Saudi engineers undergo German management training

Updated 23 March 2013
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Saudi engineers undergo German management training

Saudi engineers undergo German management training

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Water and Electricity Minister Abdullah bin Abdul Rahman Al-Hussayen handed out supply chain management diplomas to trainees of the German Management Academy (DMAN) at a local hotel yesterday.
Saudi engineers of the National Water Company (NWC), Saudi Electricity Company (SEC) and Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC) participated in the training.
The training was “another step toward German transfer of technology and know-how to Saudi Arabia and provided great opportunities for the participants,” he said.
Andreas Hergenroether, delegate of German Industry for Saudi Arabia, said: “Educating young Saudis with marketable skills and capacity for innovation and entrepreneurship is one of the cornerstones of long-term companies.”
“Investing in training and education,” he added, “has been a top priority for German companies.”
He added that through the German Ministry of Education and Research, a study about the Saudi education and training sectors has been published.
The training was supported by the Minister of Water and Electricity and organized by the DMAN represented by Yousef Nahhas, DMAN project manager and Detlev Daues, DMAN shareholder and V-Line chief executive officer.


Saudia cabin crew remain unaccounted for after Sri Lanka attacks

Updated 22 April 2019
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Saudia cabin crew remain unaccounted for after Sri Lanka attacks

  • One cabin crew member was injured but two remain unaccounted for
  • The airline has said it will issue a statement later on Monday

DUBAI: Two cabin crew of the national airline Saudia remain unaccounted for in Sri Lanka, according to a spokesman.

One crew member was injured following the Easter Sunday attacks which killed at least 290 people and injured 500, but the location of two others was unknown.

“As a result of the tragic events that took place in Colombo, Sri Lanka this morning there are SAUDIA crew members that are reportedly unaccounted for,” a statement released by the airline after the attacks on Sunday read.

The two members, that remain missing, have not been named but they are both Saudi Arabian nationals.

No details have been released of where the two were at the time of the blasts.

The airline spokesman told Arab News on Monday that they were continuing to work with the Saudi Arabian embassy in Sri Lanka.