Saudi Federation for Cyber Security, Draper University ink MoU

Updated 22 March 2018

Saudi Federation for Cyber Security, Draper University ink MoU

JEDDAH: The Saudi Federation for Cyber Security and Draper University signed a Memorandum of Understanding, The Saudi Press Agency reported on Wednesday.
The deal was announced on the sidelines of the Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s royal visit to the US.
The California-based institution is specialized in teaching business pioneering and is known for its training programs in developing entrepreneurship.
The deal aims to send 15 Saudi nominees on scholarship to the headquarters of the university in addition to exploring the possibility of establishing a branch of the university in the Kingdom.
The agreement was co-signed by the Federation’s Vice Chairman Abdullah Sharaf Alghamdi, on behalf of its Chairman Saud bin Abdullah Al-Gahtani, and John Bax, the Vice President of the university.
In a statement, Al-Gahtani said that the MoU comes among a series of agreements aiming to achieve Saudi Vision 2030 and build a new technological generation.

Pakistan PM Imran Khan meets Saudi Arabia’s King Salman

Updated 20 min 16 sec ago

Pakistan PM Imran Khan meets Saudi Arabia’s King Salman

JEDDAH: Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan met with King Salman on Wednesday as part of his first state visit overseas.

During the talks, they reviewed the close relations between the two countries, the prospects for their development and strengthening in various fields, as well as the latest regional developments, Saudi state-news agency SPA reported.

The meeting was attended by Prince Khalid Al Faisal, Advisor to the King, Prince of Makkah Region, Prince Mansour bin Mteb bin Abdulaziz and a number of other officials from both countries.


Khan arrived in the Kingdom on Tuesday for a visit expected to focus on bilateral ties, regional security and Pakistan's economic situation.

Earlier, Khan was received by the King at Al-Salam Palace in Jeddah before the a luncheon was held in his honor.

Earlier, Khan met the Saudi Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources Khalid Al-Falih on Wednesday.

Khan received the Falih at his residence in Jeddah to discuss ways of cooperation between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia.

Khan’s trip to Saudi Arabia marks his first official foreign visit as Pakistan’s prime minister. He is accompanied by Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi and other senior members of his cabinet.