2016 4:02 am
Saudi Arabia’s newly-appointed Finance Minister Mohammed Al-Jadaan said on Tuesday that he had great confidence in the Kingdom’s economic vision despite all the challenges it faces. “My confidence in God is great, and then the guardian (the King), at this blessed state’s...
Al-Jadaan replaces Assaf as finance minister
Government | Tuesday 1 November, 2016 1:43 am
Mohammed Al-Jadaan, chairman of the board of the Capital Market Authority (CMA), is the new minister of finance. He replaces Ibrahim Al-Assaf, who has been relieved of his duty, according to the royal decree issued on Monday by Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman. Assaf has been appointed ...
King receives IMF Managing Director
Government | Thursday 27 October, 2016 3:01 am
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman received at Yamamah Palace in Riyadh on Wednesday Managing Director of International Monetary Fund (IMF) Christine Lagarde. They reviewed cooperation between the Kingdom and the International Monetary Fund, as well as economic developments at the...
Vision 2030: ‘Creating future leaders in classroom crucial’
Government | Wednesday 26 October, 2016 2:50 am
Providing high quality education that can effectively meet the needs of the labor market is central to fulfilling the Saudi Vision 2030, Minister of Education Dr. Ahmed Al-Issa told key education stakeholders here on Tuesday. Addressing the opening ceremony of the International Baccalaureate...
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