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Saudi Arabia: Saudi dish Kabsa gains popularity in Canada

Kabsa has gained popularity in a small town in the Canadian province of British Colombia. Two Saudi students from Al-Ahsa have opened a restaurant, Ooh Kabsa, specializing in the Saudi dish.

The restaurant, which serves a variety of Saudi and Arab dishes, has become popular with both Arabs and Canadians, Although Ali Abdullah was working as a doctor in a local hospital, this has not kept him from participating in the launch of the restaurant.

“We opened the restaurant early last February, after a nine-month process, and I do the administrative part and my partner takes care of the cooking. We now have 16 people working with us, including Saudis, Ukrainians, Canadians, Indians, Palestinians and Brazilians,” he said.

Saudi Arabia: Saudi Industrial investment firms’ revenues up 29% SR24bn

Revenues of the Saudi listed industrial investment firms grew by 29 percent to SR24 billion in 2014 compared to SR18.5 billion in 2013, according to a financial report.

Meanwhile, net profits of the sector dropped by 7.3 percent to SR2.9 billion compared to SR3.11 billion in the comparable periods, Al-Hayat daily said in a report.

The number of listed industrial investment firms stands at 14 with their market

Saudi Arabia: Fahd expo to be hosted in Madinah Al Munawarah

LEGACY: Madinah Gov. Prince Faisal bin Salman points to a photo at the King Fahd Exhibition in Riyadh.

Madinah Gov. Prince Faisal bin Salman, who visited the King Fahd Exhibition in Riyadh, said here that the next venue of the show will be Madinah to enable people in that part of the Kingdom to get to know the services rendered by the late king. 

The prince was accompanied to the show by Prince Faisal bin Ahmed bin Salman, Prince Fahd bin Faisal bin Salman, and Prince Ahmed bin Faisal bin Salman.

Saudi Arabia: 200 exhibitors from 50 countries at Riyadh Travel Fair 2015

The seventh edition of Riyadh Travel Fair (RTF 2015), a significant annual event where the world's major travel and tourism companies gather under one roof, will open on Tuesday to travel and tourism professionals as well as the general public keen to discover more about exciting and exotic travel destinations.

According to ASAS exhibitions, the organizer of the fair that is being held here at the Four Seasons hotel, the RTF 2015 edition is going to be the largest travel and tourism exhibition in the Kingdom to date with a substantial increase of 20 percent

Saudi Arabia: National panel honors Saudi law students

The National Committee of Lawyers has honored Dar Al-Hekma University’s law students during their first meeting at the Jeddah Chamber of Commerce last week.

Yassin Khayat, Chairman of the National Committee of Lawyers, praised the female students for their accomplishments in the Pre-Moot Middle East course that took place last month in Amman, Jordan.

He also appreciated their participation in the Annual Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot in Vienna last week.