ThePlace: Al-Hada and Al-Shafa, two must-see Saudi summer resorts

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Updated 10 August 2019

ThePlace: Al-Hada and Al-Shafa, two must-see Saudi summer resorts

Al-Hada and Al-Shafa These two beautiful summer resorts both lie close to Taif, and are linked to neighboring cities through scenic mountain routes. Both are popular tourist destinations in the Kingdom, and provide visitors with a wealth of entertainment —  including theme parks —  and the natural beauty of the agricultural region of Al-Hada. Both resorts boast a number of high-quality hotels and many parks and gardens.


Saudi Arabia’s first female CEO makes Forbes 100 most powerful women

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Saudi Arabia’s first female CEO makes Forbes 100 most powerful women

Saudi Arabia’s first female CEO is named in Forbes 100 most powerful women in the World for a second time.

Rania Nashar, Samba Financial Group CEO, was ranked 97th in the list that also included 16-year-old climate change activist Greta Thunberg.

The list also included the United Arab Emirates’ Raja Easa Al-Gurg ranked at 84. The Emirati, who is a Board Member of the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, was also featured in the list in 2017.

The top 10 in the list included German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Christine Lagarde, who was newly appointed president of the European Central Bank.