Makkah governorate, KSRelief sign deal in crisis and disaster management training

Makkah Gov. Prince Khaled Al-Faisal and Dr. Abdullah Al-Rabeeah, general supervisor of the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief), witness the signing of an agreement to enhance aspects of cooperation in several areas. (SPA)
Updated 18 November 2019

Makkah governorate, KSRelief sign deal in crisis and disaster management training

Makkah Gov. Prince Khaled Al-Faisal and Dr. Abdullah Al-Rabeeah, general supervisor of the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief), witnessed the signing of a memorandum of cooperation between the Crisis and Disaster Management Center in Makkah Governorate and KSRelief to enhance aspects of cooperation between the two parties in several areas.

The agreement, which is the first of its kind between KSRelief and a regional governorate in the Kingdom, was signed by Dr. Aqeel Al-Ghamdi, the assistant supervisor general director for planning and development at KSRelief, and Col. Saud Al-Tami, director of the center. It provides for the holding of symposia, seminars and research in the field of crisis and disaster management, building capacities and joint training programs, in addition to benefiting from the cadres and expertise in the field of training for crises and disasters.

Under the agreement, the two parties will exchange visits to enhance cooperation as well as exchanging advisory services, reports, statistics, publications and studies.


Red Sea cruise ships to set sail from Saudi Arabia on Aug.27

Updated 12 August 2020

Red Sea cruise ships to set sail from Saudi Arabia on Aug.27

  • Cruise ships are equipped with large theaters which will put on productions for entertainment
  • They also have gyms, swimming pools and a video games area

RIYADH: Cruise ships will set sail from the Red Sea coast in Saudi Arabia for the first time on Aug. 27, Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported on Wednesday.
The ships are part of the Saudi Tourism Authority’s (STA) efforts to highlight the Red Sea’s tourist treasures.
The cruise ships will have a number of private restaurants on board and some rooms will have a balcony that overlooks the Red Sea whilst others will have a view of it.
Cruise ships are equipped with large theaters which will put on productions for entertainment and small markets where souvenirs can be bought. They also have gyms, swimming pools and a video games area.