‘Time’: Saudi Arabia’s KAUST announces theme of science festival

KAUST, founded in 2009, is a private research university located in Thuwal, Saudi Arabia. (Supplied)
Updated 11 January 2019
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‘Time’: Saudi Arabia’s KAUST announces theme of science festival

  • Part of KAUST’s Winter Enrichment Program (WEP), the festival will run from Jan. 13 to Jan. 24

JEDDAH: The theme of this year’s festival of science, being launched by the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), will be “Time.”
Part of KAUST’s Winter Enrichment Program (WEP), the festival will run from Jan. 13 to Jan. 24, and will feature 12 keynote lectures.
A Nobel Laureate will be among those addressing delegates along with world-leading experts in the fields of sleep, consciousness, nutrition, the universe, dreams, society and history.
Writers, artists and filmmakers will be taking part in the festival which will include workshops, exhibitions and displays of the latest virtual reality technology.


King Salman receives Kuwait’s National Assembly Speaker in Riyadh

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King Salman receives Kuwait’s National Assembly Speaker in Riyadh

RIYADH: King Salman received Kuwait’s National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim and other members of the Assembly at Al-Yamamah Palace in Riyadh on Sunday.
Bilateral relations were reviewed, and parliamentary cooperation was discussed during the meeting.
Al-Ghanim conveyed the greetings of Kuwaiti Emir Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah to the king, who in turn conveyed his appreciation and greetings to the emir.
The king also received the Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan Mukhammedkaliy Abylgaziyev at Al-Yamamah Palace on Sunday.
During the meeting, they discussed areas of cooperation between the two countries and ways of developing and strengthening them.