KSA

  • ‘Hand In Hand’ initiative launches in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, In collaboration with the Disabled Children’s Association

    To give and to share are truly among the greatest pleasures on earth. It has been said that you have not lived until you have done something for someone that cannot repay you. The values and principles of humility, generosity and goodwill are ones that Mouawad deeply admires and connects to. They are at the core of the Robert Mouawad Foundation, with the promise of making a life-long difference to underprivileged children.

  • Red Sea Housing Services and AECOM Sign MoU to Bring Fast-track Modular Affordable Housing Solutions to Saudi Arabia

    Red Sea Housing Services and AECOM signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to collaborate in delivering innovative, modular affordable housing solutions on fast track basis for the Saudi Arabian market.  

  • Riyadh is building the world's largest public transit system …in just 5 years

    The City of Riyadh, capital of Saudi Arabia, is building the world's largest public transit system --- in just five years. It will be presenting the project at the Palais des  Congrès, in Montreal, Quebec, during the global summit of the Union Internationale des Transports Publics (UITP), May 15 to 17, 2017.

  • Saudi Arabia Says 1.497 Million Pilgrims Arrive for Hajj

    Saudi Arabia has to date welcomed 1.497 million pilgrims who have flocked to the country in preparation for the annual Islamic Hajj pilgrimage, which is due to begin on August 30, 2017.

  • The new Plant to treat 70,000 cubic meters of waste water per day

     Drake & Scull International PJSC, a regional market leader in integrated design, engineering and commissioning, procurement, construction and construction management, has announced today that a consortium of Passavant Energy & Environment (PE&E), its wholly-owned German water & energy technology solutions provider subsidiary, and Aziz Company for Contracting and Industrial Investment (ACCII), Saudi-based firm that specializes in civil and infrastructure projects, has been awarded a SAR 268 million contract for South Dhahran Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) in Saudi Arabia.

  • ‘Saudi Transport 2015’ to feature latest industry investment opportunities and projects in Kingdom

    Saudi Arabia has seen remarkable progress in the transport and railway industry throughout the past years, complementing its efforts to address development needs and provide safe and prompt transportation to the public, based on latest technologies. With the ongoing development and massive projects across the transport and service industry, and looking to contribute effectively to the local transport sector and shed light on the current and future prospects in the Kingdom, Riyadh Exhibitions Company (REC) will be hosting the ‘Saudi Transport 2015’ exhibition from May 31 to June 3, 2015 at Riyadh International Convention & Exhibition Center (RICEC).

  • “ALMALL” the Region’s Newest Online Shopping Destination

    Following Crown Prince Mohamed Bin Salman’s ascension to his role last year, Saudi Arabia has been working towards realizing a complete transformation of its economy and society based on key objectives set under its Vision 2030, a national strategy to modernize its economy and diversify the country’s economy, moving it away from oil dependency.

  • “King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre” achieves highest level of health care IT adoption

    King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre (KFSH&RC) is the first health system outside of North America to achieve Stage 7 on the ambulatory Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model (EMRAMSM) by HIMSS Analytics, the highest recognition for use of clinical information technology (IT) systems and advanced safety features to improve health outcomes and enhance the patient care experience.

  • (ITFC), the "Best Islamic Trade Finance Institution 2018"

    The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC), was awarded "Best Islamic Trade Finance Institution 2018" at the 8th Global Islamic Finance Awards (GIFA) on September 29, 2018, held in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. The Award was accepted by Eng. Hani Salem Sonbol, Chief Executive Officer, ITFC in the presence of the President of Bosnia and Herzegovina, His Excellency Bakir Izetbegović.

  • 10 Factors Weakened the Brand Image and Reputation of the Saudi Hospitality Sector

    The Division for Research and Analytical Study at W7Worldwide revealed 10 factors that contributed to the absence of a brand image and reputation of the large and medium-sized hotel sector in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with focusing on two categories (five and four stars), which weakened their marketing and communications/media campaigns.

  • 18th edition of Saudi Power receives overwhelming response from over 5,246 trade visitors

    The 18th edition of Saudi Power, the leading international trade exhibition for power in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, concluded on a successful note with hundreds of local and international companies and over 5246 professionals attending the show. The event kept exhibitors and visitors abreast with the latest industry updates and market developments, providing a unique platform to view the energy sector’s latest equipments and services, develop global partnerships, and generate new business opportunities.

  • 4DX Expands Middle East Reach with Three Cinemacity Locations to Open in Saudi Arabia

    CJ 4DPLEX has succeeded in a new partnership with Cinemacity, the leading cinema exhibitor in Saudi Arabia, further extending the reach of 4DX in Middle East. Through this deal, three 4DX locations will open in the country's capital city, Riyadh, and other major Saudi cities by the end of this year. 

  • A distinctive regulatory model for Saudi Arabia at the level of the Middle East and Europe

    The Saudi Arabian Public Transport Authority (PTA) has awarded Uber a “Certificate of alignment with Regulations and Standards”, for the company’s alignment with the conditions and procedural requirements issued to regulate the activity of the ride-sharing industry in the Kingdom. Specifically, with regulations allowing only Saudi nationals to use their private vehicles for commercial purposes, in addition to fulfilling technical requirements that are part by these regulations.

  • Abdul Latif Jameel Land Selects Yardi Voyager Residential Management Software

    One of Saudi Arabia’s leading land and property developers, Abdul Latif Jameel Land will utilize Yardi Voyager® 7S, a browser-agnostic, fully mobile Software as a Service platform, for residential asset and property management.

  • ADS Investment Solutions licences new FTSE Russell Saudi Arabia index

    FTSE Russell, the global index, data and analytics provider, announced today that it has launched a new Saudi Arabia-focused index. The FTSE ADS Custom Saudi Minimum Variance Index has been developed in collaboration with Abu Dhabi-based international financial services company, ADS Investment Solutions. The index has been licensed by ADS Investment Solutions for a new exchange traded fund (ETF), incorporated in Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), to be listed on Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange.

  • Al Basel Consultancy expands Middle East operations with opening of new office in Saudi Arabia

    In a bid towards expanding its operations in the Middle East region, Al Basel Consultancy, a prestigious and high end consultancy firm and a member of the Al Basel Group of Companies, had opened its new office in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA. The move falls in line with the company’s continuing expansion initiative, which strategically aims to offer more premiere services to its clients in the region.

  • Al Basel Group’s new jewelry business in KSA to boost localization efforts

    Al Basel Group, one of the leading groups of companies in the UAE that offers a range of specialized services for high-profile clients, announced its plans to launch a new jewelry business in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) in line with its expansion plans in the region. Albairaq for Diamonds and Jewelry will form part of the growing Al Basel Group led by the founder and CEO Basel Al Kasem, with his younger brother Omar Al Kasem at the helm of operations.  The company is set to be operational by the end of 2018, giving rise to a range of job opportunities for Saudi nationals, thereby complementing the ongoing localization efforts.

  • Al Faisaliah Hotel Voted ‘Best Business Hotel in Riyadh’ at the 2017 Business Traveller Middle East Awards

    Al Faisaliah Hotel has been recognised as the ‘Best business hotel in Riyadh’ by the prestigious Business Traveller Middle East Awards 2017.

  • Al Falak brings American technologies into the Saudi market to serve banking sector

    Al Falak,Electronic Equipment & Supplies Co., a leading IT and communications solution provider in the Saudi market signed an agreement with a US based, CorreLog, the leader in multi-platform IT security event management, offering software systems and automation solutions to the financial - banking sector, throughCorreLog Server application via subscription delivered from the cloud.

  • Al Falak to now offer its services to Saudi Arabia’s banking and finance segment

    Al Falak Electronic Equipment & Supplies Company, a leading IT and communications solution provider, has revealed its move of offering its ICT-based services to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s (KSA) banking and finance segment. The company is expected to leverage its diverse portfolio of services across banking institutions operating in the Kingdom. Services to be offered include the installation of integrated projects covering audio, visual and data systems; consultancy on ICT-related issues; implementation of LAN, WAN, WLAN and Ethernet solutions; IPTV and connection services and integrated security systems to help protect the bank’s internal networks.