Tag Archives : technologie

GCC booming market for solar power

Dubai: The six GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) countries have sanctioned $155 billion (Dh596 billion) worth of solar power projects that will generate 84 gigawatts when completed in 2017, according to the region’s first dedicated solar technology exhibition Gulf Sol 2013. Derek Burston, Director of UK-based Bowmedia, organisers of Gulf Sol 2013, said in a statement […]

Saudi e-commerce valued at SR15bn annually

Economists confirm that e-commerce in Saudi Arabia is experiencing a high growth, estimating its value at SR15 billion per year. The size of the market is expected to increase at high rates in the coming years due to the eradication of trading obstacles, creating an ideal solution for buying low priced items and with minimal […]

Saudi MoH seeks private sector cooperation in dialysis service

The Ministry of Health is to seek private sector’s cooperation in serving the increasing number of dialysis patients in the Kingdom. According to Aqeel Al-Ghamdi, undersecretary to the Ministry for Hospital Affairs, the ministry has allocated SR1.9 billion for this national project, which is geared to solicit private sector cooperation in purchasing equipment and offering […]