Tuesday, August 9

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Minister of Transport and Logistics inspects electric scooter used for first time in this year’s Hajj season

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Minister of Transport and Logistics, Eng. Saleh bin Nasser Al-Jasser, has inspected the electric scooter being used for the first time in this year's Hajj season. The Minister was briefed on the workflow of this device and the method of training pilgrims to use them.It is noteworthy that the scooter is one of the modern modes of transport that the transport and logistics system seeks to expand in various modes of transport to serve pilgrims. The scooter aims to shorten the travel time between the holy sites. The distance it travels between Arafat and Muzdalifah is 15 minutes, compared to an hour walking on foot. Its suitability for use in the coming years will be assessed.Source: Saudi Press Agency

Al-Sudais Inaugurates Zamzam Campaign for Pilgrims in Arafat

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Makkah,The President of the General Presidency for the Affairs of the Two Holy Mosques Sheikh Dr. Abdulrahman bin Abdulaziz Al-Sudais inaugurated here today the blessed Zamzam campaign to the pilgrims in the Arafat area, implemented by the presidency in cooperation with the Watering Committee in the Principality of Makkah Region, in order to provide blessed Zamzam water to pilgrims, during their performance of Hajj rituals in Arafat.Al-Sudais stressed that the Presidency has given great care to serving pilgrims, harnessed the capabilities and provided all the necessary needs so that the pilgrims could perform their rituals in ease and tranquility.Source: Saudi Press Agency

National U-20 team loses to Panama 4-2 in Toulon International Championship

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Riyadh, June 04, 2022, SPA --The National U-20 Team lost to Panama U-23 team 4-2 in the match on Saturday evening at Later de Tenge stadium, as part of Maurice Revello International Championship (Toulon Championship), which comes within preparations for Asian Cup qualifiers U-20 2023 in Uzbekistan.The national team has one match left to determine the positions, as the team to play with it will be decided on Monday, and the match will be held next Wednesday.Source: Saudi Press Agency

Saudi Olympic Team beats Tajikistan by a clean five in the AFC U-23 Asian Cup

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Riyadh– The Saudi Olympic team started its campaign in the AFC U-23 Cup, with an important victory over Tajikistan (5-0), in the match that brought the two teams together at Lokomotiv Stadium in Uzbekistan, in the first round of the tournament.The Green’s player Hamad Al-Yami scored the first goal in the 42nd minute, followed by Ayman Yahya who added the second in the 50th minute. The team’s well-played performance resulted in scoring the third gold by Haitham Asiri in the 68th minute, and Moteb Al-Harbi scored the fourth goal in the 85th minute, while Abdullah Radif concluded the sheet by scoring the fifth goal in 90 + 7 minutes of the match.With this result, the Olympic team secures the first 3 points in the continental championship, to lead the first group, with a difference in goals ov...

Minister of Sports Congratulates Al-Shaibani after Climbing Mount Everest

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Riyadh-- Prince Abdulaziz bin Turki Al-Faisal, Minister of Sports, congratulated Badr Al-Shaibani, Saudi adventurer, after climbing Mount Everest in a new Saudi achievement, and reaching the highest peak in the world at an altitude of (8.848 m), pointing out to the high determination and ambition of Saudi youth towards achieving better achievements and records for their homeland at all levels.For his part, Al-Shaibani valued Prince Abdulaziz Al-Faisal's congratulations and great support for Saudi youth to achieve the best achievements and records for the country, praising his partners who played a prominent role in providing logistical support to him.Source: Saudi Press Agency

Tourism Ministry Signs Two Agreements with International Hotels to Qualify and Create Jobs for Saudis

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Riyadh-- The Ministry of Tourism has signed two agreements to enhance cooperation and support training and Nationalization programs and qualify Saudis seeking jobs in the food, beverage, and accommodation sectors, in support of achieving the tourism human capacity development strategy.Bandar Al-Safeer, General Manager of Tourism Nationalization and Training, stressed that the two agreements come within the ministry’s efforts to qualify and develop human resources in the tourism sector through quality training programs that will contribute to developing the skills of competencies and Nationalization in the tourism sector.Under the two agreements, the ministry will support the qualification of national cadres for the tourism sector within the (Your Future in Tourism) initiative.Source: Saudi...