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Month: September 2020

GVN’s Top Virus Experts Meet Together To Identify Most Promising Advances To Battle COVID-19 & Strategies To Prepare For Future Pandemics

Press Release
Rapid Diagnostic Testing, Repurposing Drug Therapies and Vaccines Targeting Innate Immunity, Are Integral Factors in Mitigating COVID-19 BALTIMORE, Sept. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The Global Virus Network (GVN), a coalition of the world’s leading medical and basic virology research centers working to prevent illness and death from viral disease, convened a press conference with attendees from across the globe to discuss key takeaways from the GVN virtual 2020 Special Annual Meeting held September 23-24, 2020. A video of the full press conference, can be found here. “We do not know what the future holds for COVID-19 – there may be seasonal variations or chronic infections or maybe a slowdown,” said Dr. Christian Bréchot, GVN President. “However, we know that ...

أسهم مؤشر مياكس بيرل تكمل يومها الأول من التداول المباشر

Press Release
رنستون، نيو جيرسي، 30 سبتمبر 2020 / بي آر نيوزواير / — أعلنت شركة ميامي إنترناشيونال هولدنجز (أم آي أتش)، وهي الشركة الأم القابضة لبورصاتMIAX®، MIAX PEARL® و MIAX Emerald™ ، اليوم عن أول تبادل أسهم لها MIAX PEARL Equities™ وأنها أكملت يومها الأول من التداول الحي بالرمز NTGR (شركة نت جير). ,من المتوقع أن يبدأ طرح الرموز الإضافية في 2 أكتوبر 2020. تنضم بورصة أسهم مياكس بيرل، منذ إطلاقها، إلى بورصة الخيارات الحالية MIAX Options® (مياكس أوبشنز) ومياكس بيرل (MIAX PEARL) ومياكس إميرالد (MIAX Emerald) لتصبح جزءًا من مجموعة مياكس إكستشينج جروب (MIAX Exchange Group™). وقد صرح توماس جالاغر، رئيس مجلس الإدارة والرئيس التنفيذي لشركة أم آي أتش، “نحن متحمسون لنتائج التداول اليوم ونحن ممتنون للغاية لكل من المحترفين الموهوبين الذين جعلوا هذا اليوم ممكنًا. كما أننا ممتنون بشكل خاص لالتزام ال...

Guangzhou Award Invites Cities to Take Joint Action to Address Global Problems

Press Release
GUANGZHOU, China, Sept. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — On 15 September 2020, the 75th session of the UN General Assembly was opened. World leaders called for efforts to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), a shared vision to end poverty, rescue the planet and build a peaceful world. As the year 2020 marks the beginning of the Decade of Action to deliver the goals and targets of Agenda 2030, the effective implementation of the 17 SDGs remains critical to making the multilateral system relevant in addressing the global challenges that face the human race. Since 2015, the Guangzhou International Award for Urban Innovation (abbreviated as the “Guangzhou Award” hereinafter) has been focusing on innovative approaches taken by local and regional governments to accomplis...

Sinopec Congratulates Saudi People on 90th National Day and Expresses Support for Saudi Vision 2030, Becomes Saudi Aramco’s Largest Onshore Drilling Contractor

Press Release
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Sept. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation (HKG: 0386, “Sinopec”), China’s leading energy and chemical company and now Saudi Aramco’s largest onshore drilling contractor, congratulated the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on its 90th National Day and expresses support for the Saudi Vision 2030. With firm commitment to responsibility, integrity, excellence, innovation and benefit for all parties, Sinopec’s business operations in Saudi Arabia mainly cover the exploration and development of oil and gas fields, oil field services, refining and chemical engineering services, international trade of crude oil, refined oil, petroleum and chemical equipment, as well as investments in refining and chemical projects an...

‫أوبو تطلق تحدي #مشهور_اوبو احتفالاً بطرح سلسلة هواتف رينو4 وسماعات إنكو W51 الجديدة في الشرق الأوسط

Press Release
·  تدعو أوبو عشاق هواتفها في الإمارات العربية المتحدّة للمشاركة في التحدّي على منصّة تيك توك لفرصة الفوز بجهاز أوبو ودخول عالم الشهرة ·  سلسلة هواتف رينو4 الجديدة تقدم ابتكارات غير مسبوقة في مجال التصوير الليلي وتقنيات الشحن فائق السرعة لتوفير الأداة المثالية للشهرة على منصة تيك توك ·  إقبال واسع على الطلب المسبق لهواتف رينو4 وخاصّةً جهاز رينو4 برو 5G دبي، الإمارات العربية المتحدة, 30 سبتمبر / أيلول 2020 /PRNewswire/ — أعلنت أوبو، العلامة التجارية الرائدة عالمياً في مجال الهواتف الذكية والتكنولوجيا، عن توافر سلسلة هواتفها الذكية الجديد كلياً رينو4، بالإضافة إلى السماعة اللاسلكية الأحدث أوبو إنكو W51 للبيع في مختلف أسواق منطقة الشرق الأوسط ابتداءً من 30 سبتمبر 2020. واحتفالاً بهذه المناسبة، أطلقت أوبو هذا الأسبوع تحدي #مشهور_اوبو عبر منصّة تيك توك، مقدّمةً لعشاقها في الإمارات ال...

EU AND WORLD FOOD PROGRAMME JOIN FORCES TO SUPPORT VULNERABLE POPULATIONS IN LEBANON

General
Through the EU Regional Trust Fund in Response to the Syrian Crisis, the Madad Fund, the European Union is working in partnership with the World Food Programme (WFP) to support vulnerable households in Lebanon, affected by the multiple crises confronting the country. With a total budget of €151.2 million in grants, which includes a new EU-WFP agreement worth €103.2 million signed this September, their assistance provides a critical lifeline to vulnerable Lebanese and refugees from Syria struggling to meet their basic needs.   Commissioner for Neighbourhood and Enlargement, Olivér Várhelyi, commented: “The economic and financial downturn, the COVID-19 pandemic and most recently, the explosions at the port of Beirut, have left thousands of families with no access to livelihoods, n...

KSrelief Delivers 3rd Batch of Saudi Medical Aid to Palestinian Health Ministry to Confront COVID-19

Medical
Ramallah, King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief) delivered yesterday the third batch of medical aid provided by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to the Palestinian Ministry of Health to confront the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), in the presence of Palestinian Minister of Health Dr. Mai Al-Kila. The aid includes ventilators, intensive care beds, operation tables and patient monitoring equipment, which will contribute to equipping Palestinian hospitals and health centers specialized in treating the Coronavirus patients, especially in areas that are in short supply of equipment and need more support to develop the health situation. The aid comes in implementation of the directives of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, and HRH the Crown Pr...

Palestinian Minister of Health Extends Thanks to Saudi Arabia for Saudi Medical Aid

Medical
Ramallah, Palestinian Minister of Health Dr. Mai Al-Kila yesterday extended thanks in her name and on behalf of the Palestinian government to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for the generous support represented by the Saudi medical aid provided to confront the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), being delivered by King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief). Dr. Al-Kila added that this aid is not unusual for Saudi Arabia which is known for its charitable works worldwide.   Source: Saudi Press Agency

KSrelief Signs Agreement to Implement Fighting Blindness Programs in 8 Countries

General
Riyadh, King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief) signed today an agreement with Al-Basar International Foundation to implement fighting blindness programs in eight countries, for the year 2020-2021. The agreement was co-signed by KSrelief's Assistant Supervisor General for Planning and Development Dr. Aqeel bin Jamaan Al-Ghamdi and Secretary General of Al-Basar International Foundation Dr. Adel bin Abdulaziz Al-Rashoud. Dr. Al-Ghamdi said that according to the agreement, 30 medical campaigns will be implemented to fight blindness in eight countries including Yemen, Philippines, Congo, Bangladesh, Sudan, Djibouti, Rwanda and Burundi, where the number of operations to be performed will be around 12,000 and 30,000 medical glasses will be distributed, benefiting 150,000 indi...

Experts Group on Following up the Role of Arab Media Discusses Benefiting from Saudi Arabia’s Experience in Exposing Extremist Organizations’ Mechanisms

Politics
Cairo, The 23rd meeting of the Permanent Expert Group on Following up the Role of Arab Media in Confronting Terrorism began today, via video conference, at the Arab League Headquarters, under the supervision of the Technical Secretariat of the Council of Arab Information Ministers. A number of media experts in member states and representatives of Arab media federations and organizations are participating in the meeting. The Director of the Technical Department of the Council of Arab Information Ministers Dr. Fawzi Al-Ghwail said in a statement today that the meeting will discuss the proposal submitted by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on exposing the mechanisms of extremist and terrorist organizations in the recruitment process. It will also focus on writing about applications and experience...