Prince Faisal launches new Al-Eqtisadiah website

Updated 18 November 2012
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Prince Faisal launches new Al-Eqtisadiah website

RIYADH: Prince Faisal bin Salman, chairman of Saudi Research & Marketing Group (SRMG), recently launched the new website of Al-Eqtisadiah business daily.
Salman Aldossary, editor in chief of Al-Eqtisadiah, said the number of people visiting the daily’s website has increased by 40 percent compared to last year.
He said the new user-friendly website would help readers get wider content, adding that it is provided with greater interactive facilities.
“Readers will be able to get more reports, articles and investigative feature stories daily with pictures,” Aldossary said.
He estimated the number of readers who follow Al-Eqtisadiah reports on Twitter at more than 100,000 including its main users.
The online edition of the daily conducts weekly referendums on important topics, receiving responds from thousands of readers. Next week Al-Eqtisadiah Channel will be launched on YouTube, with a lot of attractive programs presented by experts, the editor in chief said. The daily will announce incentives to its online readers shortly.


Saudi Arabia gears up for live music festival during E-Prix race

Updated 21 November 2018
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Saudi Arabia gears up for live music festival during E-Prix race

  • International and Arab musicians are set to perform
  • The event will be held at the UNESCO heritage site of Ad Diriyah

DUBAI: Saudi Arabia will be hosting a three-day music festival during the Saudia Ad Diriyah E-Prix in December.

International and Arab musicians are set to perform for fans to celebrate the first staging of the Formula E race.

The event will be held at the UNESCO heritage site of Ad Diriyah where six major artists will be performing each night from December 13, 14 and after the race itself on December 15.

“The ‘Saudia’ Ad Diriyah E-Prix is set to be the hottest ticket in town for so many reasons, from breath-taking electric racing, to entertainment, to culture. Soon everyone will find out who is coming, and we can promise a festival of music that offers fans, friends and families an unmissable experience,” Vice-Chair of the Saudi Arabia General Sports Authority, Prince Abdulaziz Bin Turki Al-Faisal, said.

“We suggest fans avoid the rush by getting your ticket now to avoid disappointment after the names are released,” he added.