Saudi Arabia’s millennials defy the stereotype

RIYADH: The millennial generation is made up of lazy, quick-tempered job-shifters — or so many people believe.According to the stereotype, millennials — the demographic born between 1981 and 1996 — get bored too quickly and move from one job to another rather than staying with one company for the rest of their lives.Search the word […]

Ad Diriyah to stage major Ramadan cultural event

AD DIRIYAH: A historic Saudi town is to host a major cultural event to mark the holy month of Ramadan.The Ad Diriyah Gate Development Authority (DGDA) announced its launch of “Layali Ad Diriyah” (Ad Diriyah nights) to showcase the birthplace of Saudi Arabia through arts, crafts and heritage displays.A broad range of cultural activities will […]

Organization of Islamic Cooperation keen to showcase depth of Islamic culture, says chief

MAKKAH: Pilgrim spending in Makkah and Madinah needs to be examined and encouraged, Hajj and Umrah sector experts have told Arab News.Millions of Muslims visit the two holy cities annually, with more than 6 million umrah visas issued this year so far, but their shopping needs to be stimulated with a greater offering of specialty […]