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Perspectives On The Saudi Arabian Energy Industry

The following is the text of the keynote address delivered by Prince Faisal ibn Turki ibn 'Abd al-'Aziz, Advisor at Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, at The Development of Middle East Energy conference sponsored by the Royal Institute of International Affairs, Chatham House, London, 12 February.Full Story

Arafat Day on March 4

The standing at Arafat, the climax of the annual pilgrimage, will be on Sunday, March 4, the Supreme Judiciary Council announced yesterday.

The standing at Arafat, some 15 km east of Makkah, is held on the 9th of Dul Hijjah, the second day of Haj, which starts March 3.

The Council said the new Hijri month of Dul Hijjah started on Saturday Feb. 24 and Eid Al-Adha would be celebrated on Monday, March 5. (SPA)

GCC, EU ministers to hold free trade talks in Bahrain

Foreign ministers of the Gulf Cooperation Council countries and the European Union will meet in Bahrain on April 23-24 in a renewed bid to promote trade and investment relations. The two sides will also examine the possibility of endorsing a free trade agreement.

KSA Rank 1st in foreign investment among Arab states

Saudi Arabia attracted the highest level of foreign investment in the Arab world last year at $4.8 billion, or 54.7 percent of the total investment in the region, according to the latest issue of Saudi Economic Bulletin, released here by the Saudi British Bank.

Arab News goes online today

Arab News goes online today in its continuing service to its readers worldwide by keeping them informed about the latest developments in Saudi Arabia. Khaled Al-Maeena, editor in chief of Arab News, hoped that www.arabnews.com would become an independent e-newspaper soon.
March 1st, 2001

Internet site on Haj to be launched

Makkah Governor Prince Abdul Majeed will attend the formal launching of “Bawwabat Al-Haj” or the Haj Portal on the Internet, at the Principality Building in Mina on Saturday after Maghreb prayers. Dr. Fahd ibn Abdul Aziz Al-Tuwaijri, director general of the Hafr Co., which is responsible for developing the website, said the site www.tohajj.com would be a present from the company to the guests of Allah. 
March 1st, 2001

1.3 MILLION PILGRIMS ARRIVE IN THE KINGDOM

A record 1.5 million people from abroad are expected to perform Haj this year, according to Haj Minister Iyad Madani. The Passports Department said more than 1.3 million people have already arrived from abroad for the annual pilgrimage starting Saturday.
March 1st, 2001

Jordan Israel trade soars

Trade volume between Israel and Jordan grew by over 80 per cent last year, despite the political violence during the Q4 period according to a statement from the Israeli embassy in Amman. Israeli exports to Jordan stood at USD38.5m in 2000, an 83 per cent jump, and Jordanian exports to Israel leaped 80 per cent to USD37m.
February 22ed, 2001

Bahrain mulls USD2bn Syrian deals

Director of the Syrian investment office, Mohammad Sarakbi told Reuters that Syria was discussing investments worth USD2bn with Bahraini businessmen, including a USD1.3bn aluminum smelter and private bank. Lebanese investors are also interested in the banking sector, he said.
February 20th, 2001

King Abdul Aziz National Guard Medical City to be inaugurated

Crown Prince Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz, the Deputy Premier and Commander of the National Guard, is to patronize here on Wednesday the inauguration of the King Abdul Aziz National Guard Medical City.Full Story
February 20th, 2001

STC inks USD667m loan

Saudi Telecommunications has completed the USD667m four-year loan announced last December with a syndicate of regional banks. Mandated banks are Arab National Bank, Riyad Bank, Saudi British Bank and Arab Bank. Also in the syndicate are Citibank, Al Jazira Bank, Saudi Investment Bank, Saudi Hollandi Bank and the Arab Investment Company. The loan is for Telecoms and Internet infrastructure.
February 19th, 2001

USD2.2bn Sumitomo, Saudi funding

Sumitomo is setting up a Saudi-Japanese consortium to finance a USD2.2bn power and desalinization plant in the Kingdom, reported the Arab News. Officials said 15 Japanese firms were involved and a number of Saudi banks. Sumitomo won the concession to build the plant in Jubail Industrial City last month, and is now finalizing the funding package.
February 18th, 2001

Water Desalination projects in Saudi Arabia

The Saline Water Conversion Corporation has announced that, in 1419/1420 AH, there were 27 desalination stations in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, producing 775 million cubic meters of desalinated water, providing more that 70 per cent of the required drinking water.Full Story

Projects at the Holy Places of Arafat and Mina

In line with the directives of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Fahd bin Abdul Aziz, the Ministry of Public Works and Housing implemented this year a number of new projects at the Holy Places of Arafat and Mina, at a total cost of more than SR 700 million.Full Story

Electricity generation in Saudi Arabia

The real electricity generating capability is expected to reach 70,000 megawatts by the year 1440 AH, according to reports published recently by the Ministry of Industry and Electricity.Full Story

Girls’ education in Saudi Arabia

According to statistics published by the General Presidency of Girls' Education, in 1420 AH, there were more than 2 million female students and 200,000 female teachers and administrators at more than 13,000 educational institutions.Full Story

SGI MENA

SGI will give businesses in Saudi Arabia a firsthand look at its new, next-generation Intel® processor-based workstations and servers, at the upcoming 'Saudi Computer 2001.'
Full Story
February 18th, 2001

Acer Computer (M.E.) Ltd.

Acer Computer (M.E.) Ltd., together with its value added authorized partners, AlAlamiah Electronics, Hoshanco, and Electronic Concept will be demonstrating its superior line of next generation computer notebooks and desktops at Saudi Computer 2001 show.
Full Story

February 18th, 2001

Saudi construction booms

Saudi Arabian construction contract awards boomed by 48.5 per cent to USD2.8bn in the first three quarters of the year 2000, according to figures published by the National Commercial Bank. The Bank forecasts total construction spending of USD64.3bn over the next three years. It highlighted increased oil revenues and structural reforms to the economy as reasons to be optimistic.
February 1st, 2001

GM sales up 50 per cent

General Motors reported that its Middle East sales surged by 50 per cent last year to 42,000 vehicles. The group said its USD100m investment in new premises and customer care program had boosted sales beyond the level of upturn seen in the general market.
February 1st, 2001

Just in......

Six technical colleges to be established in Saudi Arabia
28th Feb 2001

SAUDI BUSINESSMEN CONFERS WITH YEMENI COUNTERPARTS
27th Feb 2001
KINGDOM, AUSTRIAN MAINTAIN STRONG TRADE TIES
27th Feb 2001
1,273,825 PILGRIMS ARRIVE IN THE KINGDOM
27th Feb 2001
Saudi Arabia gears up for Muslim pilgrimage.

26th Feb 2001
Saudi Minister of Health allayed pilgrims' fears of Rift Valley Fever, Ebola and Meningitis

26th Feb 2001
Saudi Arabia says Khobar bombing probe not over

26th Feb 2001
Saudi speeds tempo on rare gas investment opening
25th Feb 2001
Orbit signed licensing contracts to foster the development of interactive TV in the Middle East.

24th Feb 2001
U.S. SECRETARY OF STATE PRESS BRIEFING ON MIDDLE EAST VISIT
24th Feb 2001
EPSON won a major order from the Saudi Ministry of Education.
24th Feb 2001
Increase in the number of pilgrims
23rd Feb 2001
Saudi Arabia's development in all sectors
23rd Feb 2001
LG Electronics records 15 per cent sales growth
21st Feb 2001
Syrian-Saudi Commission condemned the recent U.S.-British air strikes against Baghdad

21st Feb 2001
Recalling 1,150 tons of Under cooked chicken products.
21st Feb 2001
Number of pilgrims arriving in Saudi Arabia
20th Feb 2001
3,381 factories with invested capital reached SR239 billion
20th Feb 2001
SR 2 billion Investment in Jiad Citadel in Makkah
20th Feb 2001
SAA transported 1,285,000 passengers to and from Madinah
20th Feb 2001

Record number of pilgrims from the Sultanate of Oman

19th Feb 2001
Pilgrimage residence visas spark huge demand in Abu Dhabi
19th Feb 2001
Negotiators held talks with oil giants.  
18th Feb 2001
A Briton fighting extradition from Dubai to Saudi Arabia
18th Feb 2001
The Saudis expressed interest in investing in Pakistan
17th Feb 2001
Oman 'needs better gas deals to compete with Saudi Arabia'
17th Feb 2001
Hankook to study Jebel Ali distribution center
16th Feb 2001

BMW's Middle East sales rose 8.1 per cent

15th Feb 2001
Saudi finance institutions give SR 266 billion in three decades
14th Feb 2001
Saudis move closer to more foreign investments
14th Feb 2001
Agriculture flourishes in Saudi Arabia
14th Feb 2001

BMW's Middle East sales rose 8.1 per cent

15th Feb 2001
Saudi finance institutions give SR 266 billion in three decades
14th Feb 2001
Saudis move closer to more foreign investments
14th Feb 2001
Agriculture flourishes in Saudi Arabia
14th Feb 2001
Saudi public relations firm takes over Quantum
13th Feb 2001
Saudi Arabia has no intention of exporting gas in the foreseeable future
13th Feb 2001
Saudi Arabia's progress in higher education
13th Feb 2001

TELECOMMUNICATIONS NETWORK REGISTERS UNMATCHED GROWTH
12th Feb 2001
MEETING OF THE SUPREME ECONOMIC COUNCIL
11th Feb 2001

NUMBER OF COMPANIES REACHED 9, 813 WITH AN INVESTED CAPITAL OF SR.169.3 BILLION.

11th Feb 2001

650,000 HEADS OF SHEEP FOR THIS YEAR'S PILGRIMAGE SEASON
11th Feb 2001
MINISTER OF COMMERCE RECEIVES JORDANIAN OFFICIALS
11th Feb 2001
CONTRACT FOR SAUDI EMBASSY PREMISES IN PRAGUE SIGNED
11th Feb 2001
Economic Investment Forum
8th Feb 2001
Dairy firm in UAE says market battle eases sharply
8th Feb 2001
Saudi government completed a 2.4 billion Saudi riyal project

8
th Feb 2001
The U. S. has opened a dialogue with Arab and Israeli leaders
8
th Feb 2001
U.S. Presidential travel to the Mideast
8th Feb 2001
SABIC posted SR3.63 billion profit in the year 2000
7th Feb 2001
Reaction in the Arab world to the election of Ariel Sharon
7th Feb 2001
Energy Policy Foundation annual conference
7th Feb 2001
SEC to be responsible for the privatization program. 
5th Feb 2001
Saudi private sector registers 2.4% growth
4th Feb 2001
Water project to be  executed in the Baha region
4th Feb 2001

GULFWIRE TALKS WITH SAUDI ARABIAN CROWN PRINCE ABDULLAH
4th Feb 2001
The three Westerners confessed to the bombings.
4th Feb 2001
$3 Billion Israeli-Egyptian Gas Deal

1st Feb 2001
Samba nets USD534m
31st Jan 2001
Prince Alwaleed has upped his stake in New York's Plaza Hotel 
31st Jan 2001

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