Jazan deputy emir launches ‘Cybersecurity Week’ in southwestern Saudi Arabia

Jazan deputy emir launches ‘Cybersecurity Week’ in southwestern Saudi Arabia
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The campaign will introduce cybersecurity as one of the most important components of life in various fields. (SPA)
Jazan deputy emir launches ‘Cybersecurity Week’ in southwestern Saudi Arabia
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The campaign will introduce cybersecurity as one of the most important components of life in various fields. (SPA)
Updated 31 December 2018

Jazan deputy emir launches ‘Cybersecurity Week’ in southwestern Saudi Arabia

Jazan deputy emir launches ‘Cybersecurity Week’ in southwestern Saudi Arabia
  • The deputy emir said in his opening speech that this initiative was launched to fulfill the Kingdom’s Vision 2030

JEDDAH: Deputy Emir of Saudi Arabia’s Jazan region, Prince Mohammad bin Abdel Aziz, launched on Sunday a week-long campaign to spread awareness and training on cybersecurity.
Entitled “Cybersecurity week,” the campaign was launched at the main meeting hall in Jazan, with Prince Mohammad highlighting its importance.
The deputy emir said in his opening speech that this initiative was launched to fulfill the Kingdom’s Vision 2030, which is aimed at a comprehensive development for the nation’s security, economy, entertainment sector and to provide quality living standards for its citizens.
He said the campaign will introduce cybersecurity as one of the most important components of life in various fields, through its role in boosting nationalism, consolidating human communication, serving the nation and maintaining its security.
Prince Mohammad said the campaign will introduce participants to the importance of cybersecurity and the preservation of everything related to Jazan’s data systems and information.
He also said the participants involved in the campaign indicates that Jazan has the capabilities of fulfilling digital development in line with the Vision 2030.


Saudi Arabia’s crown prince, Iraqi president discuss cooperation

Saudi Arabia’s crown prince, Iraqi president discuss cooperation
Updated 26 January 2021

Saudi Arabia’s crown prince, Iraqi president discuss cooperation

Saudi Arabia’s crown prince, Iraqi president discuss cooperation
  • They discussed relations and ways of enhancing them in all fields

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman received a phone call from Iraqi President Barham Salih, Saudi Press Agency reported on Tuesday.
During the call, they reviewed relations between the two countries, in addition to discussing ways of enhancing bilateral cooperation in a way that serves the interests of the two countries in various fields, within the framework of the Saudi-Iraqi Coordination Council.
Saudi Arabia and Iraq opened the Arar border crossing for trade for the first time in three decades in November last year. The crossing had been closed since 1990 after the two countries cut ties following Saddam Hussein’s invasion of Kuwait.
Also in November, a Saudi delegation led by the Kingdom’s commerce and industry and agricultural ministers visited Baghdad as part of the framework of the Saudi-Iraqi Coordination Council and the Economic, Trade, Investment, Development and Joint Relief Committee.
A Saudi-Iraqi businessmen forum was also launched on the side-lines of the visit, under the auspices of the Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi. 
The Saudi-Iraqi rapprochement extends back to 2015, when Saudi Arabia reopened its embassy in Baghdad following a 25-year break.
In July Saudi Arabia and Iraq signed investment agreements on energy and sports.