BREAKING NEWS | Saudi Crown Prince Congratulated President of UAE on National Day

Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, has sent a cable of congratulation to Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), on the anniversary of his  country’s National Day. In his cable, HRH Prince Mohammed Bin Salman wished the … Continue reading BREAKING NEWS | Saudi Crown Prince Congratulated President of UAE on National Day

NEWS ALERT | Saudi Arabia To Host Women’s Golf Events In November

Saudi Arabia will host professional golf tournaments for women for the first time ever in November at the Royal Greens Golf & Country Club in Jeddah. The Saudi Ladies International will be the first Ladies European Tour (LET) even to take place in the country and will run from Nov. 12-15, with a purse of … Continue reading NEWS ALERT | Saudi Arabia To Host Women’s Golf Events In November

BUSINESS NEWS | Saudi Central Bank Governor Calls For More Lending From Commercial Banks

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – Saudi Arabia’s central bank governor said it was encouraging commercial banks to lend more to sustain businesses during the coronavirus crisis. Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority (SAMA) Governor Ahmed al-Kholifey was speaking at a virtual economic forum.

EMPOWER THE NEXT GENERATION | Misk Academy Launches Program To Develop Leadership Skills

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA  - Misk Academy, which is affiliate with the Mohammed bin Salman Charity Organization (MiSK Charity), signed an agreement with General Electric (GE) in the domain of leadership skills development among high Saudi officials. The agreement was recently signed by Omar Najjar, CEO of  Misk, and Hisham Albahkali, CEO of GE in … Continue reading EMPOWER THE NEXT GENERATION | Misk Academy Launches Program To Develop Leadership Skills

NEWS ALERT | Saudi Arabia Supports Call For Immediate Ceasefire In Libya

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, has supported the call for an immediate ceasefire in Libya. This came in a virtual session held yesterday where the Saudi Cabinet welcomed the Egyptian efforts calling for stopping fights and return to the political track in Libya, … Continue reading NEWS ALERT | Saudi Arabia Supports Call For Immediate Ceasefire In Libya

SAUDI YOUTH EMPOWERMENT | Training Program Launched For Saudi Youth

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – A new training program to support entreprenship among Saudi youth will teach participants important steps in starting a business. As part of the Kingdom’s drive to increase the tole of small and medium enterprises in the economy, Neom, a planned cross-border city that aims to use smart technologies for a … Continue reading SAUDI YOUTH EMPOWERMENT | Training Program Launched For Saudi Youth

Saudi Society | Saudi Residents Face Deportation For Gathering In Weddings, Funerals

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – The Ministry of Interior said on Saturday that residents who violate nationwide coronavirus precautionary measures and gather for social occasions such as weddings, funerals, parties, seminars and the like will be deported and banned from ever re-entering the Kingdom. The MOI also specified fines for violators of the ban on … Continue reading Saudi Society | Saudi Residents Face Deportation For Gathering In Weddings, Funerals

BUSINESS NEWS | Saudi Aramco Says Acquisition of SABIC Stake On Track To Close In Second Quarter

RIYADH|SAUDI ARABIA – Saudi Aramco said on Tuesday its planned acquisition of a 70% equity stake in petrochemical marker SABIC from the Public Investment Fund (PIF), the kingdom’s wealth fund, is on track to close in the second quarter. The statement by the state oil giant was made in response to a Reuters story published … Continue reading BUSINESS NEWS | Saudi Aramco Says Acquisition of SABIC Stake On Track To Close In Second Quarter

NEWS ALERT | Saudi Arabia Band Family Gatherings, Crowds Of More Than 5 People

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – Saudi Arabia gatherings and crowds of more than five people under new regulations issued by the Kingdom to curb the coronavirus outbreak, the Ministry of Interior said on Thursday, according to Saudi Press Agency (SPA). Gatherings that include more than one family and individuals who are not members of the … Continue reading NEWS ALERT | Saudi Arabia Band Family Gatherings, Crowds Of More Than 5 People

NEWS | Wedding Ban Amid Coronavirus: Saudi Arabia Trains 5,000 Registrars In Online Marriage

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA -  Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Justice is training 5,000 marriage registrars to officiate marriages online, in preparation to launch the online marriage service across the Kingdom after the success of the trial period in the capital Riyadh, state news agency SPA reported. The training will include educating registrars on how to … Continue reading NEWS | Wedding Ban Amid Coronavirus: Saudi Arabia Trains 5,000 Registrars In Online Marriage