Daily Archives: March 22, 2016

Qassim region governor patronizes youth event

Qassim region governor patronizes youth event

الاربعاء 1437/6/14 هـ الموافق 2016/03/23 م واس

Buraidah, Jumada II 14, 1437, March 23, 2016, SPA — Prince Dr. Faisal bin Mishaal bin Saud bin Abdulaziz, Governor of Qassim Region, patronized here yesterday a youth event.

The event was attended by former Malaysian Prime Minister Dr. Mahathir Mohamad and featured a number of speeches.

Those who spoke on the occasion included the governor and Dr. Mahathir Mohamad.

–SPA
01:59 LOCAL TIME 22:59 GMT

Brazil says confirmed and suspected microcephaly cases rise to 5,200

SAO PAULO, Jumada II 14, 1437, March 23, 2016, SPA — The number of confirmed and suspected cases of microcephaly in Brazil associated with the Zika virus rose to 5,200 in the week through March 19, from 5,131 a week earlier, the health ministry said o…

Governor of Riyadh Region Attends Greece Embassy Ceremony

Governor of Riyadh Region Attends Greece Embassy Ceremony

الاربعاء 1437/6/14 هـ الموافق 2016/03/23 م واس

Riyadh, Jumada II 14, 1437, March 23, 2016, SPA — Prince Faisal bin Bandar bin Abdulaziz, Governor of Riyadh region, attended here yesterday evening the ceremony of Greek Embassy to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on the occasion of its country’s National Day.
Upon his arrival, he was received by Greece’s Ambassador to the Kingdom Ioannis Christou Phyllis, and a number of embassy officials.
The ceremony was attended by a number of officials.
— SPA
00:32 LOCAL TIME 21:32 GMT

Canada projects deficit 3 times larger than originally said

OTTAWA, Ontario, Jumada II 13, 1437, March 22, 2016, SPA — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s new Liberal government projects a federal deficit almost three times the size it promised during last year’s election, according to AP.Finance Minister…

Egyptian Minister of Investment highlights facilitating all procedures for Saudi investments

Egyptian Minister of Investment highlights facilitating all procedures for Saudi investments

الثلاثاء 1437/6/13 هـ الموافق 2016/03/22 م واس

Cairo, Jumada II 13, 1437, March 22, 2016, SPA — Egyptian Minister of Investment Ashraf Salman stressed that the ministry is striving to facilitate all procedures for Saudi investments in his country.

In statements today, the minister hailed Saudi-Egyptian relations.

–SPA
23:13 LOCAL TIME 20:13 GMT

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Please ignore our news item number 0057. Following a corrected version:Deputy Crown Prince Meets with UN Secretary General’s Special Envoy for Yemen, Latest DevelopmentsRiyadh, Jumada II 13, 1437, Mar 22, 2016, SPA — Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin S…

Governor of Eastern Region opens late king Fahd exhibition

Governor of Eastern Region opens late king Fahd exhibition

الثلاثاء 1437/6/13 هـ الموافق 2016/03/22 م واس

Dhahran, Jumada II 13, 1437, March 22, 2016, SPA — Prince Saud bin Naif bin Abdulaziz, Governor of the Eastern Region, here this evening opened the exhibition and events of the history of the late King Fahd bin Abdulaziz.

The opening was attended by a number of princes.

–SPA
23:00 LOCAL TIME 20:00 GMT

Saudi Ambassador to Algeria praises cooperation of Saudi, Algerian businessmen

Saudi Ambassador to Algeria praises cooperation of Saudi, Algerian businessmen

الثلاثاء 1437/6/13 هـ الموافق 2016/03/22 م واس

Algiers, Jumada II 13, 1437, March 22, 2016, SPA — In a statement to Saudi Press Agency today, Ambassador of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques in Algeria Dr. Sami bin Abdullah Saleh praised the cooperation between the Algerian and Saudi businessmen.

The ambassador made the remarks on the occasion of the continuing 8th session of the Algerian-Saudi Business Council in the Algerian capital with the participation of more than 100 businessmen from the two countries.

–SPA
22:22 LOCAL TIME 19:22 GMT