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Hajj Ministry announces insurance for pilgrims
December 12, 2019

JEDDAH: Hajj and Umrah Minister Mohammad Saleh bin Taher Benten and Tawuniya Chairman Sulaiman Al-Humaid signed an agreement on Wednesday to provide insurance for pilgrims coming from outside Saudi Arabia.

The signing took place at the Hajj and Umrah Ministry’s headquarters in Makkah. As part of the agreement, the ministry will provide health and other insurance services to pilgrims"...

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Morocco, Saudi Arabia agree to strengthen military cooperation
December 4, 2019

RABAT, Dec. 3 (Xinhua) -- At a meeting of the Moroccan-Saudi Military Joint Commission held Tuesday, Morocco and Saudi Arabia agreed to enhance military ties by sharing experience and expertise.

The meeting also acknowledged the positive outcomes of the bilateral military cooperation, said an official statement published by Moroccan news agency MAP.

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Saudi's Mashroat inks MoU with key government entity
November 23, 2019

Saudi-based The National Project Management, Operation and Maintenance Organisation in Public Entities (Mashroat) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture to raise efficiency of its facility and asset management including its portfolio of 51 contracts across 1,800 project sites throughout the kingdom.

The agreement was signed by the deputy minister of Environment, Water and Agriculture, Engineer."...

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Riyadh on Track to Become Sustainable City – International Experts
November 19, 2019

A panel of prominent international experts from various academic and professional fields have concluded a symposium on Riyadh’s plans to become a world-class sustainable city.

The Symposium, hosted by The Royal Commission for Riyadh (RCRC), took place at King Fahad Library, Riyadh on 12th and 13th November 2019. Roundtable discussions centered on the 4 Wellbeing Projects – King"...

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Saudi Arabia grants first permanent residencies to foreigners
November 12, 2019

Saudi Arabia has granted 73 foreigners “premium” residency under a new programme to attract overseas investment by enabling selected people to buy property and do business without a Saudi sponsor.

The kingdom received thousands of applications after offering permanent residency for 800,000 riyals ($213,000) or a one-year renewable permit for 100,000 riyals.

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Saudi Arabia ‘spares no effort to help UN missions’
November 10, 2019

NEW YORK: Saudi Arabia has underlined the importance of political missions committing to the UN Charter and the mandate given to them to carry out their tasks, saying that this mandate should not be confused with interference in states’ internal affairs.
Addressing the Special Policies and Decolonization Committee, Yazeed Al-Zahrani, third secretary and member of the Kingdom’s permanent mission to the UN, said that special political missions are"...

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