Interpol values NAUSS security role

Updated 10 November 2012
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Interpol values NAUSS security role

The International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol) has honored President of Naif Arab University for Security Sciences (NAUSS) Abdulaziz bin Saqr Al-Ghamdi in recognition for the distinctive role being played by NAUSS in spreading the culture of security.
Interpol has also appreciated NAUSS’ role in promoting the sense of security, its scientific and training services and its fruitful cooperation with Interpol in all its programs.
The honoring ceremony came during the 81st session of Interpol’s general assembly, which was held in Italy from Nov. 5 to 8 and attended by representatives of 190 countries, 100 interior ministers and other law enforcement officials.
Meanwhile, the head of capacity building and training at Interpol Dell Shahin lauded NAUSS’s efforts in supporting Interpol activities and programs and implementation of joint works carried out by NAUSS in cooperation with Interpol at NAUSS premises or in Arab and third countries.


Saudi Arabia’s King Salman will patronize the launch of the Qiddiya Project

Updated 34 min 23 sec ago
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Saudi Arabia’s King Salman will patronize the launch of the Qiddiya Project

JEDDAH: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman will patronize on Wednesday the launch of the “Qiddiya” Project which is the new entertainment, sports and cultural destination in the Kingdom.
The project will be built in Al-Giddiya area, some 40 km west of the capital, Riyadh.
The foundation stone ceremony of will be attended by a host of local and international officials, as well as a number of decision-makers, major investors and representatives of the regional and international companies, marking the launch of the project’s formal infrastructure. The first phase will be completed by 2022.
In a statement to Saudi Press Agency (SPA), Dr. Fahd bin Abdullah Tounsi, Secretary General of the Foundation Council of the Qiddiya Project of the Public Investment Fund (PIF) said that the inauguration of this vital project is a real translation of the aspirations of the Kingdom’s wise leadership and its relentless efforts to develop mega projects that would contribute effectively to achieve many direct and indirect economic returns, and to advance sustainable development for the benefit of the homeland and the citizen, in accordance with the Kingdom’s Vision 2030.
“About two-thirds of the Kingdom’s population is under the age of 35. There is a great need for Qiddiya Project to provide them with entertainment. The project will save about $30 billion, which will be used to develop the domestic economy and create new job opportunities for Saudi youths,” he added.
For his part, Michael Reininger, Chief Executive of Qiddiya, said, “we are delighted to be a key contributor to boost the Kingdom’s economic development and investment, not only for the entertainment industry but also to projects that will develop the capabilities the young Saudi people.”