NEOM, smart city technologies and tourist destination

NEOM is a bold and audacious dream of a New Future, an accelerator of human progress that will embody the future of innovation in business, livability and sustainability. NEOM is one of the Public Investment Fund’s projects. Built on the Red Sea in northwest Saudi Arabia, NEOM is a living laboratory – a place where entrepreneurship and innovation will chart the course for this New Future. It will be a destination; a home for people who dream big and want to be part of building a new model for sustainable…

Middle East Green Initiative is Saudi Arabia’s commitment to international sustainability efforts

The Middle East Green Initiative signifies Saudi Arabia’s commitment to international sustainability efforts. It will enable the region to help protect the planet by clearly defining an ambitious road map that significantly contributes to achieving global targets. It amplifies Saudi Arabia’s coordination and knowledge transfer with regional and international partners to achieve a significant global reduction in carbon emissions and deliver the largest reforestation program in the world. The first Middle East Green Initiative Summit was hosted by His Royal Highness the Crown Prince in Riyadh on October 25, 2021.…

Saudi Arabia embassy in Tunis celebrates 92nd National Day of the Kingdom

Ambassador of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques to Tunisia, Dr. Abdulaziz bin Ali Al-Saqr, held on Friday a ceremony on the occasion of the Kingdom’s 92nd National Day, in the presence of Tunisian Minister of Defence, Imed Memmich, a number of ministers, senior officials, Tunisian politicians, ambassadors accredited to Tunisia, representatives of non-governmental organisations and bodies, major companies, media and cultural personalities, as well as a number of Saudi envoys and trainees. Ambassador Al-Saqr delivered a speech in which he commended Tunisian-Saudi relations, stressing that they are solid…

King Salman Energy Park

The King Salman Energy Park is a fully integrated industrial ecosystem. The project is strategically located in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia. King Salman Energy Park spans an area of 50 km² and is being developed to be the leading gateway for the region’s energy sector, providing a complete spectrum of solutions to support business growth in the Kingdom. Helping to encourage clean and sustainable energy production while diversifying revenues, as per Vision 2030,  King Salman Energy Park is also the first and only industrial city in the world to…

Tunisia renews its commitment to continue supporting political solution in Libya

Foreign Minister, Othman Al-Jarandi, has renewed his country’s support for completing the Libyan political track to achieve security and stability, without any external interference in the country’s internal affairs as he met with Libyan Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Government of National Unity, Najla Al-Manqoush, in New York. For her part, Al-Manqoush briefed her Tunisian counterpart on the latest developments in the situation in Libya, praising Tunisia’s positions in support of the political settlement process and its permanent support for the Libyans. The two sides also discussed ways to…

Vision 2030 Draws on The Nation’s Intrinsic Strengths

Under the leadership of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, Vision 2030 was launched, a roadmap drawn up by His Royal Highness the Crown Prince, to harness the kingdom’s strategic position, investment power and place at the centre of the Arab and Islamic worlds. The full attention of the Kingdom, and its Leadership, is on harnessing the country’s potential to achieve the ambitions of the Saudi people. Since the launch of the vision, the kingdom has built a foundation, during which unprecedented reforms were made in the public sector’s…

Presentation of Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030

On 25 April 2016, Mohammad bin Salman, then Deputy Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, launched Vision 2030, an ambitious strategic plan designed to transform the nation’s economy, reduce its dependence on oil and develop a “vibrant society… characterised by strong roots and foundations that support moderate Islam, national pride, Saudi heritage and Islamic culture.” Among the goals set out in Vision 2030 are becoming “a global investment powerhouse… to boost the economy and diversify our income”, as well as exploiting Saudi Arabia’s unique geographical location and finally transforming the country…

92nd National Day of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

A ceremony will be held on September 23 in the Saudi ambassador’s residence to mark the celebration of the 92nd National Day of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Several senior Tunisian officials, ambassadors accredited to Tunisia, many political, economic, cultural and media figures and Saudi nationals in Tunisia are expected to attend the outstanding ceremony. On this occasion, Saudi ambassador to Tunisia Dr Abdulaziz bin Ali Al-Saqr is expected to deliver an address in which he will emphasize the importance and significance of such an anniversary as well as the…

Tunisia to host first Africa and Middle East Digital Health Conference and Exhibition (AMDHC)

The Tunisian Association for Heath promotion, in partnership with the World Health Organisation, are hosting Africa and Middle East Digital Health Conference and Exhibition (AMDHC) (www.AMDHC.tn) in Tunisia from Thursday 22nd to Saturday 24th September at the Mehari Golden Yasmin and Diar Lemdina Expo Centre, Yasmine Hammamet, Tunisia. The conference and exhibition aims are to stimulate a new vision of health through information technology, building on the experience of Tunisia and others who will share their knowledge and expertise during the event. AMDHC is designed to enable attendees to learn from other…

Irregular migration: more than 13,000 Tunisians arrived in Italy in 2022 (FTDES)

More than 500 illegal migrants have died or gone missing off the coast of Tunisia More than 13,000 Tunisian migrants have reached the Italian coast illegally since the beginning of 2022, the Forum for Economic and Social Rights (FTDES) said on Tuesday. Some 13,742 Tunisian migrants have managed to reach the Italian coast illegally, compared to 11,042 during the same period in 2021, said the FTDES, which takes a close interest in clandestine migration. The peak of illegal arrivals was recorded in June with 1,408 migrants reaching the Italian coast.…