Daily Archives: December 15, 2015

Saudi-Moroccan Business Council Discusses promotion of agricultural and food cooperation

Rabat, Rabi’I 04, 1437,December 15, 2015,SPA –President of Saudi-Moroccan Business Council and Chairman of Agriculture and Food Security Committee of Riyadh Chamber Mohammed bin Fahd Al-Hammadi stressed the importance of strengthening cooperation and investment between the business sectors in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Morocco in the areas of agriculture and food security, emphasizing the importance of activating King Abdullah initiative for foreign agricultural investment.
He said during the meetings of Saudi-Moroccan Business Council in Moroccan capital Rabat yesterday that due to climatic conditions surrounding the region, it is difficult for Arab countries to be able to bridge over the food deficit and rely on themselves in the provision of food, pointing out that directing investments to countries rich in water and agricultural areas can reduce Arab food shortages.
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13:59 LOCAL TIME 10:59 GMT
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King Abdulaziz Center Championship for Pageant Horses to be sponsored by Saudi Press Agency in information field

Riyadh, Rabi’I 04, 1437, December 15, 2015, SPA — King Abdulaziz Center for International Championship of Arabian Pageant Horses, Class A, will start tomorrow for three days at the headquarters of the Center in Dirab to be sponsored by the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) in information field.
The Director General of the Championship Engineer Abdulaziz Al-Ghamlas said all the organizing committees have completed technical and organizational preparations with regard to the arbitration committees for the success of the tournament.
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13:27 LOCAL TIME 10:27 GMT
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Fragrance Du Bois Opens New Counter at Robinsons, Kuala Lumpur in Time for Christmas

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Dec. 15, 2015 / PRNewswire — Niche, luxury perfume brand, Fragrance Du Bois, is proud to announce the opening of its first fragrance counter in Robinsons at The Gardens Mall, Kuala Lumpur. As part of the brand’s recent collaboration with Robinsons, the new counter, located on the Ground Floor of Kuala Lumpur’s […]

Committee to Protect Journalists’ 2015 Annual Report Highlights the Ongoing Iranian Detention of Washington Post Journalist Jason Rezaian

WASHINGTON, Dec. 15, 2015 /PRNewswire — Today, the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) released their Annual Report, which documents the crisis of imprisoned journalists across the globe. The 2015 Report highlights the case of Jason Rezaian, the Washington Post journalist who has been held illegally in Iran’s infamous Evin Prison for more than 500 days. […]

Governor of Communications and Information Technology Commission calls for protection of subscribers' rights

Riyadh, Rabi’I 04, 1437, December 15, 2015, SPA — The Governor of Communications and Information Technology Commission Dr. Abdulaziz bin Salem Al-Ruwais confirmed the need to work as one team with all the employees of the Commission to achieve their objectives, including the aspirations of the wise leadership that provides all support to the telecommunications and information technology sector in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to provide the best services in all parts of the Kingdom with high quality and favorable prices, and working to stimulate competition to the highest fair regulatory standards based on clarity and transparency.
This came during a meeting with employees of the Commission on the occasion of his appointment as governor of the Communications and Information Technology.
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12:27 LOCAL TIME 09:27 GMT
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Governor of Communications and Information Technology Commission calls for protection of subscribers' rights 2 Riyadh

Dr. Al-Ruwais said, “It is the duty of everyone to serve citizens and residents up to achieve the satisfaction of telecommunications services and information technology and the protection of their rights within the limits of the responsibilities of the Commission and its terms of reference, to overcome the difficulties that may face providers of telecommunication services in the performance of their businesses, thus contributing to the development process, and the development of telecommunications and information technology sector, and to improve the quality of their services to achieve satisfaction of subscribers.
He stressed that he will work to draw a new strategy for the telecommunications and information technology sector emanating from the jurisdiction of the Commission within the limits of its responsibilities so that the sector can achieve the aspirations of the wise leadership and thus contributing to the economic development and achieving the satisfaction of beneficiaries of sector services.
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12:27 LOCAL TIME 09:27 GMT
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Saudi-Indian Business Council discusses investment opportunities

New Delhi, Rabi’I 04, 1437,December 15, 2015,SPA — A delegation from Joint Saudi-Indian Business Council, headed by President of the Council Engineer Kamel Al-Munajd discussed with representatives of Indian companies working in various industrial and commercial areas a number of investment opportunities and ways to enhance cooperation between the two sides.
The Saudi side addressed during the meeting held yesterday the available investment opportunities as well as the joint business council plans on the most important sectors characterized by the two countries including agriculture, renewable energy, information technology, health, construction, contracting and manufacturing industries.
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12:01 LOCAL TIME 09:01 GMT
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GAC Motor Enters New Stage After Successful Debut of New Generation Automobiles in Dubai

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Dec. 15, 2015 /PRNewswire — The successful debut of GAC Motor’s second generation automobiles GS5 Super, GA6, GS4 and the all-new 1.5T engine at the Dubai International Motor Show on November 10 has gained the company global recognition as a leader in the Chinese automobile industry. For more multimedia content, please […]