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Trailblazing Saudi Filmmaker Haifaa Al Mansour Hails Historic Decision to Allow Cinemas in the Kingdom

RIYADH, December 12 (CIC) – Trailblazing Saudi filmmaker Haifaa Al Mansour, whose film “Miss Camel” recently won the IWC Filmmaker Award at the Dubai International Film Festival, hailed the Kingdom’s landmark decision on Monday to allow cinemas for the first time in more than 35 years. “It is a beautiful day in #SaudiArabia!” Mansour said…

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Saudi Scholarship Students Participate In “Saudis Passed By Here”, Competition For Best Volunteer Project Abroad

RIYADH, December 5 (CIC) – In conjunction with World Volunteer Day, King Salman Youth Center in partnership with the Scholarship Agency of the Ministry of Education and the Cultural Attache has launched the first-of-its-kind initiative to boost volunteerism among Saudi scholarship students studying abroad. Entitled “Saudis Passed by Here,” the initiative centers on a competition…

Statement by the Attorney General, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – Update on the proceedings of the Supreme Anti-Corruption Committee

The Attorney General Sheikh Saud Al-Mujib, a member of the Supreme Anti-Corruption Committee that was formed by Royal Order No. (A/38) on the 4th of November 2017, issued the following statement concerning the proceedings of the Committee to date. The number of individuals subpoenaed by the Committee stands at 320 individuals. Since the last update…

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Nasdaq In Deal To Modernise Tadawul Post-trade Technology Infrastructure

RIYADH, December 4 (CIC) – The Saudi Stock Exchange, Tadawul, said on Monday that it  has signed a deal with Nasdaq to modernise Tadawul’s post-trade technology infrastructure, including registry, depository and risk management technologies. These upgrades, which will be implemented by the second half of 2020, will replace existing solutions that were first implemented in…