Tag: KSA

Saudi Transport Hajj season

Saudi Transport Sector Readiness for the Hajj Season 1440/2019

Saudi Arabia’s minister of transport H.E. Dr. Nabeel Al-Amudi assured the readiness of all transportation services in the holy cities of Makkah and Al Madinah for the Hajj season this year (9-14 August), after an inspection tour with the presidents…

RAILWAY NETWORK PROJECT IN JORDAN

The Saudi Jordanian Investment Fund (SJIF) and Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority (ASEZA) to build a rail network in Jordan connecting Aqaba and Maan. The SJIF has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the ASEZA to invest more than…

Mining

Saudi Arabia Mining Sector Expands Amid Push for Private Investment

Efforts to encourage greater private sector participation have coincided with strong growth in Saudi Arabia’s mining sector, a key part of the country’s diversification strategy and a prominent driver of broader economic expansion. Mining grew by 6.3 percent year-on-year (y-o-y)…

iMENA

iMENA: What it Takes to Stay Ahead in Tech

Since it was set up in 2009, the iMENA Group has invested in and operated a diverse array of online and mobile businesses. Some of these ventures have gone on to become household names around the region, such as online…