الإثنين , 19 أغسطس 2019

البرلمان

THE opening of Operetta to celebrate Gulf Cup

An operetta entitled “Sinbad sails to the Gulf” will be shown on the Saudi Channel Sella and Al-Danah on Thursday at 8 p.m, and will run for 48 minutes with the operetta writer, Mohsin Shaikh Al-Hassan, as host on the program.

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Al-Bar: Civic firms committed to serving citizens

Makkah Mayor Osama Al-Bar said that municipal companies are development-oriented and are not concerned with seeking profits. “The companies have reduced the value of land in order to sell them to citizens at affordable prices, which is their main goal,” he said.

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Sewage on streets poses health threat

Angry residents of Aziziah district in Jeddah have called on the municipality to remove stagnant pools of water from the city streets because of the danger posed by the breeding of disease-carrying insects.

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Strategic planning for water security urged

Adil Bushnak, a global authority on desalination and water reuse, has warned of the risks associated with the Kingdom's growing reliance on central desalination plants to provide drinking water

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Manama bans Saudi-Bahrainis from elections

The Council of Representatives in Bahrain has decided to exclude three people with dual Bahraini and Saudi citizenship from running for seats on the body in the forthcoming elections.

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Colleges of Excellence boast 12,052 student enrollment

Some 12,052 students have enrolled in 37 Colleges of Excellence (CoE) across the Kingdom as of Wednesday, with 149,342 applications currently being processed. There are also plans under way to construct another 100 colleges

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Libyan Premier Al-Thinni to discuss regional issues

In a renewed effort to repair strained ties between Libya and the Kingdom, Libyan Prime Minister Abdullah Al-Thinni arrived in the Kingdom on Wednesday at the invitation of the Saudi government.

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Muslims must pool talent

Former Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) scientist and Madinah expansion project consultant Abdul Salam emphasized on the need for centers of national excellence in Muslim countries.

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Demolition of historical buildings needs SCTA approval

Crown Prince Salman, deputy premier and minister of defense, has directed authorities to refrain from demolishing any historical building without first seeking approval from the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA).

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Permanent residency for expat mothers of Saudis

Foreign mothers of Saudi children can now apply for permanent residency without having sponsors and regardless of whether they are married, divorced or widowed.

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