The whole nation is rallying behind King Salman

Published on Jan 24 2015 // Featured, Gulf
The whole nation is rallying behind King Salman
JEDDAH: FOUZIA KHAN Saudis recalled the late King Abdullah’s concern for the people in general and Saudis in particular, and his unique contribution in making their lives peaceful and comfortable. They expressed their full faith in his successor, King Salman. Omar Abdullah Nasseef, dean of the English...

King Salman’s vision: Stability, unity

Published on Jan 24 2015 // Featured, Gulf, Special
King Salman’s vision: Stability, unity
NEW BEGINNING: Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman addresses the nation outlining his plans and programs on Friday. (SPA)Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman took charge as the new ruler of Saudi Arabia on Friday in a smooth transition following the death of King Abdullah and pledged...

King Salman: A man of great achievements

Published on Jan 24 2015 // Featured, Gulf, Special
King Salman: A man of great achievements
IMMERSED IN WORLD POLITICS: Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman with French President Francois Hollande during his visit to France as crown prince.JEDDAH: P.K. ABDUL GHAFOUR Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman, who ascended the throne on Friday, is an experienced administrator and...

King Abdullah dies, Crown Prince Salman is new ruler

Published on Jan 23 2015 // Featured, Gulf, Special
King Abdullah dies, Crown Prince Salman is new ruler
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah has died, state television reported early on Friday and Crown Prince Salman became king, it said in a statement attributed to the new ruler. He was 90. King Salman has called on the family’s Allegiance Council to pay allegiance to Muqrin as his crown...

Expats in trouble for iqama errors

Published on Jan 07 2015 // Featured, Gulf
Expats in trouble for iqama errors
RIYADH: ABDUL HANNAN TAGO Wrong entries on iqamas, including errors in names etc., landed several expatriates in the soup. Expats complain that their names on iqamas which do not conform to their names in their passports are making problems during official transactions, especially in banks. Some sponsors...

Expats risk losing iqamas with 14 days left for mandatory health cover for dependents

Published on Jan 07 2015 // Gulf, Special
Saudi Gazette report RIYADH — Starting Jan. 21, expatriates who do not have medical insurance for their dependents will not have their iqamas (residence permits) renewed, local Arabic daily Al-Riyadh reported on Tuesday quoting the Directorate General of Passports (Jawazat). The move by Jawazat was...

India Islamic Cultural Center to have a Branch in Lucknow Soon-UP Minister

Published on Dec 24 2014 // Gulf
India Islamic Cultural Center to have a Branch in Lucknow Soon-UP Minister
IICC Overseas Convener Murshid Kamal presenting memento to the Uttar Pradesh Minister Kamal Akhtar.Riyadh, 23 December: In an event organized by the overseas chapter of the India Islamic Cultural Center in Riyadh, Minister of Panchayati Raj in the Government of Uttar Pradesh Mr. Kamal Akhtar gave assurance...

Noor Education on a Comprehensive Social Drive

Published on Dec 23 2014 // Gulf
Noor Education on a Comprehensive Social Drive
By: SYED RAFATHULLAH SHAH Jeddah – Noor Educational Society (NES) a Jeddah-based philanthropic forum, organized a reception to put-forward a whitepaper on their comprehensive and multifaceted social reforms to heighten the society from the scourge of evil practices and to eradicate the menace of high...

NSHR observes United Nation’s global activism campaign to end violence against women

Published on Dec 12 2014 // Featured, Gulf, Special
NSHR observes United Nation’s global activism campaign to end violence against women
Speaker Sameera Aziz with an attendee of a forum in orange colour which is designated by UN Women to symbolize a brighter future without violence.The national society of human rights (NSHR) observed International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women in Jeddah on 10 December 2014, which was...

Indian Engineers Organized PMP Training in Jeddah

Published on Dec 07 2014 // Featured, Gulf, Special
Indian Engineers Organized PMP Training in Jeddah
Sitting from left: Indian Engineers Forum General Secretary Syed Nasir Khursheed,President Mohammed Sayeeduddin, Chief Guest HOC Raghib Qureshi, PMP Trainer Farooq Qureshi, Executive Manager Maytas Syed Fayaz Ahmed and Abdul Hamid.Saif, Second row standing are members attended PMP Course Jeddah — The...

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