Saturday, May 21

Saudi Tourism Authority Signs Over 90 Agreements and MoU in Dubai ATM 2022

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Dubai-- The pavilion of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has concluded its remarkable participation in the Arabian Travel Market (ATM), which was held in Dubai, UAE for 4 days of May, during which the Saudi Tourism Authority was distinguished by a record number of partners of the Saudi tourism system, amounting to 29 partners who succeeded in highlighting the treasures of Saudi tourism, and its diversity, depth and tremendous opportunities, in addition to the success in re-communicating and confirming the commitment with the tourism industry and major international companies, by holding more than 4,000 meetings and concluding more than 90 partnership agreements and memoranda of understanding, paving the way for a renewed stage of cooperation and integration to contribute to the stability, growt...

Interior Ministry Extends Grace Period for Licensing of Weapons and Ammunition, Suspends Accountability Measures Against Violators for a Year

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Riyadh-- The Ministry of Interior has extended the grace period for allowing citizens to license illegal weapons and ammunition and suspends the legal accountability measures and penalties stipulated in the arms and ammunition system, which impose financial fines, imprisonment, and denial of licensing for violators, for one year starting from 17/10/ 1443 AH.The Ministry called on all citizens to take the initiative to disclose their unlicensed weapons and ammunition, per the Weapons and Ammunition System issued by Royal Decree No. (M/45) dated 07/25/1426 AH and its executive regulations and instructions issued in this regard, as well as weapons that have been transferred to them by inheritance or will, and to hand them over voluntarily or legalize their status by reporting to the nearest p...

KSrelief Distributes 800 Food Baskets in Chad

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N'Djamena-- King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief) distributed Tuesday 800 food baskets to women, literacy, and Holy Quraan education centers, in N'Djamena, the Republic of Chad, benefiting 4,800 people.This aid comes as part of the relief and humanitarian efforts provided by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, represented by KSrelief, to the affected countries and peoples around the world.Source: Saudi Press Agency

Saudi Arabia Heads to Cannes International Film Festival to Promote Country’s Flourishing Industry and Support Emerging Talent on World Stage

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Cannes, The Saudi Film Commission (SFC), is participating in the 75th edition of the Cannes International Film Festival which runs from 17-28 May, to build awareness of the country's rapidly developing film industry, showcase its unique cinematic and pristine locations, and champion new and exciting talent in a drive to become a world-class hub for film and TV production.Located in the International Village, the Saudi Pavilion will be the epicenter of information, events, panel discussions, and networking, bringing together country partners who are making great strides in building the industry and enhancing the ecosystem in the Kingdom.The Saudi Film Commission will be joined by partners from across the Saudi film sector including the Red Sea International Film Festival (RSIFF), Film AlUla...

Saudi CIT Minister, Fastly Discuss Enhancing Partnership on Cloud Computing Services, Flexibility of Digital Infrastructure

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California-- Saudi Minister of Communications and Information Technology, Eng. Abdullah bin Amer Al-Swaha, currently on a visit to the USA, had met the day before yesterday (Tuesday), May 17, 2022, in California, United States of America with Artur Bergman, the Founder and Executive Chairperson of “Fastly” company that is specialized in delivering cloud computing services.The meeting discussed enhancing the Flexibility of Digital Infrastructure, cooperating to develop the capabilities of local platforms, websites, and applications.Also, they talked about the role of edge computing and CDNs in the future of the Internet and discussed the future collaboration areas for enhancing the digital infrastructure within the region and maintain a better internet ecosystem.Source: Saudi Press Agency...

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Congratulates President of the Republic of Cameroon on National Day

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Jeddah-- The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has sent a cable of congratulation to President Paul Biya of the Republic of Cameroon on the anniversary of his country's National Day.The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques wished the President constant good health and happiness and the government and people of the Republic of Cameroon steady progress and prosperity.Source: Saudi Press Agency