AWAL provides tech support for Riyadh conference

Updated 06 December 2012
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AWAL provides tech support for Riyadh conference

AWAL, a major IT service provider, has provided technical support for the First International Conference on Assessment & Evaluation, which was held recently with the support of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah in Riyadh. Through its support of the three-day event, AWAL aimed to develop its services, stay abreast of current events and leading technologies, as well as support the educational sector by showing strong interest in measurement and evaluation fields, given the importance of quality control and measurement in achieving high efficiency in the educational system, monitoring performance and linking it to global indicators.
The conference also aimed to enrich the scientific side of the admission tests and its criteria. It further strived to highlight the scientific and practical aspects to the field specialists and the society in general through reviewing top international experiences, in addition to developing studies to showcase local experiences.
AWAL is a subsidiary of Saudi Telecom Group. It offers a range of services, including consulting, managed IT solutions, building IT infrastructure and data center services.


Deals worth more than $50bn signed at KSA Future Investment Initiative

Updated 55 min 1 sec ago
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Deals worth more than $50bn signed at KSA Future Investment Initiative

DUBAI: More than 25 deals worth more than $50 billion have been signed at Future Investment Initiative in Riyadh, including 12 “mega deals.”

One of the deals signed was for the second phase of Haramain high-speed railway. Public transport projects, including the development of Saudi Land Bridge project, are also among the raft of deals signed.

 

An MoU between Saudi Aramco and Halliburton was also signed, one of the 25 agreements sealed in during the opening day of the conference in Riyadh.

 

 

More to follow.