Saudi Basic Industries Corporation participates in Poland world climate meet

Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Yousef Abdullah al-Benyan. (REUTERS)
Updated 07 December 2018
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Saudi Basic Industries Corporation participates in Poland world climate meet

  • The Saudi delegation is headed by Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources Khalid Al-Falih

JEDDAH: Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) is participating in the UN Conference on Climate Change (COP 24) being held in the Polish city of Katowice from Dec. 3-14, 2018.
SABIC Vice-Chairman and CEO Yousef bin Abdullah Al-Bunyan said that SABIC’s participation was a reflection of its leadership in sustainability and sustainable development.
He stressed SABIC’s keenness to support the Saudi delegation, through its backing of the 10 principles of the UN Global Compact and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals. The Saudi delegation is headed by Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources Khalid Al-Falih.


King Salman launches restoration program for Tarif historical district

Updated 10 December 2018
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King Salman launches restoration program for Tarif historical district

JEDDAH: King Salman patronized on Sunday the inaugural ceremony for the restoration of the Tarif historical district in the presence of leaders, presidents, and delegations from Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries.

The program aims at the development of the ancient historical city so as to transform it into an international tourist and cultural hub. It also aims to list it among the world heritage sites.

In a speech delivered during this ceremony, Prince Faisal bin Bandar, Governor of Riyadh region, thanked King Salman for his support of the program, which coincides with the fourth anniversary of the king’s ascension to the throne.