Riyadh, Beijing sign cooperation deal on judicial matters

Saudi Arabia Deputy Minister of Justice Sheikh Saad bin Mohammed Al-Saif with his Chinese counterpart Chung Chungwa at the signing ceremony in Riyadh on Sunday. (SPA)
Updated 22 October 2018
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Riyadh, Beijing sign cooperation deal on judicial matters

  • Saudi Arabia considers itself an essential partner in China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), which will have a great economic and social impact on the world

JEDDAH: The Saudi Justice Ministry on Sunday signed a memorandum of cooperation with China to share and exchange information and experiences in the field of the judiciary. 

Saudi Deputy Minister of Justice Sheikh Saad bin Mohammed Al-Saif said the measure will help strengthen cooperation between the two countries in various fields. 

The two sides agreed to establish the basis for cooperation in the area of ​​legislation, legal dissemination and dissemination of legal knowledge, management of notaries, institutional operational management and technical support, and capacity-building for judicial administration officials.

Since the establishment of ties, the relations between the two countries have witnessed sustained development.

Saudi Arabia considers itself an essential partner in China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), which will have a great economic and social impact on the world.

There are hundreds of Saudi students in Chinese universities, and the Kingdom has opened a branch of the King Abdul Aziz Public Library in Beijing to encourage exchanges between scholars, researchers and students in both countries.


World Scouting, Saudi Arabian Scout Association discuss global assessment tool

SASA has been helping Hajj pilgrims for 47 years. (SPA)
Updated 13 November 2018
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World Scouting, Saudi Arabian Scout Association discuss global assessment tool

  • The association prepared for the jamboree by setting up a radio station in its headquarters of the association in Riyadh

JEDDAH: World Scouting, represented by the Global Support Assessment Committee (GSAT), held a meeting with the members of the secretariat of the Saudi Arabian Scout Association (SASA) at its headquarters in Riyadh on Sunday.
They discussed the final evaluation stages by using the Global Support Assessment Tool (GSAT) adopted by the World Scouting for the assessment of its member countries.
The meeting also reviewed the criteria for global evaluation and all its procedures to ensure quality.
The Saudi association joined the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM) in 1963 and hosted the Arab Jamboree in Taif in 2000. There are over 50 million Scouts in the world and 28 million of them are Muslim.
SASA has been helping Hajj pilgrims for 47 years, adapting along the way to keep up with changing times and making use of new technologies.
Recently, SASA took part in the World Scout Jamboree Jota 61 on the Air and Joti 22 on the internet. The association prepared for the jamboree by setting up a radio station in its headquarters of the association in Riyadh.