Saudi crown prince meets Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos in Seattle

Saudi Arabia's crown prince meets with Amazon CEO. (SPA)
Updated 31 March 2018
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Saudi crown prince meets Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos in Seattle

DUBAI: Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met with Amazon’s founder and CEO Jeff Bezos in Seattle on Friday, Saudi state-news agency SPA reported.
The two discussed cooperation possibilities between Saudi Arabia and Amazon, as well as potential investment opportunities ahead of Saudi Vision 2030.
The meeting was attended by Saudi Arabia’s Ambassador to the US Prince Khalid bin Salman and the official delegation accompanying the crown prince and a number of officials from Amazon.


KSA’s anti-graft agency Nazaha reports rise in corruption complaints

Nazaha has completed investigations into 59 percent of the complaints, with 4.4 percent referred to the Control and Investigation Board. (SPA)
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KSA’s anti-graft agency Nazaha reports rise in corruption complaints

  • Nazaha announced the statistics as part of the National Strategy for the Protection of Integrity and Combating Corruption and Vision 2030

JEDDAH: Complaints to the Saudi National Anti-Corruption Commission, Nazaha, have risen by 50 percent in a single year amid increasing efforts to combat financial and administrative misconduct in the Kingdom.
Nazaha received 15,591 reports in 2018 compared with 10,402 the previous year, according to statistics released by the commission.
Financial and administrative corruption cases made up the bulk of the reports.
Nazaha has completed investigations into 59 percent of the complaints, with 4.4 percent referred to the Control and Investigation Board and 3.37 percent to the Kingdom’s Presidency of State Security.
The commission’s smartphone app received 29 percent of the reports, followed by the website at 23.6 percent, while 19.2 percent of the complaints were made in person at Nazaha’s branches. AN Jeddah
Nazaha announced the statistics as part of the National Strategy for the Protection of Integrity and Combating Corruption and Vision 2030.