Jotun reveals 2018 color trends

Updated 09 November 2017
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Jotun reveals 2018 color trends

Jotun has revealed the 2018 color trends under the theme of “Rhythm of Life” — a collection of 36 new colors that will define homes around the globe for the year to come.
Jotun’s color specialist tap into design trends in global cities; pour through research reports that come in from their global network; look at the ways in which people’s lifestyles are changing with the modern world. They have collated the 36 colors into three themes each focused on a different mood and mode of modern living.
“Our research identified three trends that are common to inhabitants of every global city: Our longing for the restorative power of nature; our dream of a calmer, slower-paced way of life in the sun and our desire to make the most of our increasingly compact urban living spaces in minimalist but creative ways. We have designed our color card as a tool to help people express these impulses in their homes — mixing and matching the colors in the way that best reflects their own identity,’ said Rana Khadra, color and creative manager at Jotun Middle East, India and Africa (MEIA).


Pfizer to train KSU pharmacy students

Updated 16 July 2018
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Pfizer to train KSU pharmacy students

In collaboration with King Saud University, Pfizer Saudi Arabia Ltd. has announced the organization of an extensive training course on Monday and Tuesday for students from the university’s College of Pharmacy. The course is part of many programs organized by Pfizer in cooperation with different Saudi universities with the objective to contribute to developing and qualifying Saudi students as well as enhancing their pharmaceutical skills. The programs come within the company’s efforts to effectively participate in the realization of the objectives of Vision 2030.
The training course will be offered by international experts and specialists from Pfizer with the aim to develop this vital sector in the Kingdom.
General Manager of Pfizer Saudi Arabia Ltd., Dr. Alaa Abdul Ghani explained that the course intends to empower Saudi pharmacy students and enrich them with practical and scientific experience that can enable them to work in the pharmaceutical sector and contribute to building their communities and nation. “At Pfizer we have used practical methods to express our commitment toward the Saudi community as well as our vision to contribute to the realization of Vision 2030, which is particularly concerned with employing Saudi youth. In this context, we launched this program to collaborate with colleges of pharmacy across the Kingdom,” he added.
Dean of the College of Pharmacy at King Saud University, Dr. Aws bin Ibrahim Al-Shamsan expressed his appreciation to Pfizer for taking the initiative by organizing this course and inviting international experts to enrich the Kingdom’s pharmaceutical industry by transferring their knowledge to Saudi students. He revealed that this program is the first of more pharmaceutical training programs to come in cooperation with different partners and sectors.
In early 2017, Pfizer Saudi Arabia Ltd. opened its new integrated plant at King Abdullah Economic City with an investment value exceeding $50 million. The plant aims to manufacture Pfizer products locally and transfer expertise, technologies, and trained personnel to the Kingdom. The new plant contributes to the provision of medications for different categories of patients, and also creates the opportunity to develop industrial expertise and qualify local competencies to manufacture drugs inside the Kingdom.
Pfizer Saudi Arabia Ltd., which falls under its parent company located in the US, has been operating in the Kingdom since the 1960s.