1998 News Story

Report on Kingdom's computer market

The English language daily Arab News today reported that the computer market in the Kingdom, which according to one study is worth SR 1.12 billion (U.S. $ 0.3 billion) a year, is growing by 30 to 35 percent annually.    More than 200 companies from Saudi Arabia and abroad are taking part in the five-day dual exhibition featuring computing and education which was inaugurated last night at the international exhibition center in Jeddah by Dr Ghazi Obeid Madani, Rector of King Abdul Aziz University.