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King Salman Orders Allocation of SAR 175 Million a Year for Desalinated Water Purchases from Mobile Plants

The move will help boost supply of desalinated water by Saline Water Conversion Corporation until the completion of various projects underway   RIYADH, February 11, 2018 — King Salman has issued an order for the allocation of SAR 175 million per year for the purchase of desalinated water from mobile plants in order to meet…

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Saudi Water & Electricity Company Issues RFP for Rabigh-3 Private Sector Participation

RIYADH, February 9 – To meet growing demand for potable water in the Makkah region, the Water & Electricity Company (WEC) Board of Directors, chaired by the Minister of Environment, Water and Agriculture, Abdulrahman Alfadley, has approved the issuance of the Request for Proposals for Rabigh-3 IWP. By issuing the RFP on Thursday to pre-qualified…

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Saudi Arabia’s SWCC in Guinness World Records as Largest Desalination Company Globally

RIYADH, February 9 (CIC) – Saudi Arabia’s Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC) has been recognised by Guinness World Records as the largest water desalination company in the world with a daily production capacity of 5 million cubic metres. Guinness World Records said that it verified the figure on February 4. “Recognizing our record in producing…

Automechanika Riyadh 2018 Draws Global Automotive Market’s Major Players

Automechanika Riyadh 2018 Draws Global Automotive Aftermarket’s Major Players

RIYADH, February 8  (CIC) – Local, regional and international automotive aftermarket representatives gathered this week in the Saudi capital for Automechanika Riyadh 2018, where exhibitors from across the world pitched their auto parts, maintenance and services. More than 150 exhibitors from 21 countries participated in Automechanika Riyadh, which took place from February 5 to 7…

SAGIA Launches Digital Licence to Make Things Easier

SAGIA Launches Digital Licence to Make Things Easier for Investors

Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority aims to ensure the fastest possible time for investors to get new businesses up and running   RIYADH, February 7 – The Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority (SAGIA) has launched a digital license service, using cutting-edge technologies to ensure the fastest possible time for investors to get new businesses up…

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Saudi Delegation Attends the “Youth Forum of the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations” Under Sponsorship of KSYC

Youthful participants discuss opportunities to contribute to balanced and sustainable development at home and abroad   RIYADH, February 7 – A Saudi delegation, sponsored by the King Salman Youth Center, took part in the Youth Forum of the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations, which was held recently at the UN headquarters in…

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Chief of Saudi-based Muslim World League and Vatican’s Secretary of State Discuss Confronting Extremism

  RIYADH, February 6 (CIC) – The Secretary General of the Saudi-based Muslim World League (MWL) said on Tuesday that the league is committed to the values ​​of dialogue and is keen to communicate with Pope Francis and the Vatican. During a meeting with Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin in Rome, Sheikh Mohammed…

STC Wins Exclusive Broadcasting Rights for Saudi Football Matches in SAR 6.6 Billion Deal

STC Wins Exclusive Broadcasting Rights for Saudi Football Matches in SAR 6.6 Billion Deal

Initial agreement signed by the General Sports Authority, the Saudi Football Federation and Saudi Telecom Company   RIYADH, February 6, 2018 – The General Sport Authority (GSA), the Saudi Football Federation and Saudi Telecom Company (STC) have signed an agreement giving the company the exclusive rights to broadcast Saudi football matches as well as the…

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King Salman to Attend Opening Ceremony of Janadriyah 2018 on Wednesday

  India will be the guest of honor at the 32end edition of the festival, a ‘grand cultural extravaganza’ showcasing Saudi life, culture and heritage   RIYADH, February 5 – King Salman of Saudi Arabia will inaugurate on Wednesday this Year’s Al Janadriyah Cultural and Heritage Festival, the Kingdom’s most important cultural event, with India named…