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Only 28% pharmacists in Saudi Arabia are Saudis

Only 28 percent of 29,000 pharmacists working in the Kingdom are Saudi nationals, according to the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties, which has said more than 900 Saudis, who have obtained bachelor's degrees in pharmacology, are currently seeking jobs.

“Of the total number of pharmacists Saudis represent 8,200 or 28.44 percent while expats account for 20,800 or 71.56 percent,” Al-Eqtisadiah newspaper reported quoting commission sources.

 

Supplication in Hajj

Source : IslamWeb / 02 Oct 2014

Allaah The Exalted commands His slaves to supplicate to Him and promises to answer and reward them for their Du‘aa’. Numerous texts of the Islamic Sharee‘ah have underlined the greatness, virtue, significance, and status of Du‘aa’ in Islam. In fact,Du‘aa’ is the essence of worship, and it is one of the effective ways to prevent the trials or misfortunes that had been decreed to befall the servant before they befall him or to remove them after they have befallen him. 

 

Haj app offers information on infectious diseases

Source : Arab news / 02 Oct 2014

The Ministry of Health has launched a smartphone application that provides Haj pilgrims access to important health-related information and resources.

Anees Sindi, deputy commander of the ministry's command and control center, said that the recent cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) and Ebola have made "travelers nervous."

 

Organic farming gaining popularity in Saudi Arabia

Source : Saudi Gazette / 27 Sep 2014

Last week, Saudi Agriculture 2014, the 33rd international agriculture, water, and agro-industry trade show, took place at the International Convention and Exhibition Center in Riyadh.

Organic farming was one of the topics addressed at the exhibition. Under the patronage of the Ministry of Agriculture, the Department of Organic Agriculture (DOA) participated with its own organic farming pavilion, a joint venture with on one side the ministry and the German GIZ International Services’ “Organic Farming Project” and on the other the Saudi Organic Farming Association (SOFA).

 

A dream travel destination for centuries

By Rashid Hassan / 25 Sep 2014

The incredible land of Saudi Arabia has been a dream travel destination for centuries and millions of people visit the Kingdom each year from around the world to see this wonderful land.

 

Metro project to bring Riyadh on par with world’s great cities

Source : Arab news / 23 Sep 2014

The $22.5 billion metro project — called King Abdulaziz Project for Riyadh Public Transport — is a linchpin of the Saudi capital’s modernization program. It will be the backbone of the Saudi capital’s public transport system and a key component of growth.

 

Saudi Arabia launches Haj health awareness campaign

Source : Arab news / 12 Sep 2014

The Ministry of Health has launched a multimedia awareness campaign to inform Haj pilgrims of the preventive measures that should be taken during their stay in the holy cities of Makkah and Madinah.

 

Vaccination against meningitis mandatory for all Haj pilgrims

Source : Arab news / 03 Sep 2014

The Ministry of Health announced on Tuesday that vaccination against meningitis is mandatory for all local and international Haj pilgrims.

Taking the flu shot is also recommended, in addition to quarantine requirements for foreign pilgrims depending on the country they live in, according to officials.

 

Makkah Municipality to keep holy sites clean

Source : Arab news / 01 Sep 2014

The Makkah Municipality is finalizing Haj operational plans to ensure public health and hygiene standards in the holy city and pilgrimage sites during the busy and crowded upcoming season.

 

Marriages don’t have to cost a fortune

Source : Arab news / 30 Aug 2014

Couples are being urged not to spend thousands on a wedding and advised to opt for cheaper weddings to escape from heavy debt. A forum highlighting how families can ease the financial burden on the groom was held recently in a local function hall in Jeddah. Several wedding planners and families with aspiring couples attended the forum.

 
 

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