Saudi Arabia launches ambitious e-gaming program

The program will offer participants an academic and practical qualification. (Supplied)
The program will offer participants an academic and practical qualification. (Supplied)
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Updated 14 January 2021

Saudi Arabia launches ambitious e-gaming program

Saudi Arabia launches ambitious e-gaming program

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia has launched an ambitious new business training program to help promote the Kingdom’s e-gaming sector, the Saudi Press Agency reported.
The Game Changers initiative, being led by the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, will offer apprenticeship training to participants, and help them to find jobs in the industry and establish startups.
The program will offer participants an academic and practical qualification, a diploma, an opportunity to create a games studio, a grant of up to SR70,000 ($18,600) at the incubator stage, or an employment opportunity in one of the leading companies in the field.


Saudi royals offer condolences to Indonesia’s quake victims

Saudi royals offer condolences to Indonesia’s quake victims
Updated 19 January 2021

Saudi royals offer condolences to Indonesia’s quake victims

Saudi royals offer condolences to Indonesia’s quake victims
  • At least 56 people were killed and 820 injured in the quake that left 15,000 people displaced

RIYADH: The Saudi King and Crown Prince have offered their condolences to President Joko Widodo of Indonesia after an earthquake measuring 6.2 on the Richter scale hit Sulawesi island on Friday, state news agency SPA reported.

According to the disaster mitigation agency (BNPB) at least 56 people were killed and 820 injured in the quake that left 15,000 people displaced.

King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman offered their sympathy to the families of those killed and wished a speedy recovery for the injured.