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Saudi News Update: Week 49


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On November 28th Saudi Arabia was announced as the World Expo 2030 host. Riyadh took 69% of the votes with South Korea and Italy in second and third place respectively. In other news, the Global Healthspan Summit is being held in Riyadh. This gathering of industry experts and leaders promises to revolutionise the views on ageing and life expectancy science.


Economy, Budgets and Finance

Arab News: Saudi capital Riyadh to host World Expo 2030. Read here


Arab News: Leaders and experts gather in Riyadh to push the limits of human healthspan. Read here


Arab News: Rise of international HQs in Saudi Arabia driving up quality office space demand: CBRE. Read here


Government and Royal Family

Arab News:  Tokyo governor looking forward to ‘exciting’ World Expo in Riyadh. Read here


Saudi Gazette: Saudi Arabia secures IMO council seat with overwhelming 143 votes. Read here


Arab News: Saudi Fund for Development chief meets Uzbek Prime Minister. Read here


Defence and Security

Arab News: 2023 Republic of Korea Navy Cruise Training Task Group enters Saudi Arabia. Read here


Commercial

Arab News: Flynas launches operation base at Madinah, announces 6 new international, domestic destinations. Read here


Saudi Gazette: Saudi Arabia, Axiom Space forge partnership to boost national space capabilities. Read here


Saudi Gazette: 52% growth in commercial records in Jazan over 5 years. Read here


Social

Arab News: KSrelief sends 3rd relief ship to Palestinians in Gaza.  Read here


Arab News: Saudi Arabia on course to implement sustainable roadmap for decarbonization. Read here


 

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