Head of Saudi Space Authority receives US envoy

Prince Sultan bin Salman, chairman of the Saudi Space Authority, with the US ambassador to the Kingdom, John Abizaid. (SPA)
Updated 04 September 2019

Head of Saudi Space Authority receives US envoy

  • Saudi Arabia and the US have a history of technical and educational exchange

RIYADH: Prince Sultan bin Salman, chairman of the Saudi Space Authority, received in Riyadh on Monday the US ambassador to the Kingdom, John Abizaid.
They discussed ways to develop strategic partnership regarding space, including benefiting from American experience in space technology.
Saudi Arabia and the US have a history of technical and educational exchange. The longstanding security relationship continues to be important. The vibrancy of the Saudi-US relationship, based on cooperation in the political and economic fields, remains secure.


Electronic Trade and Retail Association OK’d in Saudi Arabia

Minister of Labor, Ahmed Al-Rajhi. (SPA)
Updated 25 min 56 sec ago

Electronic Trade and Retail Association OK’d in Saudi Arabia

  • The association will be under the supervision of the ministry’s trade and investment department

RIYADH: Minister of Labor and Social Development Ahmed Al-Rajhi has approved the establishment of the Electronic Trade and Retail Association, which is the first private community association. The association aims to develop scientific thought and educate the community about the concept of electronic commerce as well as developing and guiding websites and electronic platforms and preparing them for the practice of electronic commerce.
The association’s headquarters will be in Riyadh. It will be under the supervision of the ministry’s trade and investment department.