Crown prince to attend G-20 summit in Argentina: Energy Minister

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman will participate in a G20 summit in Argentina at the end of the month. (SPA)
Updated 24 November 2018
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Crown prince to attend G-20 summit in Argentina: Energy Minister

  • The summit will take place in Buenos Aires on Nov. 30 to Dec. 1
  • Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping among attendees

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman will participate in a G-20 summit in Argentina at the end of the month, Energy Minister Khalid Al-Falih said on Monday.
The crown prince will head to the G-20 summit as part of a foreign trip, Al-Arabiya quoted Al-Falih as saying in a press conference.
The summit will take place in Buenos Aires on Nov. 30 to Dec. 1.
Emmanuel Macron, Theresa May, Angela Merkel, Vladimir Putin, Justin Trudeau, Donald Trump and Xi Jinping are among the summit’s participants.


Saudi Arabia plans to introduce Chinese into the curriculum at all education levels

Updated 22 February 2019
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Saudi Arabia plans to introduce Chinese into the curriculum at all education levels

JEDDAH: Saudi Arabia and China on Friday agreed to include the Chinese language as a curriculum at all stages of education in schools and universities across the Kingdom.
The agreement came during a meeting between Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and a high-level Chinese delegation in the capital Beijing, in a bid to strengthen bilateral friendship and cooperation and deepen the strategic partnership at all levels between both countries.
The move aims to enable a comprehensive strategic partnership to achieve the aspirations of the Saudi and Chinese leaderships and seize the promising opportunities between their two peoples, a relationship which has extended for decades.
The inclusion of the Chinese language will enhance the cultural diversity of students in the Kingdom and contribute to the achievement of the future national goals in the field of education for the Vision 2030.
The introduction of Chinese into the curriculum is an important step toward opening new academic horizons for students of various educational levels in the Kingdom.
Learning Chinese will serve as a bridge between the two peoples and would contribute to increasing trade and cultural ties.