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. 


Saudi Arabia reports 30 new coronavirus deaths

Updated 22 September 2020

Saudi Arabia reports 30 new coronavirus deaths

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia has recorded 552 new confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus, 30 new virus related deaths.

The Health Ministry said the new cases bring the total number of COVID-19 patients to 330,798, including 13,572 active cases that are undergoing treatment. Of these, there are 1,121 critical cases, while the health condition of the rest is stable.

It added that 30 new deaths have been reported; putting the tally of fatalities, at 4,542.

Meanwhile, as many as 1,185 cases have recovered, raising recoveries' toll to 312,684.

It also said that new 48,367 laboratory tests were carried, during the past 24-hours, bringing the total of tests conducted in the kingdom to 6,141,968.