Saudi Federation for Cyber Security and Programming signs MoU with STC

SAFCSP is a national institution under the umbrella of the Saudi Arabian Olympic Committee
Updated 16 April 2018
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Saudi Federation for Cyber Security and Programming signs MoU with STC

JEDDAH: The Saudi Federation for Cyber Security and Programming (SAFCSP) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Saudi Telecom Co. (STC) on Sunday, including localization of technical capabilities, the provision of smart and innovative services and solutions, and technical support for the Federation.
The memorandum aims at the provision of a laboratory and training environment, providing all services and smart solutions to the headquarters of the Federation, attracting expertise and also supporting the conferences and competitions to compete in the field of software.
Adviser at the Royal Court, chairman of the board of directors, SAFCSP, Saud bin Abdullah Al-Qahtani, pointed out that the agreement with STC will contribute to the qualitative transformation of the Federation in terms of development, technical innovation, information analysis and employment in the field of cybersecurity, programming, and drones.
SAFCSP is a national institution under the umbrella of the Saudi Arabian Olympic Committee, which seeks to build national and professional capabilities in the fields of cyber security and programming in line with the established and internationally recognized practices and standards, to expedite the ascent of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to the ranks of developed countries in the domain of technology innovation. 


Comoros minister praises Muslim World League's development work

Muslim World League Secretary-General Mohammed bin Abdul Karim Al-Issa distributes aid packets among poor families in Comoros. (SPA)
Updated 27 April 2018
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Comoros minister praises Muslim World League's development work

  • The league’s contribution to the medical field totaled SR6,948,032
  • The league established six educational institutes more than 30 years ago

Comoros’s Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Hamid Karhila, has commended the development efforts carried out by the Muslim World League (MWL) in his country. 

He also expressed his government’s gratitude to the MWL for its initiative launched by Secretary-General Muhammad bin Abdul Karim Al-Issa.

Karhila said during a visit to the headquarters of the International Association for Relief, Care and Development (IARCD): “The new Comorian government aims to keep this cooperation with the MWL. This would help achieve more developmental and humanitarian projects that serve the Comorian people.”

Secretary-General of the IARCD Abdul Aziz Sarhan said: “The Muslim World League will continue to provide assistance and stand with the needy in all countries around the world.”

Sarhan said that the association carried out various humanitarian, medical and relief projects in the Comoros at a cost of SR10,916,645. These projects benefited 1,104,969 people between 2006 and 2017.

The league’s contribution to the medical field totaled SR6,948,032, which benefited 971,333 people. 

The league established six educational institutes more than 30 years ago. These institutes graduated thousands of students who occupy some of the highest positions in the Republic of the Comoros.

The MWL is also building a mosque at a cost of SR200,000 and working on the construction of an artesian well that cost SR130,000, as well as two surface wells at a cost of SR20,000.