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Saudi Arabia Offers 2 Million Gigabytes of Internet Access to 2 Million Pilgrims

The Ministry of Communications and Information Technology teams with the Kingdom’s service providers to ease communication between pilgrims and their families back home   JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, August 19, 2018 – The Saudi Ministry of Communications and Information Technology and the Communications and Information Technology Commission announced an initiative to provide a total of two million…

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Saudi Arabia, UAE and Kuwait Finance Ministers Meet Bahraini Counterpart in Manama and Reaffirm Support to Programme to Achieve Bahrain’s Fiscal Balance

RIYADH, August 15, 2018 – The Ministers of Finance of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, the State of Kuwait and the Kingdom of Bahrain today met in Manama to review a technical report, which includes a comprehensive fiscal balance programme, prepared by the four countries’ joint working team in coordination with…

Saudi Arabia Holds Massive Hajj Security Forces Annual Parade in Makkah Ahead of Pilgrimage

  Prince Abdulaziz bin Saud bin Nayef, Minister of Interior and Chairman of the Supreme Hajj Committee, attended the security forces’ parade which will maintain security and stability during Hajj season this year “Serving the pilgrims is a sacred task, and a great honour.” – Lt. Gen. Said Al Qahtani   MAKKAH, August 14 (CIC) – …

Saudi National Center for Performance Measurement (Adaa) Launches Mobile Application to Measure Beneficiaries’ Satisfaction on Public Services

RIYADH, August 9 – Driven by its mandate of measuring the performance of Saudi public entities towards achieving Vision 2030 objectives, Adaa, the National Center for Performance Measurement, launched its user-centric beneficiary experience measurement tool, Watani Application.   Watani enables citizens, residents and visitors to evaluate public services provided by most of the public sectors.…

New Force on Saudi Tech Scene Emerges as Women Pack the Hall at First Record-Breaking Hajj Hackathon

  Presence of female developers, programmers and computer aficionados from the Kingdom, the GCC and the rest of the world is lauded   JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, August 3 (CIC) – Female computer developers, programmers and proud tech heads from Saudi Arabia, the GCC and across the world, staked out a presence that was both noticeable…