Saudi PPPP Exhibition 2018 attracts over 12,400 visitors

Updated 08 February 2018
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Saudi PPPP Exhibition 2018 attracts over 12,400 visitors

The 15th edition of the Saudi Plastics and Petrochemicals and the Saudi Printing & Packaging (Saudi PPPP) Exhibition, one of the largest industrial conglomerates in the field of plastics, petrochemicals, printing and packaging in the region, concluded after four successful days of activities. More than 425 local and international exhibitors from 26 countries took part in the event at the Riyadh International Convention and Exhibition Center.
The exhibition, considered one of the major industrial shows in the GCC, saw numerous deals signed between exhibitors and other companies operating in Saudi Arabia.
Saudi PPP attracted a total of 12,480 visitors, including industrialists, consumers, specialists and scientists from around the world.
The exhibition featured a number of engaging activities for visitors interested in the petrochemicals and plastics sector, including several workshops, including “Exporting for the Growth of your Business,” organized by the Saudi Export Development Authority. This included an overview of exports and their importance in business development, and also covered important tips and tools for exporters.
The four-day exhibition also featured discussions on advanced technologies, sustainability in the petrochemical industry, and innovations in printing.
In addition to participating in the exhibition, technical experts from Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) also conducted a series of workshops on the advantages of the solutions they offer and presented a detailed explanation of their new initiative “NUSANED” — which was launched earlier this year in partnership with a number of government agencies and the private sector in order to achieve SABIC’S localization agenda and to help local industry development
Mohammed Al-Sheikh, marketing manager of Riyadh Exhibitions Company Ltd., which organized the event, praised the success of the exhibition, which was aligned with the growth of the petrochemical sector in Saudi Arabia, noting the increasing interest in the exhibition year on year.
He added: “The exhibition presented participating companies with the opportunity to showcase their products and innovations in the petrochemicals, plastics, printing and packaging sectors, and to strengthen communication channels between exhibitors and other players in the petrochemical and printing industries.
Having said that, we believe this exhibition falls in line with the income diversification strategy and the growth of the industrial sector witnessed by the country, and contributes toward achieving the Kingdom’s Vision 2030.”


Mobily users to enjoy TV, film content on Starz Play

Updated 12 November 2018
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Mobily users to enjoy TV, film content on Starz Play

Mobily has partnered with Starz Play allowing the telecom operator’s customers to stream popular Hollywood and Bollywood movies on the fast-growing entertainment platform, which provides television and film content.

Mobily customers can now sign up to Starz Play and make payments directly through their Mobily account. Subscribers can access more than 10,000 hours of Hollywood and Bollywood blockbuster movies, at the same time as US TV shows, documentaries, kids’ entertainment and dedicated Arabic content — all ad-free and in HD or 4K quality.

Moreover, Mobily subscribers can now enjoy a wide range of international award-winning shows such as Vikings, and the latest and final season of The Big Bang Theory, in addition to many classics such as Friends and Grey’s Anatomy. 

The platform also provides English, Arabic and French audio options and user interfaces, with a one-click Arabic subtitling option.

In order to get this service, Mobily customers can subscribe monthly for a fee of SR35 ($9) or weekly for SR9. Users can get a 30-day free trial by sending 1 to 620400 for a monthly subscription and by sending 2 to 620400 for a weekly subscription.