King Abdullah City for Atomic Energy president receives Argentine ambassador

Argentina’s Ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Marcelo Gilardoni.
Updated 07 December 2018

King Abdullah City for Atomic Energy president receives Argentine ambassador

  • KACARE, established by royal order in 2010, is tasked with developing the Kingdom’s atomic and renewable energy program

RIYADH: The President of King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy (KACARE), Dr. Khalid bin Saleh Al-Sultan, received Argentina’s Ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Marcelo Gilardoni.
They reviewed the joint cooperation between the two countries on the peaceful uses of atomic energy and also discussed the National Atomic Energy Project in Saudi Arabia.
KACARE, established by royal order in 2010, is tasked with developing the Kingdom’s atomic and renewable energy program.
It aims to create a master plan for a sustainable city near Riyadh.


3,500 workers help sanitize Grand Mosque in Makkah

Updated 04 April 2020

3,500 workers help sanitize Grand Mosque in Makkah

  • Workers for the department responsible for cleaning and carpets at the Grand Mosque have used 2,160 liters of eco-friendly sanitization solution

MAKKAH: An army of 3,500 workers has been taking part in a major cleaning operation at the Grand Mosque in Makkah. The General Presidency for the Affairs of the Two Holy Mosques has been overseeing the disinfection program as part of the Kingdom’s efforts to stop the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
Workers for the department responsible for cleaning and carpets at the Grand Mosque have used 2,160 liters of eco-friendly sanitization solution and 89 pieces of equipment for the six daily cleaning operations at the holy site, which have included its squares and facilities, and the cleaning of carpets every five days.