Saudi Shoura Council urges reduction of cybercrimes

Saudi Shoura Council urges reduction of cybercrimes
Saudi Shoura Council Speaker Dr. Abdullah Al-Asheikh chairs a remote session of the council as a health precaution in Riyadh on Monday. (SPA)
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Updated 16 June 2020

Saudi Shoura Council urges reduction of cybercrimes

Saudi Shoura Council urges reduction of cybercrimes
  • The Shoura Council asked the Justice Ministry to prepare an integrated plan for the judicial system clearly stating the workflow, employees’ qualification, and their selection criteria

Saudi Shoura Council Speaker Dr. Abdullah Al-Asheikh convened a session of the council online on Monday during which it called on the National Cyber Security Authority to take all measures for the protection of national infrastructure and reduction of cybercrimes.
It also called on the General Authority for Military Industries to study global trends and develop training programs for Saudi nationals.
The council also urged the Ministry of Labor and Social Development to increase the number of daycare centers across the Kingdom and design them to meet international standards.
The council also called on the ministry to take steps in coordination with relevant authorities to include a psychological examination of domestic workers as a requirement to obtain a visa.
The Shoura Council asked the Justice Ministry to prepare an integrated plan for the judicial system clearly stating the workflow, employees’ qualification, and their selection criteria.
It also called on the Public Prosecution to raise the number of female employees in various departments. The council urged the King Fahd National Library to prepare a national strategy for libraries and cultural centers and take measures to protect intellectual property rights.


Visit to Uzbekistan by high-level Saudi delegation starts

Visit to Uzbekistan by high-level Saudi delegation starts
Updated 23 January 2021

Visit to Uzbekistan by high-level Saudi delegation starts

Visit to Uzbekistan by high-level Saudi delegation starts
  • Aim is to enhance bilateral relations
  • A number of joint projects will be launched during the trip

RIYADH: A high-level Saudi delegation begin an official visit to Uzbekistan on Saturday, with the aim of strengthening bilateral relations, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported on Friday.
The delegation, led by Minister of Investment Khalid Al-Falih, will include officials from a large number of government agencies, in addition to representatives from the private sector and senior Saudi businessmen.
The agenda for the visit includes the unveiling of a number of joint projects, the signing of a memorandum of understanding, and the launch of renewable-energy projects led by Saudi companies, as well as meetings between officials and businessmen from both countries.
Uzbekistan’s “business environment is witnessing an increase in investment opportunities in the fields of energy, food industries, building materials, mining, electronics, information technology, agriculture and others,” according to the SPA report.