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Saudi Government Provides Transportation to Thousands of Women Working in Private Sector

    More than 15,000 women applied for the Wusool initiative that provides high-quality and safe transportation services   The PPP initiative aims at increasing the participation of women in the workforce   RIYADH, March 8 (CIC) — Saud​i Arabia is providing thousands of women employed in  in the private sector with safe, reliable and…

Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Health Introduces “Health App” That Connects All Saudis, Regardless of Location, With Healthcare Providers

The app, introduced in a record time of two months, is in line with Vision 2030’s plan to transform the Kingdom’s healthcare system through new technology    RIYADH, March 7, 2018 – The Saudi Ministry of Health (MoH) announced that it is using technology to enhance remote medical services through the introduction of a new digital…

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JIAT Clears Arab Coalition From Responsibility For Many Bombings

RIYADH, March 6 (CIC) – The Joint Incidents Assessment Team (JIAT), an oversight mechanism addressing alleged violations by the Coalition to Restore Legitimacy in Yemen, has concluded that airstrikes carried out last year were in accordance with international humanitarian law and many of the alleged strikes were falsely attributed to the Coalition. “International organizations report…

Saudi Ophthalmologists on Charity Mission to Nigeria Perform 515 Eye Surgeries in One Week

10-day humanitarian mission to city of Katsina prompts calls for additional such initiatives in the African nation   RIYADH, March 5 (CIC) – Five Saudi ophthalmologists, who accompanied a Saudi medical convoy to Nigeria last month, performed 515 free eye surgeries in just one week during their mission to the African nation. The medical camp,…

Microchip Won’t Break the Camel’s Neck

  Saudi Arabia launches an ambitious project to create a national database for tracking camels via subcutaneous implanted rice-grain-size microchips   RIYADH, March 4 (CIC) – The Saudi Cabinet has recently approved an ambitious project to create a national database for tracking camels via subcutaneous implanted rice-grain-size microchips, according to the official Saudi Press Agency.…

Saudi Arabia’s Tayseer and SCCA Launch Reform Initiative to Enhance Investment Environment

    Modern and transparent ADR services are available for investors The new services are based on the state of the art of ADR industry and Sharia compliant   RIYADH, February 28, 2018 – The Saudi Center for Commercial Arbitration (SCCA) and the Committee for Improving Private Sector Performance (Tayseer) launched on Sunday a reform…

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Saudi Arabia Inaugurates Water and Environmental Projects Worth SAR 1.2 Billion in the Eastern Province

  A total of 47 projects to develop water wells and reservoirs, as well as  sewerage networks   RIYADH, February 27 (CIC) – Saudi Arabia’s Governor of the Eastern Province, Prince Saud bin Naif bin Abdulaziz, has inaugurated 47 water and environmental projects in all cities of the region, with total cost of SAR1.2 billion.…