Late Saudi artist Munira Musalli honored

Artist Munira Musalli is pictured during an exhibition in 2016. (Photo courtesy: Hafez Gallery via Instagram)
Updated 13 January 2019
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Late Saudi artist Munira Musalli honored

RIYADH: Prince Badr bin Abdullah bin Farhan, the Minister of Culture, today directed naming one of the art galleries in the kingdom after late fine artist Munira Ahmed Mohammed Musalli in recognition of her contributions and achievements in supporting the fine arts in Saudi Arabia.

Artist Munira Musalli passed away on Friday.

Born in 1954 in the holy city of Makkah, Munira studied in the Faculty of Fine Arts in the Egyptian capital of Cairo.

She received her Diploma in Design from the US in 1979. She worked in the same year at Saudi Aramco as director of publications in the Department of Relations.
 


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)
Updated 19 February 2019
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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.