King Fahd cultural center introduces Islamic history, civilization in Argentina

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King Fahd Cultural Center exhibition in Argentina inaugurated. (SPA)
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King Fahd Cultural Center exhibition in Argentina inaugurated. (SPA)
Updated 28 November 2018
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King Fahd cultural center introduces Islamic history, civilization in Argentina

  • The exhibition aims to introduce visitors of the cultural center to Islamic history and civilization
  • It also showcases Saudi Arabia’s efforts to serve the Two Holy Mosques and promote communication with different civilizations and cultures

JEDDAH: The Saudi deputy minister of Islamic affairs, call and guidance inaugurated the permanent exhibition at the King Fahd Islamic Cultural Center in Argentina’s capital Buenos Aires, in the presence of Latin American Muslim religious leaders.

Tawfiq Abdul Aziz Al-Sudairy toured the exhibition, which includes sections on the Vision 2030 reform plan, prophets and messengers, Arabic calligraphy and Islamic manuscripts, and Saudi heritage.

The exhibition aims to introduce visitors of the cultural center to Islamic history and civilization, and to the Saudi state’s efforts to serve the Two Holy Mosques and promote communication with different civilizations and cultures.

Al-Sudairy also toured the King Fahd Mosque, which is a landmark in Buenos Aires. The director of the cultural center, Ali bin Awadah Al-Shamrani, briefed him about the mosque, its most important needs, and how it serves Muslim communities in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Earlier, Al-Sudairy chaired a meeting of the center’s Supreme Council of Trustees on behalf of the minister of Islamic affairs, call and guidance, Dr. Sheikh Abdullatif bin Abdul Aziz bin Abdulrahman Al-Asheikh.

Al-Sudairy said in a speech at the start of the meeting that the center reflects the Saudi leadership’s keenness to communicate with the peoples of Latin America and the world to spread the culture of tolerance and moderation in Islam.

The Ministry of Islamic Affairs, Call and Guidance is honored to supervise Islamic and cultural centers worldwide with the aim of exporting moderate Islam, opposing extremist groups and disseminating the values of peaceful coexistence among different civilizations, he added.


King Salman receives Saudi education officials

King Salman receives officials of theMinistry of Education and Saudi universities at Al-Yamamah Palace in Riyadh on Monday. (SPA)
Updated 11 December 2018
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King Salman receives Saudi education officials

  • The king stressed the role of education in the development of a country

RIYADH: Top officials of the Ministry of Education and Kingdom’s universities on Monday called on King Salman at Al-Yamamah Palace in Riyadh. 

The king stressed the role of education in the development of a country. Saudi Arabia ranks as the largest market for education services in the region, and it also accounts for a growing number of students enrolled in the kindergarten to grade 12 education system in the six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council. 

Strong government support over the past few years has led to the continuous expansion of the education sector by inviting private players to enter the space.

According to a study conducted by Research and Markets, the higher education industry of the Kingdom inclined at a single digit compound annual growth rate during the period 2012-2017. 

The establishment of new universities due to increased investments in the education sector was the key contributor to the augmented revenues generated by the market players.