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Saudi News Update: Week 46


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Foreign ministers gathered in Riyadh this past weekend for an Arabian Summit, attendees included Iranian President Raisi. In other news, NEOM has announced its first international office in London which will help spearhead its operations in Europe.


Economy, Budgets and Finance

Saudi Gazette: Foreign ministers of Arab, Islamic countries assigned to create an international pressure to stop the war on Gaza. Read here


Saudi Gazette: Saudi Arabia launches $1-billion development initiative in Africa. Read here


Arab News: New Mideast trade corridor offers ‘win-win’ economic growth. Read here


Government and Royal Family

Arab News:  Saudi Arabia, Ivory Coast sign deal to establish joint business council. Read here


Arab News: Saudi king receives letters from presidents of Mali, Burkina Faso on strengthening ties. Read here


Defence and Security

Arab News: Gaza mission: Fourth Saudi relief plane lands in Egypt. Read here


Arab News: Saudi and UK military officials discuss cooperation. Read here


Commercial

Arab News: Tabuk region leads the way in organic farming. Read here


Arabian Business: Saudi Arabia’s Riyadh Air nears deal for 100 Boeing 737 Max jets in major fleet expansion. Read here


Arab News: NEOM opens its first international office in London. Read here


Social

Saudi Gazette: ACES, and RSG collaborate to make RSI the first Saudi airport with indoor 5G coverage for all service providers. Read here


Al-Monitor: Saudi campaign to boycott TikTok spreads to private sector. Read here


 

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