Daily Archives: April 13, 2017

Sport Authority's President meets South African Ambassador

Sport Authority’s President meets South African Ambassador
Thursday 1438/7/16 – 2017/04/13 Riyadh, Rajab 16, 1438, April 13, 2017, SPA — Prince Abdullah bin Musaed bin Abdulaziz, Pr…

China's March exports show highest growth in two years

Beijing, Rajab 16, 1438, April 13, 2017, SPA — China’s exports in March showed their strongestgrowth since 2015 in a positive sign for the global economy,according to Chinese customs data released on Thursday.Exports, calculated in US dollars, rose 16…

Asian shares mixed

BEIJING, Rajab 16, 1438, April 13, 2017, SPA — Asian stock markets were mixed Thursday.Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 fell 1.1 percent to 18,341.85 and Hong Kong’s Hang Seng lost 0.1 percent to 24,296.85. The Shanghai Composite Index edged 0.1 percent higher to 3…

United Nations Alliance of Civilizations and the BMW Group launches search for innovative projects that promote intercultural dialogue and understanding

ELIGIBLE ORGANIZATIONS SHOULD APPLY BY 31 MAY 2017 NEW YORK and MUNICH, April 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and BMW Group are pleased to announce the fifth edition of the Intercultural Innovation Award. Grassroots initiatives that encourage intercultural understanding through innovative methods, with the aim of alleviating identity-based conflicts around […]

تحالف الأمم المتحدة للحضارات ومجموعة بي أم دبليو يطلقان بحثهما عن مشاريع ابتكارية تروج للحوار والتفاهم بين الثقافات

المنظمات  المؤهلة عليها التقدم بطلب ترشيج مشروعها بحلول 31 مايو 2017 نيويورك وميونيخ، 13 نيسان/أبريل، 2017 / بي آر نيوزواير / — يسر تحالف الأمم المتحدة للحضارات ومجموعة بي أم دبليو الإعلان عن الطبعة الخامسة لجائزتهما للابتكار بين الثقافات. وشجعت المؤسستان المنظمات الشعبية التي لديها مبادرات تشجع التفاهم بين الثقافات عبر طرق مبتكرة بهدف تخفيف […]

China trade surplus with U.S. rises to $17.74 bln in March

BEIJING, Rajab 16, 1438, Apr 13, 2017, SPA — China’s trade surplus with the United States rose to $17.74 billion in March from $10.42 billion in February, customs data showed on Thursday.The customs data also showed China’s trade surplus with the Unit…

Strong demand for first international Saudi Sukuk

Strong demand for first international Saudi Sukuk

Thursday 1438/7/16 – 2017/04/13

Riyadh, Rajab 16, 1438, Apr 13, 2017, SPA — The Ministry of Finance received significant interest for the first international issue of the Sukuk program with an orderbook from investors in excess of US $ 33 billion (equivalent to SAR 123.75 billion) .
The total amount of the issue has been sized At US $ 9 billion (equivalent to SAR 33.75 billion). This consist of two tranches of certificates, US $ 4.5 billion (equivalent to SAR 16.875 billion) certificates maturing in 2022 and US $ 4.5 billion (equivalent to SAR 16.875 billion) certificates maturing in 2027.
This reflects the strong fundamentals of the Saudi economy, and illustrates the role of the Debt Management Office “DMO” as part of Vision 2030.
–SPA
03:04 LOCAL TIME 00:04 GMT

BOOKS-MADE IN QATAR RETURNS WITH ILLUSTRATORS WORKSHOP

Doha, -Qatar National Library (QNL), in collaboration with Hamad Bin Khalifa University Press (HBKU Press), and the Goethe-Institut Gulf Region, has launched the second workshop of the ‘Books – Made in Qatar’ initiative. The workshop is dedicated to th…