Arab Parliament vows to support Arab cause

The Arab Parliament not only condemns terrorist acts but also seeks strategies, means and procedures to fight terrorism. (SPA)
Updated 10 December 2018
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Arab Parliament vows to support Arab cause

  • The Arab Parliament not only condemns terrorist acts but also seeks strategies, means and procedures to fight terrorism

JEDDAH: Dr. Mishaal bin Fahm Al-Salami, speaker of the Arab Parliament, expressed his resolve to continue making efforts to support Arab causes particularly the Palestinian issue.
Following his election as the speaker of the Arab Parliament for a second term, he said the Palestinian issue is our top priority. He said a special committee was formed to devise a strategy to address a number of issues including the status of Jerusalem, Israeli barriers and repeated violence against the Palestinians.
Al-Salami said terrorism is also an issue facing the Arab world. He pledged to fight terrorism in all its forms and ensure the safety of the Arab world.
The Arab Parliament not only condemns terrorist acts but also seeks strategies, means and procedures to fight terrorism.
Al-Salami was elected as the speaker of the Arab Parliament at a special session on Saturday.
His election is a seen as recognition of Saudi Arabia’s role in serving Arab issues. He is also a member of the Saudi Shoura Council.
Al-Salami has been a member of the Arab Parliament since 2013, and a member of the Saudi Shoura Council since 2009. He started his academic career as a lecturer in the Department of Islamic Studies at King Abdul Aziz University in 1997.


GEA and Misk launch ‘Entertainment Pioneers’ program

Updated 26 June 2019
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GEA and Misk launch ‘Entertainment Pioneers’ program

RIYADH: The General Authority for Entertainment (GEA) launched its “Entertainment Pioneers” program, in partnership with the Initiatives Center at the Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Foundation (Misk).

The program aims to prepare citizens, and especially fresh graduates, to work with the most renowned international companies in the field of entertainment, to gain experience, develop their skills in the field, and enable them to integrate this sector and contribute to its development and prosperity.

The program is part of GEA’s strategy to develop the sector of entertainment in accordance with the best international standards, and to provide it with qualified national competencies in this field, to meet the objectives of the Quality of Life program, a basic part of the Kingdom’s Vision 2030.

The first stage of the program will kick off in collaboration with a leading American entertainment company that employs 44,000 people worldwide, and that has a record of more than 30,000 entertainment programs and 100 festivals, with its sales surpassing of 500 million tickets per year.

In addition, various international companies are participating in the event, in order to train Saudis in the tasks of planning, organization and management of entertainment programs and projects.

As part of its plans to develop and increase the size of local content in the entertainment sector, GEA is launching several other initiatives to train Saudi cadres develop their skills, and to integrate the job market especially in small and medium enterprises in the field of entertainment.

For registration a webpage was set on the link: https://misk.org.sa/fellowship/services/live-nation/