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. 


Quality of Life program plans annual conference to develop strategic index

Updated 22 January 2020

Quality of Life program plans annual conference to develop strategic index

  • There are 13 programs aiming to change and develop the lifestyles of citizens and residents

JEDDAH: The Saudi Arabian Quality of Life Program will organize an annual conference to develop a strategic index accredited by the UN, according to its spokesman Mazrou Al-Mazrou.

This news came in a meeting held at the King Abdul Aziz Public Library in Riyadh on Monday, during which Al-Mazrou presented insights about the program, and how it related to the National Transformation Program 2020 (NTP) and Saudi Vision 2030.

The program supervises 119 initiatives in the entertainment and recreational sectors, including in culture, sport, recreation and touristism, he added.

“There are 13 programs aiming to change and develop the lifestyles of citizens and residents,” Al-Mazrou said.

“The programs rely on the financing method and intersect with other authorities. A range of events and programs have been achieved, such as diversifying entertainment activities with more than 377 events so far, as well as increasing the index of families’ expenditure rate on entertainment activities."

He said the program had several other objectives, including enriching the local entertainment scene in the Kingdom, contributing to the construction media cities, and supporting the development of the Saudi film industry.