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King Salman and Crown Prince Attend Closing Ceremony of King Abdulaziz Camel Festival 2018

The month-long festival celebrating the Kingdom’s culture and heritage drew a total of more than 300,000 visitors King of Bahrain and Crown Princes of Kuwait and Dubai also attend final day’s event during which King Salman inaugurated a new 8km camel racecourse RIYADH, February 2 (CIC) – King Salman bin Abdulaziz and Crown Prince Mohammed…

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Japanese Get a Glimpse of Rare Artefacts as Roads of Arabia Expo Opens at Tokyo National Museum

RIYADH, January 30 (CIC) – A collection of rare artefacts from the Arabian Peninsula went on display as the Roads of Arabia Expo opened in Tokyo. The Japanese capital is the 13th stop for the traveling Saudi exhibition that seeks to highlight the Kingdom’s cultural heritage to the world. The “Roads of Arabia – Archaeological…

Saudi Interreligious Centre Receives Africa Peace Prize 2018 Award

A recognition to King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz International Centre for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue’s efforts in establishing coexistence   RIYADH, January 30 (CIC) – The United Religions Initiative (URI) has granted its Africa Peace Prize 2018’ to the King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz International Centre for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue (KAICIID) in appreciation for its efforts…

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Huge Boost for Business in Saudi Arabia: Investment Authority Slashes Time for New Trade Licences

RIYADH, January 28 (CIC) – The Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority (SAGIA) has announced that it has significantly reduced the average time for issuing a new investment licence for businesses operating in the Kingdom. A new licence can now be typically issued in less than 4 working hours, as opposed to 53 previously. Ibrahim Al…