Monday, July 4

Jeddah Season Continues its Record-breaking Journey, Announces 6 Million Visitors within 60 Days of its Launch

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Jeddah-- The Jeddah Season 2022 set a new record of the number of its visitors by announcing the arrival of 6 million visitors of various nationalities and ages from inside and outside the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia before concluding its 60 days of entertainment, suspense and diversity on Saturday.Since its launch at the beginning of May, the Jeddah Season has achieved diversity and comprehensiveness in its activities and a multitude of options that it provides to visitors, as well as excellence in attracting international events and experiences. This achievement was accompanied by accuracy in preparation, organization, and operation, which contributed to the season's appeal and attracted such a large number of visitors in a short period of 60 days.This large number of visitors to the Jeddah ...

KSA’s Representative and Head of Donor Group to Support UN OCHA Participates in High-level Meeting of Donors in The Hague

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The Hague-- Head of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's Presidency team to the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) Donor Support Group and Assistant Supervisor General of King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief) for Planning and Development Dr. Aqeel bin Jamaan Al-Ghamdi, and his accompanying delegation, participated here yesterday in the high-level meeting of the donor group to support the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UN OCHA).Al-Ghamdi said that the role and tasks of the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs are very important in the humanitarian work, adding that throughout history, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has provided great humanitarian aid as well as providing $96 billion in development assis...

Ministry of Media Launches Virtual Media Center for this Year’s Hajj Season

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Riyadh-- The Ministry of Media has launched the virtual media center for this year's Hajj season, which aims to unify media efforts and broadcast media content, reflecting the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's efforts in serving the pilgrims.The virtual media center is an electronic platform that provides virtual media services to the government agencies and the media, benefiting more than 725 media men and women registered in the platform from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and abroad, representing national and international news agencies, newspapers and channels.Source: Saudi Press Agency

KSrelief Continues Implementing Technical Training Courses on Vocational and Commercial Skills in Lahij Governorate, Yemen

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Lahij-- King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief) continued implementing a technical training course on public electricity maintenance skills in Lahij Governorate, Yemen as part of the vocational and commercial skills training and support project in partnership with the United Nations Development Program in Yemen.This $3 million project is being implemented in the governorates of Hadramout and Lahij and aims to improve the livelihoods of the Yemeni people and enhance productive services.Source: Saudi Press Agency

GCC Secretary-General Praises Saudi Arabia’s New Development Projects in Yemen

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Riyadh-- Secretary General of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Dr. Nayef Falah Mubarak Al-Hajraf praised the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s announcement of a new and important set of development projects to be implemented by the Saudi Program for the Development and Reconstruction of Yemen (SDRPY), worth $400 million, in addition to $200 million to provide oil derivatives to operate power stations, to meet the priority needs of the Yemeni people and alleviate their suffering, which was announced by Prince Khalid bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Deputy Minister of Defense, during a meeting with Chairman of the Yemeni Presidential Leadership Council Dr. Rashad Muhammad Al-Alimi.The GCC Secretary-General praised the Kingdom’s great efforts in all aspects of political, development, and relief support th...