Saudi scouts take part in World Scout Jamboree

There are over 50 million Scouts in the world and 28 million of them are Muslim. (SPA)
Updated 23 October 2018
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Saudi scouts take part in World Scout Jamboree

  • The Saudi association joined the World Organization of the Scout Movement in 1963 and hosted the Arab Jamboree in Taif in 2000

JEDDAH: The Saudi Arabian Scouts Association took part in the World Scout Jamboree Jota 61 on the Air and Joti 22 on the internet, the Saudi Press Agency reported.
The association, which participated for the 14th year in a row in this global scout event, prepared for the Jamboree by setting up a radio station in its headquarters of the association in Riyadh, along with more than 700 participants from several stations in different regions and governorates of the Kingdom.
Recently, Saudi scouts participated in the 12th Arab Scout Jamboree for Environmental Activities of Arab Scout Associations in Sudan. 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.
The Saudi association joined the World Organization of the Scout Movement in 1963 and hosted the Arab Jamboree in Taif in 2000. There are 50 million Scouts in the world and 28 million of them are Muslim.


King Salman receives outgoing Brazilian Ambassador to Saudi Arabia

King Salman receives outgoing Brazilian Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Flavio Marega in Riyadh on Wednesday. SPA
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King Salman receives outgoing Brazilian Ambassador to Saudi Arabia

  • The reception at the Yamamah Palace in Riyadh was attended by Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Adel Al-Jubeir

King Salman received on Wednesday outgoing Brazilian Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Flavio Marega. 

The ambassador paid farewell to the king on the occasion of the end of his term as an ambassador of his country to the Kingdom.

The reception at the Yamamah Palace in Riyadh was attended by Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Adel Al-Jubeir.

Later, King Salman received senior officials of the Ministry of Commerce and Investment, presidents of chambers of commerce, and a number of businessmen.

During the reception, the king stressed the important role of the private sector in achieving development goals in the Kingdom and raising the level of provided services.

The audience was attended by Minister of Commerce and Investment Dr. Majid bin Abdullah Al-Qassabi and Governor of Saudi Standards, Metrology and Quality Organization Saad bin Othman Al-Qasabi.