Saudi Arabia (i/ˌsɔːdiːəˈreɪbiə/, i/ˌsaʊ-/), officially known as the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), is an Arab state in Western Asia constituting the bulk of the Arabian Peninsula. With a land area of approximately 2,150,000km2 (830,000sqmi), Saudi Arabia is geographically the second-largest state in the Arab world after Algeria. Saudi Arabia is bordered by Jordan and Iraq to the north, Kuwait to the northeast, Qatar, Bahrain, and the United Arab Emirates to the east, Oman to the southeast, and Yemen to the south. It is the only nation with both a Red Sea coast and a Persian Gulf coast, and most of its terrain consists of arid inhospitable desert or barren landforms.
The area of modern-day Saudi Arabia formerly consisted of four distinct regions: Hejaz, Najd, and parts of Eastern Arabia (Al-Ahsa) and Southern Arabia ('Asir). The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia was founded in 1932 by Ibn Saud. He united the four regions into a single state through a series of conquests beginning in 1902 with the capture of Riyadh, the ancestral home of his family, the House of Saud. The country has since been an absolute monarchy, effectively a hereditary dictatorship governed along Islamic lines. The ultra-conservative Wahhabism religious movement within Sunni Islam has been called "the predominant feature of Saudi culture", with its global spreading largely financed by the oil and gas trade. Saudi Arabia is sometimes called "the Land of the Two Holy Mosques" in reference to Al-Masjid al-Haram (in Mecca), and Al-Masjid an-Nabawi (in Medina), the two holiest places in Islam. The Kingdom has a total population of 28.7 million, of which 20 million are Saudi nationals and 8 million are foreigners.
Established in 1964, the channel produces programmes focusing on cultural, political, and economic issues aimed at expatriates living in Saudi Arabia. Following its conversion to a 24-hour channel it expanded its broadcasting to Europe and North America in the middle of 2007 and now employs a large network of news correspondents based in the Middle East, the United Kingdom and the United States.
And, he can count on the Saudi nation ... Dr Asseri spoke on "Enhancing Pakistan's Economic Outreach to Saudi Arabia and the GCC ... He said, Saudi leadership was committed to invest $20 billion Dollars in refinery, petrochemical complex, mining and renewable energy projects in Pakistan.
His state visit to SaudiArabia will end on Saturday ...Chinese firms are looking at construction in Saudi mega projects including the $500 billion NEOM zone and opportunities in mining and manufacturing as the kingdom moves to build local content, including in nascent defence and automotive industries.
Saudis, with the government driving projects as FDI lags ...Chinese firms are looking at construction in Saudi mega projects like the $500 billion NEOM zone, and opportunities in mining and manufacturing as the kingdom moves to build local content, including in nascent defence and automotive industries.
Online giant Alibaba has partnered with STCGroup for cloud services in SaudiArabia. Chinese firms are looking at construction in Saudi mega projects like the $500 billion NEOM zone, and opportunities in mining and manufacturing as the kingdom moves to build local content, including in nascent defence and automotive industries.BALANCING ACT.
This came in a Wednesday statement during his participation in the eighth consultative meeting of Arab ministers of mining and mineral resources in Riyadh, the capital of the Kingdom of SaudiArabia. Mulla explained that the vision for developing the mining sector aims to increase ...
JEDDAH. Saudi director Nora Aboushousha’s film “Lucky You Are Mine,” which sheds light on mental illness in Saudi Arabia, is screening at the Red SeaInternational Film Festival. The film, inspired by true events, is a love story between a newlywed Saudi couple who are working through their struggles to keep their bond alive and thriving ... (Supplied).
“Decarbonization cannot happen without minerals and metals ... “We are well placed to further scale-up mining and build integrated value chains ... The SaudiArabian government recently contacted Australian miners about supporting its $170 billion mining plan ... Share .
SaudiArabia will become the world leader ... The minister further pointed out that the potential of Saudi Arabia in the mining sector largely lies in precious and base metals including gold, zinc, copper, and silver, in addition to a few speciality metals like niobium and tantalum.
Ameen Saleh Al-Aqeli, director of the YemenExecutiveMineAction Center, praised the efforts of SaudiArabia to help Yemenis clear Houthi mines ... has retrieved and destroyed roughly 70,000 anti-personnel mines, anti-vehicle mines and explosive devices since early this year.
Editor’s note ... By Témoris Grecko ... And on June 19, she was elected vice president ... The president, who was in SaudiArabia when this testimony became public, rushed to do damage control. “(The) voice isn’t mine.” He was sure because he kept the security recordings, which were supposed to remain in police custody, claiming someone could try to alter them.
The county’s annual exports of gold are valued at $15.4 billion, diamonds at $10.2 billion and gold jewellery at $12.2 billion ... Investment opportunities in mines, refineries, trading and jewellery sectors were also discussed. IBMC has signed MoUs with Ghana, SaudiArabia, the UK and Papua New Guinea for facilitating investments.
No police clearance needed for Saudi visa ... Mining and shipping sectors in this regard have extraordinary potentials that can be targeted by Indian entrepreneurs and businesses.Moreover, the improved political and diplomatic relations and growing strategic ties, and the familiarity of Saudis with India and South Asia gives Indians a unique advantage.