Arab Parliament organizes training workshop

Dr. Meshaal bin Fahm Al-Salami
Updated 16 July 2018
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Arab Parliament organizes training workshop

  • Speakers discussed the implementation of the Arab Parliamentary Training Strategy
  • It was agreed to adopt successful initiatives in some public secretariats, including the models implemented by the Saudi Shoura Council

JEDDAH: Dr. Meshaal bin Fahm Al-Salami, the speaker of the Arab Parliament, has said the parliamentary research, information and training center of the Pan-Arab Parliament, is working on developing high-level training programs, to raise the efficiency of the leadership, working cadres and members of the secretariats.
Al-Salami was speaking on behalf of Abdul-Azim Al-Babli, assistant secretary-general of the Arab Parliament, at the opening of a high-level workshop.
Speakers also discussed the implementation of the Arab Parliamentary Training Strategy, which aims at bridging the gap between the theoretical and academic aspects and the practical aspects of activating technical performances of the secretariats in Arab Parliaments, adapting to information technology and modern technologies to improve performance.
It was also agreed to adopt successful initiatives in some public secretariats, including the models implemented by the Saudi Shoura Council, the General Secretariat of Shoura Council, in the Sultanate of Oman and the model submitted by the National Assembly of Kuwait.


King Salman: An honor for Saudi Arabia to serve Hajj pilgrims

Updated 31 min 37 sec ago
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King Salman: An honor for Saudi Arabia to serve Hajj pilgrims

  • King Salman arrived in Mina, in the holy city of Makkah on Monday, to supervise services being provided to pilgrims
  • Government data show that 2.371 million pilgrims are participating in this year’s Hajj

DUBAI: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman on Tuesday expressed his pleasure to serve fellow Muslims undertaking this year’s Hajj pilgrims.
“The greatest honor that God has honored our country is its service to the guests of the Rahman, and with Eid Al-Adha, I call upon him to complement the pilgrims and to perpetuate good and peace for our nation and the rest of the country,” the kingdom’s ruler posted in Arabic in his Twitter account.
King Salman arrived in Mina, in the holy city of Makkah on Monday, to supervise services being provided to almost 2.4 million Muslims gathered for the annual Hajj pilgrimage, one of the largest annual global gatherings. He was accompanied by several senior officials, including Interior Minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Saud bin Naif.
Government data show that 2.371 million pilgrims are participating in this year’s Hajj, with 1.758 million of them coming from outside Saudi Arabia including Asian countries, European nations and European states.