Tag Archives: Saudi Arabia

SA: Minister heads to SA-Saudi Arabia Joint Economic Commission

Trade and Industry Minister, Rob Davies

Pretoria – Trade and Industry Minister, Rob Davies, will today leave for Saudi Arabia to co-chair the 6th session of the South Africa-Saudi Arabia Joint Economic Commission (JEC). Minister Davies will co-chair the South Africa-Saudi Arabia JEC with his counterpart, Dr Twafeeq Al Rabeeach. The JEC is an initiative agreed upon between the two countries to strengthen economic ties and ...

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Australia strengthens its relationship with the kingdom of Saudi Arabia

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Australia’s exports to Saudi Arabia have grown 13.7% year-on-year The Australian Trade Commission (Austrade) has launched the third edition of its annual campaign in the Middle East North Africa (MENA) region to promote the bilateral trade, investment and cultural ties that exists between Australia and the GCC. The program’s activities will extend to Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and the UAE. Australia ...

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‘VSUN’ launches 6 models of ‘cool’ smartphones & tablets at Gitex; starts regional expansion in Saudi Arabia and Egypt

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VSUN Group is appointed by Panasonic as the Exclusive Distributor in KSA VSUN, the global smartphone manufacturer, has unveiled 6 models of ‘super advanced and cool’ smartphones and tablets specifically targeting the Middle East, Africa and CIS markets. The company has also begun its regional expansion in Egypt and Saudi Arabia, as part of an aggressive push into the region’s ...

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GE launches global research, technology innovation and manufacturing in Saudi Arabia

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US$100 million investment in new research and manufacturing programs adds to the US$1 billion commitment by GE in the past three years Expand manufacturing capability in Saudi for the region with GE’s HA gas turbines at GE Manufacturing & Technology Center; Expand Oil & Gas manufacturing capacity currently producing Pressure Control equipment including wellheads and ‘Christmas Trees'; New LED manufacturing ...

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Prince Alwaleed Tops 2014 “100 Most Influential Personality” List in Saudi Arabia Through Twitter

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HRH Also Tops “50 Most Influential Men” in Saudi Arabian Social Media HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud, Chairman of Kingdom Holding Company (KHC), has been ranked number one in the “100 Most Influential Personality” general list in Saudi Arabian via Twitter in the online publication Almarsad Alsaudi for social media “Elmaam”. Furthermore, Prince Alwaleed also tops Elmaam’s ...

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Virgin Mobile switches on next generation mobile service in Saudi Arabia, making national and regional telecoms history

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Innovative 3 SIM welcome pack, prepaid and postpaid plans now available throughout the Kingdom, Virgin Mobile stores open doors to the public Virgin Mobile today announced the switch on of its next generation mobile service in Saudi Arabia, making Virgin Mobile numbers active and Virgin Mobile pre-paid and post-paid plans available across the Kingdom. The switch-on marks the final stage ...

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Inaugural Women’s Entrepreneurship Day will Celebrate, Support and Empower Women Entrepreneurs Worldwide

Women's Entrepreneurship Day Ambassadors for Saudi Arabia Sarah Al Ayed

Governor Andrew Cuomo Proclaims November 19th, 2014 as Women’s Entrepreneurship Day; Join Mama Sarah Obama–President Obama’s Grandmother, Jimmy Choo Founder Tamara Mellon, Cisco Systems Co-Founder Sandy Lerner, Oscar Nominated Actress Quvenzhané Wallis–to Celebrate Women Entrepreneurs Across The Globe Women’s Entrepreneurship Day Ambassadors for Saudi Arabia Sarah Al Ayed and Sofana Dahlan to launch a local initiative building on the Celebrate, ...

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Midad Holding and Tech Mahindra form a Joint Venture in Saudi Arabia to provide connected solutions

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Midad Holding, a subsidiary of Al Fozan, a preeminent group with diversified business interests in Saudi Arabia announced that it has signed a Joint Venture (JV) agreement with Tech Mahindra , a specialist provider of connected solutions. The JV will be called Tech Mahindra Arabia. Headquartered in Al Khobar Tech Mahindra Arabia will also have presence across other major cities ...

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Over half of adult mobile apps users in Saudi Arabia are less than 34 years old

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A new Arab Advisors Group survey of Saudi Arabia’s mobile application users was released in June 2014. The survey revealed that young users dominate the ranks of mobile app users in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The survey further revealed that around a quarter of Saudi’s mobile app users are not aware of the operating system of their smartphone. A ...

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Pearson Welcomes Saudi Arabia’s Renewed Commitment to Education

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Education budget provides an opportunity to transform the lives of young Saudis Riyadh, KSA – The world’s largest learning company, Pearson, has welcomed the Saudi Arabian Government’s five year plan to develop its education sector. The plan, approved by King Abdullah will see more than US$21.33bn (SAR80bn) spent on improving education in the Kingdom. Included in the education overhaul is ...

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