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Saudi News Update: Week 47

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Riyadh Season is fully underway with a record timing to hit over 2 million visitors. Usyk and Fury are also set to fight in Riyadh on February 17th. In other news, a Saudi Arabian campaign has raised over $133 million worth of aid for Gaza, including numerous ambulances that have been flown out to Egypt to be taken to Gaza. 

Economy, Budgets and Finance

Saudi Gazette: Saudi Arabia signs 2 developmental Framework MoUs with Haiti and Jamaica. Read here

Al Arabiya News: Saudi campaign raises over $133 million in aid for Gaza. Read here

Saudi Gazette: Visitor turnout: Riyadh Season hits 2 million mark in record time. Read here

Government and Royal Family

Saudi Gazette:  Islamic ministers head to China in global effort to halt Gaza conflict. Read here

Arab News: Saudi Arabia explores investment opportunities in Caribbean at a special summit. Read here

Defence and Security

Saudi Gazette: Saudi Arabia launches humanitarian maritime bridge, delivers 1,050 tons of aid to Gaza. Read here


Arab News: Saudi private sector sees steady expansion in Q3. Read here

Arab News: Saudi Arabia’s crude production rose to 8.98m bpd in September: JODI data. Read here

Arab News: Deal worth $27m to give new impetus to Saudi-Australian business ties. Read here


Arab News: Misk, Human Resources Development Fund to support training of Saudi youth. Read here

Saudi Gazette: Saudi Arabia affirms commitment to combat racism and promote workplace equality. Read here

Saudi Gazette: Riyadh Season: Fury and Usyk set for undisputed championship clash in 'Ring of Fire'. Read here


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