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Cabinet reviews preparations for this year’s Hajj
July 1, 2020

RIYADH — Saudi Arabia’s Council of Minister on Tuesday reviewed the preparations done by all relevant bodies and sectors to provide the best services to pilgrims for this year’s Hajj. The Cabinet also reviewed the measures to be taken based on exceptional implementation plans as well as the controls to be implemented before and after this year's Hajj season.

The Cabinet reviewed the resolutions issued by the Arab Foreign Ministers"...

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Saudi Arabia closes only border crossing with Yemen
March 10, 2020

Today, Monday, the Saudi authorities closed Wadia border crossing, as a precautionary measure to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

A source from Wadia crossing said that the Saudi authorities informed the administration on the Yemeni side that no Yemeni traveller is allowed to enter the Saudi territory until further notice.

The"...

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NCC UAE Acts As Strategic Partner of Dubai Police
March 9, 2020

National Computer Corporation UAE (NCC UAE) took part in the opening of the Security Innovation Lab in Dubai Police. The opening ceremony, which took place on February 27, was attended by HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed al Maktoum, His Excellency Major General Abdullah Khalifa Al Marri, Commander-in-Chief of the Dubai Police and Oleg Fomin, Consul General of the Russian Federation in Dubai and Northern Emirates.

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Temporary suspension of Umrah compliant with Shariah’
March 7, 2020

MAKKAH/MADINAH — The steps taken by the government of Saudi Arabia under the leadership of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman and Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman, deputy premier and minister of defense, to temporarily suspend Umrah and Ziyarah is fully compliant with the stipulations of the Shariah, Imam and Khateeb of the Grand Mosque in Makkah Sheikh Dr. Abdullah Al-Jihani has stressed.

Saudi Arabia has temporarily suspended Umrah"...

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IGCF Sharjah: World Leaders Call for Stronger 2-Way Communication Between Governments and People
March 5, 2020

The ninth edition of the International Government Communication Forum (IGCF 2020) opened here yesterday, Wednesday, with the participation of 64 global influencers, government leaders and communication experts brainstorming about the ways of bolstering government communication in order to bring about positive social change and deliver sustainable development goals. Speaking on the occasion, HH Sheikh Dr Sultan bin Mohamed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler"...

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King Abdullah Port to support Breakbulk Middle East for third consecutive year
February 10, 2020

DUBAI — King Abdullah Port, the first privately owned, developed and operated port in the Middle East, is extending its support for the upcoming 2020 edition of Breakbulk Middle East. This marks the third consecutive year in which King Abdullah Port will contribute to the success of the conference and exhibition.

The two-day BBME conference and exhibition is scheduled to take place on Feb. 25 and Feb. 26 under the patronage of Dr. Abdullah Belhaif"...

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