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Saudi Arabia: Saudi visas to be issued for Bangladeshi workers

The Saudi Ministry of Labor will start issuing visas for Bangladeshi domestic workers from Monday, April 20 (Rajab 1), according to ministry sources.

The ministry’s decision came after the completion of all procedures and terms and conditions for the recruitment on the basis of the labor pact signed by the two countries earlier,
said Ahmed Al-Fohaid, deputy minister for international affairs.

Saudi Arabia: Real Estate sector recover highly by 2.21 percent on Wednesday

The benchmark Tadawul All-Share Index making typical trough-peak combination edged higher by 2.21 percent on Wednesday.The TASI gained roughly two hundred points, closing at 9,164.44 levels.

On year-to-date basis, its yield reached near 10 percent. Large cap rose over two percent and remained prominent among market cap indices, the GulfBase said in its market commentary.

Sectoral indices all accumulated an aggregate of 2,582.14 points.

Saudi Arabia: IECHE 2015 in Riyadh to promote sustainable development

Education Minister Dr Azzam Al-Dakhil inaugurating the International Exhibition and Conference on Higher Education (IECHE 2015) in Riyadh. (SPA).

Here is an opportunity for Saudi students and parents to interact directly with foreign universities and educational institutions, said Education Minister Dr Azzam Al-Dakhil on Wednesday.

The minister was speaking after inaugurating the International Exhibition and Conference on Higher Education (IECHE 2015) in the capital. 

Saudi Arabia: Australian minister for trade and investment visited IECHE in Riyadh.

Andrew Robb, Australian minister for trade and investment, with diplomats, officials and guests at the International Exhibition & Conference on Higher Education (IECHE) in Riyadh

Andrew Robb, Australian minister for trade and investment, visited Victoria’s Study Melbourne stand at the International Exhibition & Conference on Higher Education (IECHE) in Riyadh.

He was greeted by John Butler, commissioner for Victoria in the Middle East, Africa and Turkey and Nabil Mohammed A. Al Saleh, ambassador of Saudi Arabia to Australia, along with representatives from Victoria’s leading education institutes.

Saudi Arabia: TVTC launch 28 centers to train Saudi students

Saudi students will get ample opportunities to shine, as the Technical and Vocational Training Corporation (TVTC) has announced the launch of 28 centers.

The centers, to be set up in TVTC-affiliated colleges and institutes, will seek to discover budding talent among the trainees, TVTC spokesman Fahd Al-Otaibi said on Sunday.

“These students will be supported all the way from germination of ideas to their implementation with technical advice and other kind of support,” he said.