Madinah governor launches online portal for region’s chamber of commerce and industry

Updated 10 June 2018

Madinah governor launches online portal for region’s chamber of commerce and industry

Prince Faisal bin Salman, the governor of Madinah, has patronized the signing of the deal for constructing the building of the Madinah Chamber of Commerce and Industry in the Knowledge Economic City on King Abdul Aziz Road.

The building will be a cornerstone for the chamber through which it will continue to achieve its objectives and vision, including developing investment opportunities in the province as well as serving businessmen and businesswomen.

The deal was co-signed by Chairman of Madinah Chamber of Commerce and Industry Munir Mohammed Nasser and MOBCO Group’s representative, Khaled Moussa Al-Zahrani.

Prince Faisal also launched the online portal for the chamber’s members to provide them with electronic membership services.

Nasser thanked the governor of Madinah for his unlimited support for the chamber’s activities, which aim to turn Madinah into a unique business and tourist destination and the preferred destination for investment at local, regional, and international levels.

He pointed out that the building was designed to serve the chamber’s objectives; it will be made as a model administrative, financial, and technical organization that performs its role as a business development engine in Madinah.

The chamber’s chairman explained that the online portal provides several basic services that save members’ time and effort.

“By launching this online portal, Madinah Chamber of Commerce and Industry is considered the first in 25 chambers across the Kingdom to employ a unified registration system approved by the Council of Saudi Chambers and the third in the Kingdom to employ the monetary portfolio system,” he added.


Saudi CERT warns against phishing attacks in relation to COVID-19

Updated 10 April 2020

Saudi CERT warns against phishing attacks in relation to COVID-19

JEDDAH: The Saudi Computer Emergency Response Team (Saudi CERT) has warned that people are using the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic to initiate online phishing scams and attempt to steal personal information.

“Be careful and beware of messages that you could receive from fake accounts under the name of  the Ministry of Health asking you to click on an unknown link,” Saudi CERT wrote on Twitter.

Saudi CERT shared a number of tips to avoid falling for such scams: “Continuously follow reliable news sources from the Ministry of Health’s official accounts, make sure that the messages received are from official accounts and check with the sender before opening anonymous links.”