Renault awards its Facebook competition winner

Updated 29 November 2012
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Renault awards its Facebook competition winner

Renault Saudi Arabia recently awarded Anas Al-Taglabi, winner of its Facebook competition, which was organized by Renault Saudi Arabia. It included uploading of the most shocking picture that expresses the Shocking affordability of the Duster and reflects the contender’s surprise over the car’s incomparable attractive price. This came as part of Renault’s efforts to interact with its valued clients via unconventional ways to enable them to approach and witness the unique privileges and distinguished services provided by Renault to its clients.
Highlighting Renault›s dedication toward its clients, Divyendu Kumar, MD of Gulf Advantage Automobiles, flew in from Oman to attend the ceremony and honor the winner himself. During the ceremony held at Renault showroom in Riyadh, Kumar expressed his excitement and presented Al-Taglabi with a Bose home theater system.
The event was attended by a number of company officials, and fans who took part in the massive Facebook competition. The competition triggered more than 300 participants to join the rally of pictures and a total of 6,000 fans voted for their favorite picture. The campaign helped increase the Renault Saudi Arabia Facebook page to over 18,000 new fans.
This contest comes as a confirmation to the huge success and popularity achieved by Renault Duster in the Saudi market and the Gulf Region; and also as part of the numerous successes of Renault in the region. Since its launch in the GCC region in May 2012, Renault Duster has seen a high demand and has been extensively sought after especially in the Saudi Market.
Renault has been experiencing great success in the GCC market owing to its quality and durability when compared to its competitors. It was named the fastest growing brand in the GCC in September 2011, with growth rates exceeding 160 percent compared to the same period of 2010. It also ranks fourth among European brands in the GCC and first in Saudi Arabia.
Renault is known for its superb after-sales services, which cover most of the regions in Saudi Arabia. Renault recently opened in Riyadh its largest service center in the GCC countries.
Currently it has showrooms in Madinah, Riyadh, Taif, Jeddah, Dammam, Qatif, Al-Jawaf and Jazan, aside from its three main service centers in Riyadh, Jeddah and Dammam. The other areas of the Kingdom are covered by 11 approved service facilities in addition to 48 spareparts stores all over the Kingdom.


Archaeologists find bust of Roman emperor in Egypt dig in Aswan

Updated 23 April 2018
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Archaeologists find bust of Roman emperor in Egypt dig in Aswan

Cairo: Egypt says archaeologists have discovered a bust of the Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius in the southern city of Aswan.
The Antiquities Ministry said Sunday the head was found in the Temple of Kom Ombo during work to protect the site from groundwater.
It says archaeologists have also unearthed artifacts belongs to a shrine for the god Osiris-Ptah-Neb inside the ancient temple of Karnak in the city of Luxor.
It says the new discoveries include parts of a stone panel depicting a ram and a goose — symbols of the ancient Egyptian god Amun — on an offering table.
Egypt hopes such discoveries will spur tourism, which has suffered from political turmoil following the 2011 uprising.