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Food Security Authority issues tender to import 480,000 tons of wheat
The General Food Security Authority (GFSA) announced the issuance of the first tender for importing wheat this year — 480,000 tons for supply during July-August 2023.
GFSA Governor Eng. Ahmed bin Abdulaziz Al-Faris said the tender comes within the framework of the GFSA plan to maintain strategic stocks of wheat and to meet the needs of milling companies.
He added that the quantity of wheat will be delivered by eight ships: 3 ships each through Jeddah Islamic Port and Yanbu Commercial Port, and 2 ships through King Abdulaziz Port in Dammam.
Expats can register birth online through Absher
The Agency for Civil Status at the Ministry of Interior announced that electronic birth registration will be available for expatriates through the ministry’s Absher platform.
Yemen: Fresh negotiations conclude with release of 887 prisoners
The UN Special Envoy for Yemen announced on Monday the planned release of 887 conflict-related detainees from all sides along with other gains after concluding 10 days of negoti...
PTA: Bearing ‘private’ number plates by taxis is a traffic violation
The Public Transport Authority (PTA) revealed that it has monitored public taxis with the new identity, bearing ‘private’ number plates, warning that this is considered a violat...
45th King Faisal Prize given away at award ceremony in Riyadh
On behalf of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman, Prince Faisal bin Bandar bin Abdulaziz, Emir of Riyadh Region, graced here Monday evening the award ceremony of the 4...
Sikh separatist preacher continues to elude India police
Internet services remain restricted in parts of India's northern Punjab state for a fourth day as thousands of police continued their search for Sikh separatist leader Amritpal ...
Ehsan warns against exploiting its name in financial fraud for donations, as Ramadan approaches
The National Platform for Charitable Work (Ehsan) has warned against exploiting its name in financial fraud for collecting donations, with the approach of the holy month of Rama...
Deadly fungal infection spreading in US at an alarming rate, CDC says
A drug-resistant and potentially deadly fungus has been spreading rapidly through US health care facilities, NBC News reported quoting a new government study.
King expresses best wishes to citizens and Muslims on occasion of Ramadan
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman, who chaired the Cabinet session at Irqah Palace on Tuesday here, expressed his best wishes to citizens and Muslims everywhere on t...
Several ministry officials among 142 arrested over corruption
The Saudi Oversight and Anti-Corruption Authority (Nazaha) announced on Tuesday that a total of 142 people were arrested over corruption charges during the current month of Sha’...
Al-Bassami: Booking an appointment is a must to perform Umrah
Director of Public Security Lt. Gen. Muhammad Al-Bassami said that performing Umrah requires booking an appointment on the Nusuk or Tawakkalna applications. “What is required is...
Ramadan fasting to begin on Thursday; no crescent sighted
Muslims in Saudi Arabia will start observing fasting on Thursday, March 23, marking the beginning of the holy month of Ramadan. This is in the event of not sighting the crescent...
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Spain officials quit over trains that were too wide for tunnels...
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