Workshop to support SMEs for new opportunities in KSA

The workshop also debated methods to enable small investors and businesses to flourish as part of the program. (SPA)
Updated 07 January 2019
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Workshop to support SMEs for new opportunities in KSA

  • The workshop also debated methods to enable small investors and businesses to flourish as part of the program, from logistics to financing, and effective marketing

JEDDAH: The Asharqia Chamber held an “Exploring Opportunities in Small and Medium Industrial Enterprises” workshop, as part of the “Nasnaa” (We Produce) program.
Organized in partnership with petrochemical manufacturer SABIC at the Asharqia headquarters in Dammam, it discussed developments in the Kingdom that might affect the Vision 2030 program, from the plastic, beauty and health industries to the military.
The workshop also debated methods to enable small investors and businesses to flourish as part of the program, from logistics to financing, and effective marketing.
The chamber had already held an introductory lecture for the Nasnaa program, dedicated to startups and industrial projects still in their early stages, to highlight the services and schemes available to them, as well as providing guidance on legal matters, licensing and human resources.
The program itself will last for another 3 months. Candidates who are accepted follow a 200-hour training curriculum, led by qualified and experienced professionals and industry experts, with the expressed goal of mentoring and passing on advice and experience to enrich up–and–coming individuals to maximize their and their industry’s potential.


Saudi air force completes ‘Red Flag’ military exercise in US

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Saudi air force completes ‘Red Flag’ military exercise in US

LONDON: The Royal Saudi Air Force concluded its “Red Flag” military exercise in the US on Saturday, which saw more than 800 sorties carried out by the unit.
The air force conducted a number of combat scenarios in a real combat environment in which Saudi pilots demonstrated their high combat capability and rapid ability to deal with enemy targets and destroy them.
The Commander of the air force participating in the exercise, Col. Masoud bin Nasser bin Shri said that participation in the exercise aimed to deepen the bonds of cooperation and exchange of experiences between the air forces of the participating countries, and increase the level of combat readiness and skill and develop of its officers.

Col. Bin Shri confirmed that the air and technical crews achieved outstanding success and high level of accuracy and professionalism, with all flights successful.
He added that these exercises would be of great benefit to the participants of the air crews, and technical and administrative crews to develop their skills and skills and gain self-confidence and good practice in real life battle situations.