Shoura Council delegation meets with Saudi students in Canada

The Saudi-Canadian Parliamentary Friendship Committee of the Shoura Council, led by Tariq Nqadi, met with Saudi students in Canada. (SPA)
Updated 12 May 2018
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Shoura Council delegation meets with Saudi students in Canada

  • Delegation reminds the students to behave, represent their country well, and benefit from the opportunity to acquire experiences and knowledge.

JEDDAH: The Saudi-Canadian Parliamentary Friendship Committee of the Shoura Council, led by Tariq Nqadi, met with Saudi students in Canada. 

The meeting was held in the presence of Saudi Ambassador Naif bin Bandar Al-Sudairi and Cultural Attaché Dr. Fawzi bin Abdul Ghani Bukhari, who said the visit reflects the council’s keenness to check on the conditions of Saudi students abroad.

The delegation urged the students to behave, represent their country well, and benefit from the opportunity to acquire experiences and knowledge that will open doors for them in the future. The delegation listened to their concerns and problems.

Bukhari said his office is facilitating partnerships between Canadian and Saudi institutions to exchange expertise. 

Al-Sudairi said the council delegation discussed with Canadian officials issues regarding Saudi students, visas and admission requirements in Canadian universities.


Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman touches down in India

Updated 19 February 2019
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Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman touches down in India

NEW DELHI: Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman arrived in India on Tuesday for the second stage of his Asia tour.

He was greeted by Prime Minister Narendra Modi after his plane touched down at Air Force Station Palam in New Delhi at about 9.15 p.m. local time.

The crown prince is expected to announce a $1 billion investment in India’s infrastructure and farming sectors during his first visit to the nation.

He is accompanied by leading Saudi businessmen and officials.

India is hoping the crown prince will announce an investment in its National Investment Infrastructure Fund (NIIF), a sovereign wealth fund that includes private companies and foreign investors.

The Kingdom is India’s top energy supplier and home to more than 3.5 million Indian expatriates. 

Saudi Arabia's embassy in New Delhi tweeted a collection of Indian citizens welcoming the crown prince to their country for his first state visit.