Drones take center stage at aviation talks

Abdul Hakim Al-Tamimi, GACA chairman. (SPA)
Updated 21 December 2018
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Drones take center stage at aviation talks

  • GACA recently signed a series of strategic agreements in the civil aviation domain at an air services event in Nairobi

JEDDAH: An official from the Saudi General Authority for Civil Aviation (GACA) took part in a Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) civil aviation meeting in Kuwait City on Thursday.
Abdul Hakim Al-Tamimi, GACA chairman, joined the GCC executive committee’s 15th meeting, which was hosted by Kuwait’s civil aviation body in conjunction with the GCC's top management.
The meeting discussed devising mechanisms for the use of drones and creating a unified program for safety assessments of foreign aircraft, along with other topics on its agenda.
GACA recently signed a series of strategic agreements in the civil aviation domain at an air services event in Nairobi.
The accords were aimed at facilitating air operations, ensuring air safety and aviation security and regulating the air transport industry.
During the meeting, the Saudi delegation concluded bilateral agreements in the field of air transport services with Colombia, Seychelles and Rwanda.


Braun Strowman to face Bobby Lashley at WWE Super Showdown in Jeddah

Updated 19 May 2019
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Braun Strowman to face Bobby Lashley at WWE Super Showdown in Jeddah

WWE Superstar Braun Strowman will go head-to-head with Bobby Lashley at WWE Super ShowDown next month in Jeddah.

The two superstars will wrestle on Friday, June 7 at the King Abdullah Sports City Stadium.

Hosted by the Saudi General Sports Authority, the show will also feature the first-ever match between WWE Hall of Famer Goldberg and Undertaker. Triple H will also go against Randy Orton as they create another chapter of their storied rivalry.

There will also be a 50-Man Battle Royal—the largest in WWE history.

Tickets are available at www.sharek.sa with prices start at 25 SA ($6).