38 awards for students of King Abdulaziz University at the International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva

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The KAU students participated in nine innovative projects, where they won two exclusive prizes and eight medals: three gold medals, three silver medals and two bronze medals. (SPA)
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The KAU students participated in nine innovative projects, where they won two exclusive prizes and eight medals: three gold medals, three silver medals and two bronze medals. (SPA)
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The KAU students participated in nine innovative projects, where they won two exclusive prizes and eight medals: three gold medals, three silver medals and two bronze medals. (SPA)
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The KAU students participated in nine innovative projects, where they won two exclusive prizes and eight medals: three gold medals, three silver medals and two bronze medals. (SPA)
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The KAU students participated in nine innovative projects, where they won two exclusive prizes and eight medals: three gold medals, three silver medals and two bronze medals. (SPA)
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The KAU students participated in nine innovative projects, where they won two exclusive prizes and eight medals: three gold medals, three silver medals and two bronze medals. (SPA)
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The KAU students participated in nine innovative projects, where they won two exclusive prizes and eight medals: three gold medals, three silver medals and two bronze medals. (SPA)
Updated 15 April 2019
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38 awards for students of King Abdulaziz University at the International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva

  • The KAU students participated in nine innovative projects, where they won two exclusive prizes and eight medals

RIYADH: King Abdulaziz University (KAU) students accomplished a new international achievement at the International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva 2019, which concluded on Sunday, with 38 international medals and awards, with 1,000 entries from 40 countries around the world.

The KAU students participated in nine innovative projects, where they won two exclusive prizes and eight medals: three gold medals, three silver medals and two bronze medals. They also received 28 special awards from international universities, associations and foundations from France, Russia, Thailand, Egypt, China, Romania, Malaysia, Taiwan and Poland.

Abdulrahman Obaid AI-Youbi, KAU President, congratulated the students and winners of the exhibition and stressed that the KAU is reaping the benefits of the institutional work and the educational and academic development witnessed by the University in the past years.

The KAU delegation to the Exhibition was led by Dr. Masoud Al Qahtani, Dean of Student Affairs, and it included Dr. Iqbal Ismail, Director of the Talent and Creativity Center, Dr. Ibrahim Alawi, Advisor to the Center, Dr. Mohamed Rashid, Director of the Center for Talent and Creativity, Dr. Mohammed Al-Qarni, supervisor of the Center at the University branch in Rabigh, Turki Al-Juhani, and Hossam Khalifa, Secretary of the Center.


Finance officials meet to map out Saudi Arabia’s budget plans

Updated 19 April 2019
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Finance officials meet to map out Saudi Arabia’s budget plans

  • Finance representatives of 150 government bodies meet for the Budget Forum 2020

RIYADH: Saudi finance chiefs have kicked off a major conference in the capital aimed at mapping out the Kingdom’s budget requirements.
Around 300 specialists representing 150 government bodies met at the InterContinental hotel in Riyadh for the Budget Forum 2020.
Minister of Finance Mohammed Al-Jadaan welcomed delegates to the second edition of the gathering organized by the Saudi Finance Ministry under the slogan “Partnership and Empowerment.”
Al-Jadaan said the ministry was focused on “partnership and commitment,” and sought to share the challenge of developing an effective budget to achieve the Kingdom’s ambitious goals.
“We are also committed to empowering financial leaderships to learn about the ministry’s programs and projects and provide training and qualification opportunities to the best international standards,” he added.
The finance chief said the budget planning process required the collaboration of multiple authorities and a clear strategy based on transparency. 
Items up for discussion at the forum included financial planning in governmental bodies, automation, and the promotion of revenues and efficient spending.
Finance Ministry steering committee chairman, Abdul Aziz bin Saleh Al-Freih, stressed the importance of the forum in getting the ball rolling at an early stage on formulating a general state budget.
Workshops were held on the sidelines of the conference focused on empowering government organizations, and a training program on financial planning and income estimations was also staged.