HRH Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman inaugurated the National Industrial Development and Logistics Program (NIDLP) at the eMILE Forum in Riyadh on Monday. NIDLP is one of 13 Vision Realization Programs under Saudi Vision 2030. It is focused on transforming Saudi Arabia into an industrial powerhouse and a global leader in logistical services by leading and guiding growth in four key sectors: Industry, Mining, Energy and Logistics.
The Embassy of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in Washington, D.C., has appointed Mr. Fahad Nazer as its new Official Spokesperson.
Nazer replaces Ms. Fatimah Baeshen, who served in the role since September 2017. She is now pivoting to academia and back to her field of socioeconomic development work.
Before his appointment, Nazer was an International Fellow at the National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations, where he provided expertise on political, social, and economic developments in Saudi Arabia, and on the threat posed by extremist groups on the Arabian Peninsula.
The NEOM Founding Board, chaired by HRH Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, has approved the strategic concept of the masterplan for NEOM Bay, the first urban area to be developed in NEOM.
The Saudi Arabian government has strongly objected to the allegations made in the article titled “On the Front Line of the Saudi War in Yemen? Child Soldiers from Darfur”, that was published by the New York Times on December 28. The Embassy states that the story is false and seriously flawed by lack of evidence and several unsubstantiated claims.
In implementation of Royal Order No. (7422) dated 19 October 2018, a ministerial committee was formed under the chairmanship of HRH Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman with HRH Minister of the Interior; HE Dr. Musaed Al-Aiban; HE Dr.
As part of the Kingdom's ongoing efforts to promote security and safeguard the region from instability, His Excellency Minister of Foreign Affairs Adel Al-Jubeir announced that Saudi Arabia successfully reached an agreement to establish a new regional security entity to safeguard the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden after a meeting that gathered representatives from seven Arab and African countries overlooking the strategic water routes. The meeting of the Arab and African Coastal States of the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden (AARSGA) was held last week in Riyadh, and brought together representatives
The Council of Ministers, chaired by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, approved the state budget for fiscal year 2019, in a session held at Al Yamamah Palace in Riyadh. During the session earlier today, His Majesty stated the following:
"We here announce that the budget for fiscal year 2019 is the largest budget in the history of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. It aims to support economic growth in the Kingdom, raise the efficiency of spending and achieve sustainability and financial stability in line with the objectives of Vision 2030.
An official source stated that The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia welcomes the agreement reached in Sweden between the delegation of the legitimate government in Yemen and the Houthi delegation. The source stressed that the Kingdom, under the leadership of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and His Royal Highness the Crown Prince, is committed to reaching a political solution in Yemen to ensure its security, stability and territorial integrity.
His Royal Highness Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman today broke ground on the King Salman Energy Park (SPARK), located in the Kingdom’s Eastern Province. SPARK is a 50-square-kilometer energy city mega-project, which will position Saudi Arabia as a global energy, industrial and technology hub. The first phase of the development will be completed by 2021. Saudi Aramco is developing, operating, managing and maintaining the city's infrastructure, in partnership with the Saudi Organization for Industrial Estates and Technology Zones (MODON).
The King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) announced the successful launch of the Saudi Sat 5A and the Saudi Sat 5B satellites on Friday. HH Prince Turki Bin Saud Bin Mohammed, President of KACST, said that the launching took place at 12:12 pm Beijing time on the Long March 2D from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center of China.