Program launched to promote Saudi fishing sector in Yanbu

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Expert trainers have been hired to teach the program. (SPA)
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Expert trainers have been hired to teach the program. (SPA)
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Expert trainers have been hired to teach the program. (SPA)
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Expert trainers have been hired to teach the program. (SPA)
Updated 05 April 2019

Program launched to promote Saudi fishing sector in Yanbu

  • The initiative has been developed to match international standards

YANBU: The Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture, in partnership with the  Cooperative Societies Council, has launched a training program for navigation and fishing, which aims to train 1,000 young Saudis in the latest fishing techniques. 

The initiative has been developed to match international standards, in line with the objectives of Vision 2030. The training is currently taking place in centers in the city of Yanbu on the west coast.

Expert trainers have been hired to teach the program, which covers marine safety, radio communication, fishing methods, the use of electronic locators, marine mechanization, quality control, simulations, and more. 


Arab coalition: Houthi armed drone, ballistic missiles launched toward Khamis Mushait intercepted

Updated 13 August 2020

Arab coalition: Houthi armed drone, ballistic missiles launched toward Khamis Mushait intercepted

  • The armed drone was intercepted and downed in the morning
  • The ballistic missiles were intercepted and destroyed in the evening

RIYADH: A Houthi armed drone and two ballistic missiles launched towards Saudi Arabia's Khamis Mushait were intercepted on Thursday, the Arab coalition said.

The armed drone was intercepted and downed in the morning whilst the ballistic missiles were intercepted in the evening, Arab coalition spokesperson Col. Turki Al-Maliki said. 

Al-Maliki stressed that the coalition continues to take appropriate actions to deal with hostile and terrorist Houthi acts in accordance with international humanitarian law.