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Basil M.K. Al-Ghalayini

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Aramco’s In-Kingdom program will localize, boost economy

This week I will be talking about a game-changing program, designed to drive domestic long-term economic growth and diversification in our rapidly changing economy: The In-Kingdom Total Value Add (IKTVA) program.

March 31, 2019

The automotive sector in Saudi Arabia

The automotive industry is a key pillar of the global economy, a main driver of macroeconomic growth and technological advancement in developing and developed countries.

March 02, 2019

Artificial Intelligence in Saudi Arabia

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a collective term for computer systems that can sense their environment, think, learn, and respond to what they are sensing.
Forms of AI in use today include digital assistants, chatbots and machine learning among others.

February 23, 2019