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Abu Dhabi-Japan Economic Council held in Tokyo
The Abu Dhabi-Japan Economic Council kicked off on Monday in Tokyo to discuss strengthening economic, commercial and investment cooperation between the two sides, Emirates News Agency reported.
The council, which is now in its ninth edition, focused on discussions between joint working groups in energy, renewable energy, infrastructure, media, education, and human resource development.
Over 50 senior officials and executive directors from the public and private sectors from both countries took part in the event.
The council is chaired by Ahmed Jassem Al Zaabi, chairman of the Department of Economic Development in Abu Dhabi, and Sasaki Nobuhiko, president of the Japan Cooperation Centre for the Middle East.
Matarat Holding inks deal with Egis to serve 26 airports in Saudi Arabia
Saudi state-owned aviation management firm Matarat Holding Co. has inked a three-year contract with consulting company Egis to serve 26 airports in Saudi Arabia, as the Kingdom ...
Moody’s affirms ratings of 10 Saudi banks
Amid a challenging global financial environment, global credit ratings agency Moody’s on Wednesday affirmed the long-term deposit ratings on 10 banks in Saudi Arabia and the sen...
Saudi Arabia and China tourism officials discuss Kingdom’s ambitious tourism target
Saudi Tourism Authority’s CEO has held a meeting with China’s Vice Minister of Culture and Tourism to discuss ways to elevate and enhance strategic collaborations in the tourism...
OPEC+ likely to stick to its guns despite price slump, delegates say
The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and allies, known as OPEC+, is likely to stick to its deal on output cuts of 2 million barrels per day until the end...
Famous British Muslims show their support for anti-Islamophobia campaign in UK
A number of famous British Muslims gathered in London on Monday to celebrate the launch of a campaign calling for the recognition in UK law of the UN-supported International Day...
Saudi Arabia’s NDMC closes March sukuk issuance at $897m
Saudi Arabia’s National Debt Management Center announced the closure of the Riyal-denominated sukuk program issuance for March with the total bid amount received at SR8.34 billi...
Saudi real estate rental deals up 81% to reach $20.2bn
Saudi Arabia’s residential and commercial rent deals almost doubled in value last year to reach SR76 billion ($20.2 billion) compared to SR41.9 billion in 2021.
Cool weather expected to offer fasting Muslims some respite this Ramadan
Residents of the Kingdom can look forward to a more comfortable, cooler Ramadan this year, compared with the long hours of fasting in the hot and humid weather of the past decade.
World Bank approves $7bn financing program for Egypt
The World Bank has announced that it has approved a $7 billion financing program for Egypt that extends from 2023 until 2027, according to a statement.
Pak Court Rejects Request To Cancel Imran Khan's Bail In 2022 Funding Case
Imran Khan, the chief of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party was granted bail by an Islamabad-based banking court in a prohibited funding case.
UK opens inquiry into unlawful killing claims in Afghanistan
A senior judge launched an independent inquiry Wednesday to investigate whether UK military police covered up or did not properly probe allegations of unlawful killings by Briti...
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