WEF22: Saudi Arabia rises on several key performance indicators

WEF22: Saudi Arabia rises on several key performance indicators

  • Princess Haifa bin Mohammed, assistant minister of the Tourism Ministry, said that the Kingdom’s industry “didn’t just recover, but actually increased”
  • Khalid Al-Falih, Saudi minister of investment, said that the Saudi technology and tourism industries have been a driving force in attracting investors from around the world
By Arab News ·

Saudis, Emiratis stress Kingdom’s rise creates more opportunities for region  

Saudis, Emiratis stress Kingdom’s rise creates more opportunities for region  

  • Participating in WEF panel on ‘Saudi outlook,’ Kingdom’s Investment Minister Khalid Al-Falih said ‘a rising tide lifts all boats’
  • Chairman of Dubai-based Damac Hussain Sajwani says KSA, UAE ‘completing each other in terms of growth, not competing with each other’
By TAREK ALI AHMAD ·

Iran systematically undermines the stability of the region, Israeli president tells WEF

Iran systematically undermines the stability of the region, Israeli president tells WEF

  • Israel and all nations of the world cannot accept Iran’s pursuit of nuclear capabilities, says President Isaac Herzog
  • Herzog says Saudi Arabia is a very important country in the region, but joining the Abraham Accords “has to take its time”
By Arab News ·

Saudi Arabia to appoint two labor attachés to Pakistan and India this year

Saudi Arabia to appoint two labor attachés to Pakistan and India this year

  • It intends to facilitate holding job fairs in the countries concerned, which recruitment offices will attend, to simulate the work environment conditions and double-check that labor is qualified and eligible to work in the Kingdom
By Hebshi Alshammari ·

Egypt wants to shift focus to developing countries in climate talks — official

Egypt wants to shift focus to developing countries in climate talks — official

  • A natural gas exporter, Egypt takes over presidency of the UN climate talks from Britain
  • Delivering this financing is among Egypt’s priorities for COP27
By Reuters ·

Flexible working will be a lasting legacy of the COVID-19 pandemic, WEF panel hears

Flexible working will be a lasting legacy of the COVID-19 pandemic, WEF panel hears

  • Participants in the discussion agreed that the experience of working from home during the crisis has left many employees wanting a better work-life balance
  • One panelist said that all workers, regardless of profession, should be given the opportunity to work more flexibly to prevent a split within the workforce
By Arab News ·

Three more join impressive list of Red Sea resort operators

Three more join impressive list of Red Sea resort operators

  • Ritz-Carlton Reserve, Miraval and Rosewood sign deals with The Red Sea Development Company
By SHAFQUAT ALI ·

Big projects need to open doors for SMEs to drive tourism, says official

Big projects need to open doors for SMEs to drive tourism, says official

By Widad Taleb & Nirmal Narayanan ·

Radisson Hotel Group set to launch Mansard Riyadh in the next 2 weeks

Radisson Hotel Group set to launch Mansard Riyadh in the next 2 weeks

By Widad Taleb & Nour El Shaeri ·

Protect role of ethics in AI future, UAE minister tells Davos

Protect role of ethics in AI future, UAE minister tells Davos

  • As a leading country in artificial intelligence, the UAE is working on integrating AI in all sectors of the economy and society
By Arab News ·

Protect role of ethics in AI future, UAE minister tells Davos

Protect role of ethics in AI future, UAE minister tells Davos

  • As a leading country in artificial intelligence, the UAE is working on integrating AI in all sectors of the economy and society
By Arab News ·

Emirati filmmaker Nayla Al-Khaja teams up with Oscar-winning composer A.R. Rahman on new movie

Emirati filmmaker Nayla Al-Khaja teams up with Oscar-winning composer A.R. Rahman on new movie

  • The Emirati filmmaker and the two-time Academy Award-winning composer will collaborate on her upcoming feature, ‘Baab’
By Lama Alhamawi ·
Alcaraz, Zverev pull off French Open escapes as Nadal, Djokovic cruise

Alcaraz, Zverev pull off French Open escapes as Nadal, Djokovic cruise

  • The 19-year-old Alcaraz is attempting to become just the eighth teenager to capture a major men’s title, and backed as the man to break the stranglehold of Djokovic and Nadal
By AFP ·