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King Salman to launch Tarif district restoration program
December 9, 2018

JEDDAH: King Salman will patronize the inaugural ceremony for the restoration of the Tarif historical district on Sunday.
It is part of a program aimed at the development of the ancient Ad Diriyah city.
Visiting Gulf Cooperation Council dignitaries and top Saudi officials will attend the ceremony.
The Saudi authorities are making all-out efforts to restore and develop the ancient Ad Diriyah city so as to transform it into a tourist and cultural"...

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Saudi Passport Directorate now accepting female applicants
December 4, 2018

JEDDAH: The Saudi Ministry of Interior has announced the opening of registration for female jobs at the Passports Directorate. The new recruits will be given soldier ranks and will be assigned to serve at airports and land ports.

The ministry said interested candidates can apply through the www.jobs.sa website starting 10 a.m. on Sunday until 10 a.m. on Thursday.

It stressed that application fields are to be filled with precision, noting"...

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Saudis will lend Tunisia $500 mln and finance projects -sources
November 29, 2018

Saudi Arabia will lend Tunisia $500 million at a favourable interest rate and will finance two projects worth $140 mln, two sources told Reuters on Wednesday, a day after a visit from the Saudi crown prince that drew Tunisian protests.

Hundreds of Tunisians staged the first demonstrations in the Arab world against Saudi Arabia’s crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, on his visit on Tuesday,"...

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MoU inked to improve corporate governance standards in region
November 25, 2018

ABU DHABI — CFA Institute, the global association of investment management professionals, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Middle East Investor Relations Association (MEIRA). The MoU, signed yesterday by William Tohme, CFA, Regional Head for CFA Institute in the Middle East and North Africa, and Andrew Tarbuck, MEIRA Chairman, sets out a framework for collaboration between both entities to develop a network of knowledge sharing and best practice"...

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Saudi Arabia’s King Salman unveils $35.6 billion project for industrial city
November 24, 2018

Boosting the country’s mining infrastructure, Saudi Arabia has unveiled a SAR 86 billion ($35.6bn) project, Wa’ad Al Shamal, a new integrated industrial city near Turaif in the Northern Borders Province.

Saudi Aramco, the world’s biggest oil-producing company, will be investing SAR 10bn ($4.1bn) to supply competitively priced energy required to develop a project that was"...

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King launches 65 projects worth SR10.53bn in Arar
November 22, 2018

Arar -- Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman launched 65 development projects worth a total of SR10.53 billion during a public reception in Arar on Wednesday.

These include 17 education projects costing SR2.08 billion and municipal projects amounting to SR968 million.

King Salman attended a grand public reception hosted by the citizens of the Northern Border Region in Arar city on Wednesday night. Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman,"...

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ResMed Elects Harjit Gill to Its Board of Directors
November 21, 2018

(AETOS Wire)-- ResMed (NYSE: RMD, ASX: RMD), a leader in cloud-connected medical devices and out-of-hospital software-as-a-service business solutions, today announced it has elected experienced consumer and healthcare executive Harjit Gill to its Board of Directors.

Ms. Gill was elected by shareholders at its annual shareholder meeting last week in Sydney,"...

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Abu Dhabi to Host Interfaith Alliance For Safer Communities: Child Dignity in the Digital World Forum on 19 November 
November 17, 2018

Held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, the UAE will host the first edition of the Interfaith Alliance for Safer Communities Forum on November 19-20 in recognition of the country’s leading role in promoting tolerance and interfaith dialogue.

The forum will host 450"...

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King Fahd Industrial Port's Handling Goods in Jubail Increase by 19%
November 13, 2018

King Fahd Industrial Port in Jubail has achieved an increase of 19% in volume of handling exported and imported cargo, with an increase in the number of vessels by 4% during the 3rd Quarter 2018.

According to the statistical index issued by the Saudi Ports Authority, the volume of exports handled in tons during"...

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