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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This launch adds Dammam to the list of more than 350 cities where Uber Eats is available, to meet people's needs and deliver their favorite meals through a reliable and convenient experience on the app"
Dubai: The UAE will start off as favourites as Team Abu Dhabi's American driver Shaun Torrente begins the defence of his world crown when the UIM F1H2O World Championship takes off in Dammam, Saudi Arabia this weekend.
DAMMAM: Hundreds of Saudis streamed to the Corniche on Thursday afternoon for the opening of the Red Bull Air Show Demo, taking place in Dammam for the first time as part of Sharqiah Season.
The route will be the only direct flight to Dammam from London, via Bahrain, and will be operated by a four-class Boeing 777-200.
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.
One tunnel and two bridges were unveiled in Dammam [[c] SPA].
Men and materials have been flown to Dammam to Air India Express passengers stranded at Saudi Arabia airport for nearly two days DAMMAM The food served by AI to the stranded passengers.
Jet Airways flight 9W 570 will depart Kochi at 0620 hrs and arrive into Dammam at 0920 hrs (local time).
'We are pleased to announce our next international routes expansion starting with four destinations in Pakistan from Dammam, SaudiGulf Airline's main base in Saudia Arabia.
"The market in the Middle East has continued to develop strongly in recent years and this latest expansion to our Dammam facility is essential to ensure we keep pace with the growing demands from our construction and coating customers in the region as well as providing us with the opportunity to introduce further leading edge technologies to develop our business in a broader range of market segments," said Synthomer Middle East's managing director, Shaz Rashid.
Summary: MANAMA - Bahrain's national carrier Gulf Air announced it has added seven weekly flights to its schedule to and from Dammam, a capacity increase of 30 per cent to meet the increasing market demand predicted during the busy summer months.
Emphasizing on the pivotal role of travel trade to maintain the brotherly relationships between Saudi Arabia and Pakistan, SaudiGulf Airlines Chief Commercial Officer Karim Makhlouf said the airline was going to initiate operations from October 15 to four major cities in Pakistan (Lahore, Islamabad, Sialkot, Karachi) and connect them with the kingdom's cities of Dammam, Jeddah, Abha and Riyadh.