Saudi FM Adel Al-Jubeir meets MEPs at EU headquarters in Brussels

The Saudi Minister of Foreign Affairs Adel Al-Jubeir and the Foreign Affairs Coordinator of the Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats Knut Fleckenstein(SPA)
Updated 12 July 2018
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Saudi FM Adel Al-Jubeir meets MEPs at EU headquarters in Brussels

JEDDAH: The Saudi Minister of Foreign Affairs Adel Al-Jubeir met with members of the European Parliament at its headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, on Thursday.
Al-Jubeir met Vice-Chairman of the European Parliament’s Terrorism Committee MEP Geoffrey Van Orden,the Foreign Affairs Coordinator of the Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats Knut Fleckenstein, a member of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the European Parliament Mario Borghezio, and MEP Rachida Dati on Thursday.
A number of issues of mutual interest were discussed during the meetings, as well as cooperation between Saudi Arabia and the European Union.
The meetings were attended by the Director General of the office of the Minister of Foreign Affairs Khalid bin Musaed Al-Anqari, and the Kingdom’s permanent representative to the EU Saad bin Mohammed Al-Arifi.


Crown prince award ‘will build Saudi-Sino cultural bridges’

Updated 22 February 2019
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Crown prince award ‘will build Saudi-Sino cultural bridges’

ARAB NEWS BEIJING: Leading academics and literary talents from Saudi Arabia and China will be honored under an award scheme sponsored by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.
Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Culture Prince Badr bin Abdullah bin Farhan announced the Prince Mohammed bin Salman Award for Cultural Cooperation between the Kingdom and China during a visit to King Abdul Aziz Public Library at Peking University in Beijing on Thursday.
The announcement was made on the eve of the Saudi crown prince’s visit to China, the latest stop on an Asian tour.
The cultural cooperation award will honor leading academics, translators and high-achievers from the Kingdom and China in the categories: Best scientific research in Arabic, best artistic work, best Chinese-Arabic book translation and vice versa, person of the year, and most influential person of the year in the cultural milieu.
Prince Badr bin Abdullah bin Farhan said: “This partnership is in the name of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and represents the common commitment to build cultural bridges between the two countries, developing cultural exchange, and promoting artistic and academic opportunities for our citizens.”
He said the yearly award will promote language, literature, and Arabic and creative arts in China, and encourage cultural exchange.
The Kingdom and China have a long history of cultural cooperation, including the annual Arabic Arts Festival.
The King Abdul Aziz Public Library at Peking University was inaugurated in 2017 during King Salman’s official visit to China, where he received an honorary doctorate degree.