King Salman, President Putin discuss efforts to stabilize energy markets

Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) and Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud attend a welcoming ceremony ahead of their talks at the Kremlin in Moscow, in this October 5, 2017 photo. (AFP)
Updated 22 November 2017
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King Salman, President Putin discuss efforts to stabilize energy markets

JEDDAH: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman and Russian President Vladimir Putin reviewed bilateral and mutual efforts to stabilize energy markets and means to promote such joint actions in a call on Tuesday, the Saudi Press Agency reported.
The pair discussed relations binding their two countries and chances to enhance them, in addition to latest regional developments and efforts exerted, in this regard, along promoting joint endeavors to combat extremism and fight terrorism, in order to bring about regional security and stability.


Saudi communications minister receives youngest Saudi female journalist

Updated 19 July 2018
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Saudi communications minister receives youngest Saudi female journalist

RIYADH: Saudi Minister of Communications and Information Technology, Abdullah Al-Sawah stressed the Kingdom's need to discover and support local talent.
He said that the ministry has paid increasing attention to technical talents, which has been represented through the organization of several events, the latest of which was the "Hackathon Digital Machines."
The event was aimed at creating a conducive environment to develop the capabilities of the digital youth and invest in their creative potential to maximize returns.
Al-Sawah noted that the event also aimed at "harnessing their abilities to develop the digital transformation process," calling for intensified and unified efforts in order to invest in Saudi talents for the benefit of the nation.
The minister was speaking during a meeting with Marian Taher Saleh, the youngest Saudi female journalist, alongside with her father.
Al-Sawah praised the role of her family, who have been supporting her from the beginning till she was able to enter the media field, expressing his appreciation for her media achievements.
For his part, Saleh's father expressed his gratitude and appreciation to the minister for his hospitality, appreciation and encouragement for his daughter.