New dean appointed for college at IMSIU

Updated 21 October 2012
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New dean appointed for college at IMSIU

RIYADH: The Minister of Higher Education Khalid bin Mohammed Al-Angari has appointed Khalid bin Salim Aldonyawi to the position of dean at the College of Sharia & Islamic Studies at Imam Muhammad bin Saud Islamic University (IMSIU) in Al-Ahsa. The appointment is for two years beginning Nov. 4.
Aldonyawi was working as assistant professor at the department of Arabic Language Faculty of Sharia & Islamic Studies in Al-Ahsa, according to a statement. He was congratulated by the IMSIU’s Rector Suleiman bin Abdullah Abal-Khail on his appointment and the trust bestowed on him by the ministry. Abal-Khail offered Aldonyawi advice to fear God, perform his duties in accordance with the university’s educational policy and work to achieve its objectives based on tasks entrusted to him. 
Meanwhile, Abal-Khail is also sending the Vice President for Higher Studies & Scientific Research, Abdullah bin Hamad Al-Khalaf, to the United State of America to attend the West Lakes Division Meeting of the Association of American Geographers to be held at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, Illinois.


Two Holy Mosques program receives international award

The Two Holy Mosques program has received the Sharjah International Cultural Heritage award for its achievements. (SPA)
Updated 22 May 2018
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Two Holy Mosques program receives international award

  • The state adopted the program presented by the SCTH four years ago
  • King Salman’s initiative to care for cultural heritage is one of the outputs presented by the SCTH

RIYADH: The Two Holy Mosques program to care for the Kingdom’s cultural heritage has received the Sharjah International Cultural Heritage award for its achievements.
It was described as an unprecedented national program sponsoring projects and efforts related to all aspects of national heritage.
King Salman’s initiative to care for cultural heritage is one of the outputs presented by the SCTH, sponsored and financed by the country, and it is being carried out as part of the important initiatives of Saudi Vision 2030 with more than SR5 billion ($1.3 billion) allocated in the current phase. The initiative includes 10 courses, each under implementation consisting of a number of main projects that amount to more than 330 in total.
The state adopted the program presented by the SCTH four years ago and financed within the National Transformation Program with more than SR4 billion ($1 billion).
The program includes the establishment of 18 museums in the Kingdom, 80 heritage sites and opening them to visitors, the restoration of 18 villages and traditional towns to visitors.