Formula E fans in Saudi Arabia get last chance to snap up tickets

There will be Oud performances, and activities such as ziplining, horse and camel riding. (Supplied)
Updated 14 December 2018

Formula E fans in Saudi Arabia get last chance to snap up tickets

Event organizers tell fans of the Formula E event taking place in Saudi Arabia a chance tickets still available just hours before it begins.

The 2018 ‘Saudia’ Ad Diriyah E-Prix is expected to open its doors for fans at 4pm local time.

There will be Oud performances, and activities such as ziplining, horse and camel riding. There will also be a Harvey Nichols pop up stores and food trucks.

In the evening R&B singer Jason Derulo will give a performance at the concert arena, followed by headline act Enrique Iglesias.


G20 ready to limit effects of coronavirus on global economy, Saudi finance minister

Updated 1 min 16 sec ago

G20 ready to limit effects of coronavirus on global economy, Saudi finance minister

RIYADH: Finance officials from the Group of 20 major economies agreed on Sunday to continue monitoring the risk from the coronavirus outbreak and to adopt appropriate policies to limit the global economic impact, Saudi Arabia's finance minister said.
The two-day gathering in Riyadh was dominated by growing concern over the widening fallout from the coronavirus outbreak, with the International Monetary Fund predicting it would shave 0.1 percentage point off global growth. 
During the meeting, which also included central bank governors heads of international and regional organizations, under the Saudi G20 Presidency, was chaired by Saudi finance minister Mohammed Al-Jadaan and the Saudi Central Bank
governor Ahmed Al-Kholifey.
They also discussed the global economic outlook and possible policy responses to support growth and safeguarding against downside risks, as well as the priorities of the Saudi G20 presidency, under the theme of “Realizing Opportunities of the 21st Century for All.” 
They also addressed the tax challenges arising from the digitalization of the economy, utilizing the benefit of technology for infrastructure, developing domestic capital markets, and framing supervisory and regulatory issues for the digital era.