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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…

KSRelief Aid Reaches 43 Families on Yemeni Islands Dotted with Mines

King Salman Humanitarian Relief Center (KSRelief) distributed food baskets to 43 families, comprising 205 individuals, on Fasht and Buklan Islands, off the coast of Midi in Hajjah governorate, north-west Yemen, on Thursday. These islanders are surrounded by sea mines thrown indiscriminately by the Iranian-backed Houthis on the shores of the two islands, endangering the lives…

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Arab Coalition Forces Hand Over 27 Former Child Soldiers to Legitimate Yemeni Government

Riyadh, January 25 (CIC) – Arab coalition forces in Yemen handed over, yesterday, 27 former child soldiers to a representative of the legitimate government of Yemen. They were arrested during military confrontations with Houthi coup militias on the border of Saudi Arabia, an official source said. The source pointed out that Iran’s Houthi coup militias…

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Saudi Arabia Offers First Look at Launch of Innovative Country Benchmark Platform at Davos 2018

DAVOS, January 23, 2018 — The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on Tuesday unveiled a first look at the Kingdom’s unique data tool for measuring its performance trajectory in relation to other nations. The International Performance Hub (IPH) – an interactive platform designed to track over 500 Key Performance Indicators under 12 main pillars that enables…