Shoura names four women as vice chairs

Updated 05 February 2014
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Shoura names four women as vice chairs

The Shoura Council has appointed four women as vice chairpersons of committees.
They are Haya Al-Munea for the Social Affairs, Family and Youth Committee, Zainab Abu Taleb for the Cultural and Information Affairs Committee, Huda Al-Hulaisi for the Foreign Affairs Committee and Muna Al-Mushait for the Health Affairs and Environment Committee.
The council also approved a high council for Saudi youth to supervise the implementation of the strategy it had approved earlier at the session.
The council approved the annual reshuffle of 13 committees and named several new chairmen and vice chairpersons.
The council named Ibrahim Al-Ibrahim chairman and Faleh Al-Sugier vice chairman of the Islamic and Judicial Affairs Committee; Abdulaziz Al-Hadlaq chairman of the Social Affairs, Family and Youths Committee; Muhammad Al-Naji chairman and Ata Al-Sebti vice chairman of the Management and Human Resources Committee; Saleh Al-Husaini chairman and Fahad Al-Enizi vice chairman of the Economic Affairs and Energy Committee; Saud Al-Subaie chairman and Nawwaf Al-Fagham vice chairman of the Security Affairs Committee; and Prince Khaled Al-Saud chairman and Meshal Al-Sulami vice chairman of the Educational Affairs and Scientific Research Committee.
It also appointed Rashed Al-Kathiri chairman of the Cultural and Information Affairs Committee; Khidr Al-Qurashi chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee; Huhsen Al-Hazmi chairman of the Health Affairs and Environment Committee; Saad Mariq chairman and Husam Al-Anqari vice chairman of the Financial Affairs Committee; Muhammad Al-Mutairi chairman and Ali Al-Tukhais vice chairman of the Housing, Water and Public Services Committee; Sadoun Al-Sadoun chairman and Jibreel Oraishi vice chairman of the Transport, Communication and Information Technology Committee; Abdullah Al-Dhufairi chairman and Naser Al-Shahrani vice chairman of the Human Rights and Petitions Committee.


Saudi heritage chief launches Korean exhibition in Riyadh

Updated 19 December 2018
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Saudi heritage chief launches Korean exhibition in Riyadh

RIYADH: Prince Sultan bin Salman, the president of the Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage, officially opened an exhibition in Riyadh showcasing Korean history and culture. He was joined at the event by Professor Bae Kidong, the director general of the National Museum of Korea in Seoul, and Korean Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Jo Byung-Wook.
Titled “Korean History and Culture: an Enchanting Journey to the Korean Civilization,” the exhibition — which will be at the National Museum until March 7, 2019 and is the first of its kind in Saudi Arabia — features rare artifacts that showcase Korean archaeology, civilization and folklore, as well as a selection of exhibits from the Korean National Museum.
Prince Sultan said that such cooperation in the field of culture and archaeology is very important, especially since Korea has a great and ancient culture, and given its important relationship with Saudi Arabia through the years.
On behalf of the Korean government and people, Prof. Bae expressed his sincere appreciation to the Kingdom for hosting the exhibition.