Basil M.K. Al-Ghalayini

Basil M.K. Al-Ghalayini is the Chairman and CEO of BMG Financial Group.

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Bellissima means perfection

As we were approaching the Jeddah Islamic Port, we saw that gigantic floating city — the Bellissima cruise ship.

This was the first time I was going on a cruise ship with my four kids, Sara, Bader, Salma, and Alma.

September 15, 2021

Saudi Arabia is set to be a major player in hydrogen

The use of hydrogen as an energy source has gained a lot of attention in recent years. Up to a few years ago, little was known or debated about hydrogen energy and its economic and environmental impact on society. I myself had little knowledge of the hydrogen energy market until recently.

July 24, 2021

Umrah and Hajj: An unmatched spiritual journey into Vision 2030

As we enjoy the first days of Ramadan this year, performing Umrah at the holy Grand Mosque is becoming a dream for millions, especially after its closure last year as a precautionary measure due to the COVID-19 nationwide lockdown.

April 27, 2021

Another milestone for FinTech Saudi

As we head towards a completely digitized, transparent and decentralized financial system, soon Saudi Arabia will implement inter-bank instant money transfers.

February 14, 2021

National Debt Management Center of Saudi Arabia

As the New Year kicked off, the National Debt Management Center (NDMC) closed the January 2021 issuance under the Saudi Arabian Government SR-denominated Sukuk Program.

January 24, 2021

Saudi Arabia making headway with Vision 2030’s clean energy plans

Reports surfaced last week about plans by the California-based Lucid Motors to set up a manufacturing plant in Saudi Arabia as part of its expansion in the region.

January 10, 2021