Dammam


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Dammam

 

(al-Dammam), a city in Saudi Arabia, the administrative center of Eastern Province. Population, approximately 20,000. It is a port on the Persian Gulf; about 70 percent of all imported goods pass through Dammam (grain, tea. coffee, sugar, and textiles and other industrial goods). It is connected by railroad to Riyadh. It is located in an important oil region (including the Dammam and Abgaig fields). It is also a fishing center.

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The expansion triples the manufacturing capacity of advanced pressure control technology at the company's multi-modal Modon (Saudi Industrial Property Authority) facility in Dammam Second Industrial City, supplying wellheads and advanced flow control solutions that are critical components in driving productivity and operational efficiency, all made in Saudi Arabia.
Four people have been killed in Dammam, a city in eastern Saudi Arabia, after a suicide bomber's explosives blew up in the parking lot of a Shiite mosque, according to the kingdom's official news agency.
New neighbourhoods such as Dana Park in Dhahran, Roses Park in Taibah and Cloves Park in Al-Manar, among others also witnessed the construction of new parks as part of the public parks programme of the Dammam Municipality, he added.
The unexpected postponement of the flight provoked some of the passengers to get into heated exchanges with the airline staff at the Dammam International Airport.
Synthomer Middle East is a joint-venture between a subsidiary of Synthomer plc of the United Kingdom and Dhahran Chemical Industries and Marketing Company, headquartered in Dammam, Saudi Arabia.
The VIMTO pre-Ramadan tour will visit the Andalus and Ghornata malls in Jeddah, the Al Haia and Sirafi malls in Riyadh, and the Daharan and Rashed malls in Dammam.
Al-Kharafi said he apprised the officials of the Dammam chamber of commerce and Saudi businesspeople of the various Kuwaiti industries and the potential for exchanging expertise among the business community of both countries.
Other projects in the list are a Ministry of Defence building in Riyadh, Dare Al Youm building in Dammam, upgrade of Ras Tanura Refinery, Saudi Steel Pipe expansion, Aramco substation in Ras Tanura, Kemya's LLDPE plant in Jubail, the Prince Nayf Commercial Building in Al Khobar, Middle East Poser Company in Dammam and ABG School in Qatif.
Turkish Airlines on Tuesday announced it has launched non-stop services to Dammam from Istanbul.
Turkish Airlines (THY) launched its flights from Istanbul to Dammam on Tuesday.
Dammam, now known as the 'Prosperity Well', is where the top crude exporter made its first discovery in 1938.
MUSCAT: Oman Air announced the introduction of daily flights to the Saudi Arabian city of Dammam via Muscat from September 1.