Saudi Arabia offers new educational visas serving students from 160 countries

  • MAKKAH: Saudi Arabia announced it had recently relaxed rules for foreign students, introducing long and short-term educational visas. The educational visas target male and female students, researchers, and academics for higher education to attract distinguished talents and raise the quality o...
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British Embassy launches ninth year of Study UK Alumni Awards

  • RIYADH: The British Embassy along with the British Council in Riyadh launched the ninth year of its Study UK Alumni Awards program, now open for applications. The awards celebrate the outstanding achievements of UK alumni in Saudi Arabia as well as across the world. The awards are open to a...
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Deal signed to establish Saudi-Senegalese Business Council

  • RIYADH: The Federation of Saudi Chambers and Senegal’s National Union of Chambers of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture signed a cooperation agreement to establish a joint Saudi-Senegalese Business Council as part of endeavors to enhance trade movement between Saudi Arabia and Senegal as well a...
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Saudi defense minister meets with head of Yemeni presidential leadership council

  • RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s Defence Minister Prince Khalid bin Salman met with the head of the Yemeni Presidential Leadership Council Rashad Al-Alimi on Wednesday. During the meeting, Prince Khalid and Al-Alimi discussed the latest developments in Yemen, the Kingdom’s appreciation of the council’s...
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Saudi officials sign deal to develop Saudi UK Tech Hub

  • RIYADH: The Ministry of Communications and Information Technology has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Saudi British Joint Business Council to develop the Saudi UK Tech Hub, the Saudi Press Agency reported. The hub is a digital platform that aims to connect Saudi and British entr...
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Who’s Who: Mishaal Ashemimry, vice president of the International Astronautical Federation

  • Saudi engineer Mishaal Ashemimry is the newly elected vice president of the International Astronautical Federation, becoming the first Saudi woman to hold the position after receiving 14 majority votes from international representatives. Her role as one of the federation’s 12 vice presidents ...
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UK PM thanks Saudi crown prince for role in release of British detainees

  • RIYADH: Britain’s prime minister thanked Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for his role in securing the release of five British detainees held by Russia-backed forces in Ukraine last week, Saudi Press Agency reported on Monday. Liz Truss expressed her thanks during a phone call ...
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Al-Rajhi chairs GCC labor ministers meeting in Riyadh

  • RIYADH: Saudi Minister of Human Resources and Social Development Eng. Ahmed bin Sulaiman Al-Rajhi chaired the meeting of the Gulf Cooperation Council labor ministers’ committee, which kicked off in the presence of GCC Secretary-General Dr. Nayef Al-Hajraf in Riyadh on Monday. During the meeti...
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European languages are the talk of Riyadh

  • RIYADH: Saudi and EU partners have come together to mark the European Day of Languages and promote better communication and cultural understanding. The EU delegation to Saudi Arabia, in partnership with the Riyadh Language Exchange, marked the day on Monday as it prepared to host a European N...
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Saudi ambassador to Yemen meets UN special envoy in Riyadh

  • RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to Yemen Mohammed bin Saeed Al-Jaber met with the UN special envoy for Yemen Hans Grundberg in Riyadh on Monday. During the meeting, Al-Jaber emphasized the Kingdom’s support for UN efforts to extend the truce in Yemen to reach a complete ceasefire and a comp...
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