Experts to discuss environment in Riyadh

Updated 12 February 2019
0

Experts to discuss environment in Riyadh

  • There are 50 million Scouts in the world and 28 million of them are Muslim

JEDDAH: Under the patronage of King Salman, the Kingdom will host the World Scout and Environmental Protection Conference in Riyadh on Tuesday.
The conference has been organized by the Saudi Arabian Scouts Association (SASA).
A group of world scouts and specialists in environmental and volunteer works will participate in the conference.
This patronage comes in line with Saudi Vision 2030, which has set the environmental and sustainable development as one of its main objectives.
The Saudi association joined the World Organization of the Scout Movement in 1963 and hosted the Arab Jamboree in Taif in 2000. There are 50 million Scouts in the world and 28 million of them are Muslim. SASA has been helping Hajj pilgrims for 47 years.


Saudi ambassador to China: royal visit reflects friendly relations

Updated 21 February 2019
0

Saudi ambassador to China: royal visit reflects friendly relations

  • The Crown Prince will head the Saudi side during the meetings
  • The states will sign agreements in fields of energy, transport, investment and technology

DUBAI: The Saudi Crown Prince’s visit to China reflects the depth of relations and strategic partnerships between the two countries in various fields, Saudi ambassador to the country said.

The Chinese leadership welcomed the Crown Prince on Thursday, ahead of meetings of the joint committee in Beijing, Turki bin Mohammed Al-Mady added.

Agreements and memorandums of understanding will be signed in the energy, investment, transport and technology sectors during the meeting, the ambassador said.