Saudi commission fines three telecom companies SR38m

The penalties were imposed on STC, Mobily and Zain. (Shutterstock)
Updated 12 April 2019
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Saudi commission fines three telecom companies SR38m

Three telecoms companies have been handed fines totaling more than SR38 million ($10.1 million). The penalties were imposed on STC, Mobily and Zain by the Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC).

STC was fined more than SR9 million for failure to implement commission directives, including one to halt a credit limit policy.

Etihad Etisalat was ordered to pay more than SR17 million for a number of violations, including failure to provide required information to the commission, and launching prepaid lines.

Fines of more than SR11 million was imposed on Zain for violations that included promotion without commission approval, failure to provide required information, and launching prepaid lines. SPA Riyadh


Saudi deputy defense minister arrives in Russia for official visit

Prince Khalid bin Salman bin Abdulaziz. (SPA)
Updated 24 April 2019
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Saudi deputy defense minister arrives in Russia for official visit

  • Prince Khalid was welcomed by Saudi Ambassador to Russia Dr. Raed Qurmali and other high ranking officials

MOSCOW: A delegation led by Prince Khalid bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, the Saudi deputy minister of defense, has arrived in Russia for an official visit, during which the members will take part in the eighth Moscow Conference on International Security and hold a number of meetings.

Prince Khalid was welcomed by Saudi Ambassador to Russia Dr. Raed Qurmali, military adviser Maj. Gen. Talal Al-Otaibi and Military Attache Gen. Mohammad Al-Mutairi, along with the deputy chief of staff of the Russian defense ministry and other civilian and military officials.