Nine Saudi teams in Oman Arab Startup Competition

The Arab Startup Competition is yet another annual competition that celebrates Arab innovators. (Courtesy photo)
Updated 18 April 2018

Nine Saudi teams in Oman Arab Startup Competition

  • Cash prizes exceeding $160,000 will be distributed among the nine lucky winners
  • All 84 semifinalists will benefit from advanced training sessions

JEDDAH: The nine winners of the MITEF Saudi Startup Competition are participating in the 11th Arab Startup Competition, which will be held on April 19 at the Oman Convention and Exhibition Center. The competition is in partnership with the founding partner Community Jameel, and in collaboration with strategic partners Riyada, Omantel, and Zain Group as a digital partner.
The participating Saudi teams are Quantum Solutions, Avokado and Ironix, winners of the startup track; Labayh, Aquaponica, and Blooming Bs from the social enterprise track; and Duleb, Cucumber, and Qisma from the ideas track.
The Arab Startup Competition is yet another annual competition that celebrates Arab innovators, who see it as a platform to showcase, test and develop their creative ideas and skills. Cash prizes exceeding $160,000 will be distributed among the nine lucky winners, three per track. Beyond the cash prizes, all 84 semifinalists will benefit from advanced training sessions, personal mentorship and guidance, as well as media visibility and excellent networking opportunities. AN, Jeddah
The Arab Startup Competition will culminate in a two-day event on April 18 and 19, 2018 in Oman, with the announcement of this year’s winners set to take place during the final award ceremony.


KSA highlights support for Bosnia massacre victims

Saudi Foreign Minister Faisal Bin Farhan al Saud delivers a speech during the opening of the UN Human Rights Council's main annual session on February 24, 2020 in Geneva. (AFP)
Updated 13 July 2020

KSA highlights support for Bosnia massacre victims

  • The minister added that King Salman continued to support and stand by Bosnia and Herzegovina, further confirming the unique and friendly relations between the two countries

GENEVA: Saudi Arabia participated in the 25th anniversary memorial of the Srebrenica genocide that took place in July 1995.
Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan bin Abdullah delivered the Kingdom’s speech via video conference.
He conveyed the greetings of King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to the chairman of the Council of Ministers of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sefik Dzaferovic, and UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, and dignitaries who were participating in the event.
The minister affirmed that Saudi Arabia stood side by side with its brothers, the families of the victims of the massacre.
He said: “Our participation on behalf of Saudi Arabia, its leaders, government, and people, is a humanitarian and moral obligation that the Saudi leadership stands by every year.”
The minister added that King Salman continued to support and stand by Bosnia and Herzegovina, further confirming the unique and friendly relations between the two countries.