Tag Archives: Riyadh

Saudi Justice Ministry announces new initiatives to promote work

Walid Al-Samaani

The Ministry of Justice has announced initiatives to support the National Transformation Program 2020 to shorten litigation procedures, reduce flow of cases to the courts and boost the national economy. The initiatives also include achieving institutional excellence, according to the

Saudi stars Rabeh Saqer, Khalid Abdulrahman to hold concert in Riyadh

Saudi singers Rabeh Saqer and Khalid Abdulrahman, are scheduled to hold a concert in Riyadh on April 3 at the King Fahad Cultural Center. This is the second concert to be held in Riyadh after Mohammed Abdu and Rashed al-Majed

Saudi ministry unveils plan to provide 60,000 jobs in NGOs

The Ministry of Labor and Social Development has unveiled a plan to provide 60,000 jobs for local youths in non-governmental organizations (NGOs) accross the Kingdom. The proposal, made under the National Transformation Program (NTP) 2020, would see the ministry provide

Greek-Saudi ties in focus as Greece marks 196th National Day anniversary

Greek Ambassador Polychronis Polychroniou said Thursday that Greece and Saudi Arabia’s “core issues are identical, as both countries are pillars of stability in their respective regions, while there is remarkable progress on the fields of economic cooperation.” Polychroniou made his

Saudization directly affects economic growth: Labor minister

Ali bin Nasser Al-Ghafis

Ali bin Nasser Al-Ghafis, minister of labor and social development, said Saudization is one of the most important issues affecting the labor market because it is directly linked to economic growth and sustainable national development. Speaking at the inauguration of

Crown prince presides over Civil Defense Council meeting

Crown Prince Mohammad bin Naif presided over the 9th meeting of the Civil Defense Council, held in his office here on Wednesday. Prince Mohammad expressed satisfaction with the level of security, stability and prosperity enjoyed by the country, and with

Prince Miteb opens Patient Safety Forum at National Guard

National Guard Minister Prince Miteb bin Abdullah inaugurated on Tuesday the Seventh Patient Safety Forum in Riyadh, saying his ministry is keen on maintaining the best standards in patient safety and disseminating information via a comprehensive awareness program. More than

Shoura appreciates outcome of King Salman’s Asia tour

The Shoura Council expressed appreciation over the outcome of King Salman’s recent tour of Asian countries, including Malaysia, Indonesia, Brunei, Japan and China. The tour reaffirmed the Kingdom’s international position and influence in bringing about peace and security, and in

King Salman lauds Asian leaders’ keenness to bolster bilateral relations

King Salman has briefed the Cabinet on the outcome of his visit to a number of Asian countries including Malaysia, Indonesia, Brunei, Japan and China. Presiding over the Cabinet session Monday at Yamamah Palace, King Salman appreciated the keenness expressed

6,000-year-old relic handed to Saudi government

Prince Sultan bin Salman

Prince Sultan bin Salman, president of Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage (SCTH,) received a rare archaeological piece dating to 6,000 years ago from Mohammed bin Halil Al-Balawi of Tabuk. Prince Sultan handed Al-Balawi a reward and a certificate

Restoration of traditional Saudi-US ties is afoot

Raghida Dergham

By : Raghida Dergham The Arab Summit due next week in Jordan will come amid a qualitative strengthening of US-Saudi relations, accomplished by Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s visit to Washington this week. The focus was on the following

Foreigners may be allowed to invest in taxed jobs

Majid Al-Qassabi

Saudi Arabia may allow foreigners to invest in self-employed professions in return for paying taxes at an estimated annual rate of 20 percent in a bid to curb commercial cover-up, Al-Eqtisadiah daily reported. Saudi authorities are reportedly studying procedures of

Saudi Arabia eyes becoming global leader in renewables

Turki Al-Shehri

Saudi Arabia is moving toward achieving its ultimate goal of becoming not only a world leader, but also an exporter of renewable energy with government investments of $30-$50 billion by 2023. As the Kingdom moves to reduce its reliance on

Saudi bank agreement to finance homes for 1.8m citizens

Majed bin Abdullah Al-Hogail

In a major move to address the housing shortages, the Ministry of Housing has teamed up with Banque Saudi Fransi (BSF) to sign an agreement between the state-owned Real Estate Development Fund (REDF) and the BSF for housing finance. The

Pakistani women keen to take up bigger roles in social welfare

A woman is an important part of any society and her capabilities should not be underestimated, a major gathering of Pakistani community activists in Riyadh was told recently. “There were women among the wives and companions of our Prophet Muhammad

Monster Jam lives up to its hype; drawing at least 30,000 in Saudi capital

Monster Jam lived up to its hype on the opening of its two-night show at the King Fahd International Stadium in the Saudi capital late Friday. The wide parking area around the stadium started to fill early, while many truck

Young Malaysian painter wins Saudi hearts at Riyadh Book Fair

A young Malaysian boy stole the limelight at Riyadh International Book Fair by showcasing his painting skills. Young Malaysian steals the show in the presence of Saudi Minister of Culture and Information Adel Al-Turaifi and other top-ranking officials from the

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