Saudi Arabia determined to honor all its commitments to human rights, envoy tells UN

  • NEW YORK CITY: Saudi Arabia is determined to fulfill all of its obligations under international human rights treaties and is committed to cooperation with all bodies established under those treaties, a UN committee heard on Thursday. The pledge was delivered during a meeting of the UN General...
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Literary subscription service BookLee aims to spark love of reading in children

  • RIYADH: BookLee, a monthly literary subscription service, aims to help children create enduring memories by encouraging a love of reading and education among youngsters between the ages of 2 and 13. “Our mission is to create life-long, happy memories for kids through the love of reading,” Boo...
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UAE Embassy in Riyadh launches discussion on UAE-Saudi economic cooperation and integration

  • RIYADH: The UAE Embassy in Riyadh launched a live discussion, “Prospects for Cooperation and Economic Integration between the UAE and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia,” Emirates News Agency reported. The session, which was moderated by Mohammed Al-Qahtani, head of the commercial affairs department...
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Saudi Arabia’s 1st international audio content conference underway

  • RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s first-ever gathering of international audio content creators has got underway in Riyadh. The Ignite the Sound event, taking place in the capital’s King Abdullah Financial District until Oct. 22, includes more than 20 workshops, 75 keynote speakers, and 30 panel discussi...
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Ministry issues requirements to ensure security guards’ safety

  • RIYADH: The minister of human resources and social development, Ahmed bin Sulaiman Al-Rajhi, issued a decision on Wednesday to approve work environment requirements for the security guard sector. They are to be applied to security services institutions and their respective private sector comp...
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Japan Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Iwai participates in Secretariat General of GCC meeting

  • DUBAI: Japanese Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Iwai Fumio participated at the Secretariat General of the Gulf Cooperation Council meeting in Riyadh on Sunday. Iwai held discussions with the Director General of the Office of the Technical Secretariat for Combating Harmful Practices in Internationa...
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Ambitious plans unveiled to build Saudi Arabia’s own Champs-Elysees in Diriyah

  • RIYADH: Saudi Arabia is to build its own version of France’s world-famous Champs-Elysees, in historic Diriyah. The Diriyah Gate Development Authority’s chief executive officer, Jerry Inzerillo, announced plans for the ambitious project during the Saudi-French Strategic Partnership for Designi...
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Who’s Who: Riyadh Al-Shedokhi, vice president at the Sports Boulevard Foundation

  • Riyadh Al-Shedokhi is the newly appointed design management vice president at the Sports Boulevard Foundation. In his role, Al-Shedokhi leads all assigned design consultants and design managers within the project, and manages contracts, leads corporate initiatives, and develops strategies, go...
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King Salman lauds rapid economic progress to achieve Vision 2030

  • RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman has outlined plans to invest trillions of dollars to spur the domestic economy, and also reiterated that the Kingdom remains committed to help boost global growth through stable energy markets as part of the OPEC+ agreements. In a wide-ranging address to the...
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Saudi Arabia stresses importance of tackling climate change

  • RIYADH: Saudi Arabia is committed to tackling climate change, and has launched several initiatives to confront this challenge, a Shoura Council member has confirmed. Raedah Abunayyan stressed the importance of the Saudi Green Initiative and the Middle East Green Initiative, and noted the benef...
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