Education forum in Riyadh offers a lesson on skills

A meeting was held on Education Evaluation 2018 in Riyadh. (Photo/Supplied)
Updated 05 December 2018
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Education forum in Riyadh offers a lesson on skills

  • The prince congratulated winners of this year’s Qiyas awards, judged as part of a national assessment

RIYADH: Riyadh Gov. Prince Faisal bin Bandar has thanked King Salman for his support for the International conference on Education Evaluation 2018 under the theme of “Future Skills — Development and Assessment” being held at the Four Seasons Hotel in Riyadh from Dec. 4-6
“It is an honor for me personally and for the region of Riyadh to hold this conference,” Prince Faisal said.
Dr. Faisal bin Abdullah Al-Mashari, chairman of the Education Evaluation Commission, welcomed Prince Faisal to the conference.
The prince also congratulated winners of this year’s Qiyas awards, judged as part of a national assessment.
“I offer congratulations to the winners and the institution, headed by Dr. Faisal bin Abdullah Al-Mashari, who offers a great deal in this field,” he said.
Al-Mashari said that the conference theme, “Future Skills — Development and Assessment,” reflected the importance of skills development in work and daily life.


King Salman launches restoration program for Tarif historical district

Updated 10 December 2018
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King Salman launches restoration program for Tarif historical district

JEDDAH: King Salman patronized on Sunday the inaugural ceremony for the restoration of the Tarif historical district in the presence of leaders, presidents, and delegations from Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries.

The program aims at the development of the ancient historical city so as to transform it into an international tourist and cultural hub. It also aims to list it among the world heritage sites.

In a speech delivered during this ceremony, Prince Faisal bin Bandar, Governor of Riyadh region, thanked King Salman for his support of the program, which coincides with the fourth anniversary of the king’s ascension to the throne.