Friday, May 7

MiSK, King Khalid Foundation Cooperate to Ensure Sustainability of Non-profit Organizations

Business
Riyadh, The Mohammed bin Salman Foundation (MiSK) and King Khalid Foundation have signed a memorandum of understanding with the aim of supporting youth non-profit organizations, boosting their social impact and enhancing their contributions to realizing the comprehensive national development program, according to the Saudi Vision 2030. The agreement, which aims at supporting efforts to empower the non-profit sector in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, was signed by Princess Nouf bint Mohammed, CEO of the King Khalid Foundation, and MiSK CEO Dr. Badr bin Hmoud Al-Badr. Princess Nouf bint Mohammed said that the cooperation with MiSK aims at stimulating joint action between national organizations that support the non-profit sector, in a bid to enhance its economic weight and boost its social imp...

SAIP Signs Academic Alliance Program with Princess Noura University

General
Riyadh, Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property (SAIP) has signed a memorandum of cooperation with Princess Noura bint Abdulrahman University regarding the Academic Alliance Program for Research and Development. The signing ceremony took place in the presence of President of Princess Noura University Dr. Inas bint Sulaiman Al-Issa and the CEO of the Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property Dr. Abdulaziz bin Mohammed Al-Swailem. This memorandum aims to support the academic alliance between the two parties in the fields of intellectual property in order to elevate the intellectual property system and achieve economic and social development in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. This emanates from the important role of intellectual property in empowering universities and scientific research inst...

Health Ministry: 999 New Confirmed COVID-19 Cases, 1,005 Recoveries Reported in Saudi Arabia

Medical
Riyadh, The Ministry of Health announced today in a statement that 999 new confirmed cases of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) have been reported in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, bringing the total number to 421,300, including 9,587 active cases. Of these, there are 1,356 critical cases, while the health condition of the rest is stable, the statement said. It added that 14 new deaths have been reported, putting the tally of fatalities at 7,006. Meanwhile, as many as 1,005 cases have recovered, raising recoveries' toll to 404,707. On the other hand, 68,997 new laboratory tests were conducted, in the last 24-hour, across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.   Source: Saudi Press Agency

Acting Media Minister Meets with Sudanese Minister of Culture and Information

General
Makkah, Acting Minister of Media Dr. Majid bin Abdullah Al-Qasabi met in Makkah today with Sudanese Minister of Culture and Information Hamzah Balloul. During the meeting, they discussed cooperation in the field of media between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Sudan. Minister Balloul arrived yesterday in Jeddah and performed Umrah rituals.   Source: Saudi Press Agency

KSrelief Distributes 11,900 Packs of Dates in Aden Governorate, Yemen

General
Aden, King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief) distributed yesterday 11,900 packs of dates to needy people in a number of districts of Aden Governorate, Yemen, benefiting 11,900 families. This comes within the framework of humanitarian and relief projects being implemented by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, represented by KSrelief, for the Yemeni people.   Source: Saudi Press Agency

Sadraid Heritage Mosque in Asir Region is Ready for Performing Prayers after Renovation

General
Abha, Sadraid Heritage Mosque is one of the oldest mosques in the Asir region in the south of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, as it was established in 170 AH in the center of the ancient town of Sadraid, north of Al-Namas Governorate. The mosque has undergone a complete renovation as part of Prince Mohammed bin Salman Project for Historical Mosques Renovation in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, under which 30 mosques in 10 regions will be restored and rehabilitated. The history of the construction of the Sadraid Heritage Mosque goes back to 170 AH during the reign of Caliph Harun Al-Rashid. The mosque contains an inscription at the top of the mihrab dated in the month of Rabi Al-Akhir in the year 170 AH, written by Mohammad bin Abdulrahman. The mosque is attributed to the village of Sadraid, w...