Saudi Cabinet praises airport masterplan announcement by Crown Prince

  • RIYADH: The Saudi Cabinet on Tuesday praised a project to build a new airport in the Kingdom that is set to become one of the world’s largest airports. The statement came during the weekly Cabinet meeting which was chaired by Saudi King Salman at Al-Yamamah Palace in the capital Riyadh. The...
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Diriyah officially opens its gates to the public on December 4

  • RIYADH: Saudi Tourism Minister Ahmed Al-Khateeb inaugurated the UNESCO World Heritage sites At-Turaif and the Bujairi Terrace in Diriyah on Monday. The DGDA held a special gala dinner for a number of World Travel and Tourism Council delegates who were present in Riyadh for the 22nd ...
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UN food body backs Saudi green climate, energy commitments

  • RIYADH: The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization has lauded the Kingdom for its its climate change commitments such as the Saudi Green Initiative and the Middle East Green Initiative, environment protection and energy transition programs. In an exclusive interview with Arab News, t...
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Who’s Who: Noha Radwan, vice president at Retaj Engineering and Consulting Co.

  • Noha Radwan has been vice president, junior partner, and a member of the board of directors at Retaj Engineering and Consulting Co. since 2014. During her time with the Saudi architecture firm, she has developed and implemented value-added strategies to increase product and service profitabil...
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World-class line-up of speakers announced for Riyadh Philosophy Conference

  • RIYADH: In international line-up of top speakers has been announced for the second annual Riyadh Philosophy Conference, starting on Thursday. The Saudi Literature, Publishing, and Translation Commission revealed the influential names due to address the three-day gathering at the King Fahad Na...
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Saudi Shoura Council Chairman receives Bahrain’s Ambassador to KSA

  • RIYADH: Saudi Shoura Council Chairman Dr. Abdullah bin Mohammed Al-Asheikh received Bahrain’s Ambassador to the Kingdom Shaikh Ali Abdulrahman bin Ali Al-Khalifa in Riyadh on Monday. During the meeting, the two discussed several topics of common interest, including relations between the Saudi...
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Sustainable development of Saudi island will boost economy

  • RIYADH: Economists and environmentalists say sustainable investment is important for an island north of Dammam allocated billions of riyals for development. Experts told Arab News that the SR2.64 billion ($703 million) granted to Darin and Tarout island by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman las...
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Saudi delegation attends Gulf Military Media Coexistence program in Kuwait

  • KUWAIT: The Saudi Ministry of Defense, represented by the General Administration of Strategic Communication at the ministry’s Agency for Strategic Affairs, participated in the Gulf Military Media Coexistence program, which was recently hosted by the armed forces in Kuwait. The Saudi delegatio...
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UNWTO passes Saudi resolution to transform global tourism

  • MARRAKECH: The 117th Executive Council of the UN World Tourism Organization has passed a Saudi-Spanish resolution that aims to “redesign tourism” in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. After being elected chair of the council on Nov. 24 for the 2023 term, the Kingdom successfully lobbied for t...
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Who’s Who: Mohanad Al-Shaikh, CEO of Johnson Controls Arabia

  • Mohanad Al-Shaikh has been CEO of Johnson Controls Arabia since 2014, and has been driving the company’s expansion to include Egypt, Lebanon and Yemen. As CEO of a leading company in building sustainability, Al-Shaikh has enacted programs to recruit Saudi women in production lines, and bridge...
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