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The G20 extraordinary summit

  • Unlike World War I and World War II, where allied armies were fighting against different enemies, World War III has allied armies against a single microscopic enemy that is killing thousands of humans across the globe. The whole world is on the same side, fighting the coronavirus disease (COVID...
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In the midst of a global crisis, some good news

  • Like millions who are still working from home these days, you are either glued to your laptop trying to video conference your colleagues and clients or glued to the TV screen trying to stay updated on this coronavirus health war, which I call World War III. Last Friday, as bad news poured in f...
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Green Riyadh to improve quality of life in Saudi capital

  • For those who enjoy walking in London, I am sure the biggest motivation is the availability of public parks across the city. These parks are the “lungs” of London and are, in my opinion, the most important tourist attraction. When I was living there during the 1990s, I used to walk to work acr...
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Another step toward making Riyadh a ‘mega-metropolis’ 

  • Back in the 1970s, I spent my childhood in Riyadh, a city where the airport was just minutes away from almost any point in town and where the last built-up area to the north was the Al-Olaya district, where the Al-Faisaliah tower is located now. Back then, the population of Riyadh was around 71...
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Another achievement in Saudi Arabia communications and technology

  • Since the launch of Vision 2030, the Kingdom’s digital transformation has improved significantly. The information and communications technology sector is valued at $28.7 billion, making it the largest in the Arab world. The Kingdom has an internet penetration rate of 93 percent versus the globa...
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Here comes Jafurah gas field

  • Saudi Arabia is adding another dimension to its energy mix by developing the giant Jafurah gas field in the Eastern Province. With investment of $110 billion, Saudi Aramco is developing the field, which is expected to gradually increase production to 2.2 trillion cubic feet of wet gas by 2...
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Qiddiya: The future of entertainment

  • This is not the first time I have written about the Qiddiya Investment Co. (QIC). Recently, I had the chance to attend an evening organized by the American Business Group where QIC’s CEO Michael Reininger was guest speaker. Personally, I must admit that QIC is my favorite of what are described...
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The National Industrial Development & Logistics Program

  • We keep hearing the phrase: “In any economy, the logistics sector is the backbone of the economy.” I admit I did not realize the impact of this phrase until I heard it firsthand from senior government officials at Davos reacting to the strategic intent of Deutsche Post DHL Group (DPDHL) to set ...
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Why Davos?

  • Saudi Arabia’s participation in the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos last month was a remarkable one, with special sessions on the Saudi vision and receptions hosted by Saudi Aramco, the Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority (SAGIA), the Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdul Aziz Fo...
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The sky is the limit in the education sector

  • The education sector has been one of the main pillars of the Saudi Vision 2030 reform plan, with a special focus on enabling the private sector to play an active role in developing it. The private sector includes local players such as quasi-government institutions, and international ones. Rece...
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