Saudi Arabia’s crown prince meets with president of World Economic Forum

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met with the president of the World Economic Forum Børge Brende on Sunday in Riyadh. (SPA)
Updated 25 March 2019
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Saudi Arabia’s crown prince meets with president of World Economic Forum

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met with the president of the World Economic Forum Børge Brende on Sunday in Riyadh.
During their meeting, they reviewed a number of issues related to developments on a regional and global level, especially in economic terms.
The crown prince and Brende also discussed WEF’s partnership with the Kingdom and their interest in Saudi Arabia’s economic programs within the framework of Vision 2030, as well as the desire of WEF to hold some events and seminars in the Kingdom, including the launch of the Joint Center for the Fourth Industrial Revolution in Riyadh.
The meeting was also attended by Minister of Energy Khaled Al-Faleh, Minister of Finance Mohammed Al-Jadaan, Minister of Economy and Planning Mohammad Al-Tuwaijri and a number of officials at from the World Economic Forum.


Muslim World League chief elected as president of LIU in Cairo

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Muslim World League chief elected as president of LIU in Cairo

  • The organization’s operations focus on supporting scientific research in the field of Islamic studies, achieving convergence and integration among Islamic universities by monitoring their curricula
CAIRO: The League of Islamic Universities (LIU) elected Dr. Mohammed bin Abdul Karim Al-Issa, secretary-general of the Muslim World League (MWL), as president at its 11th General Conference.
He received congratulations and warm wishes from prominent Islamic and political figures from throughout the Islamic world.
The conference discussed the amendment of some articles of LIU’s statutes and its working regulations, and approved the minutes of the last session held at Alexandria University last year.
LIU was established in 1969 and includes the largest universities from around the world.
The organization’s operations focus on supporting scientific research in the field of Islamic studies, achieving convergence and integration among Islamic universities by monitoring their curricula.
LIU is working to overcome the challenges facing the Muslim world particularly extremist ideology. In addition to its focus on the Muslim world, it has signed exchange and cooperation agreements with Western and Far Eastern universities in regard to cultural studies, intercultural dialogue and oriental studies.