Saudi delegation joins international C20 summit in Japan

Rahaf Al-Sanosi gives an address. (Photo by Supplied)
Updated 24 April 2019
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Saudi delegation joins international C20 summit in Japan

  • The KKF delegates also participated at a discussion panel on the continuity of C20

TOKYO: A top-level delegation from the King Khalid Foundation (KKF) has attended the influential C20 summit in Japan.

The conference gathering in Tokyo of civil society organizations from throughout the world, is an engagement group of the G20 international leaders’ forum.

The Kingdom’s delegation met Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at his cabinet office and handed him a copy of the C20 policy pack and communique.

Headed by its acting CEO, the KKF party included deputy CEO, Dr. Natasha Matic, and co-directors of policy design and advocacy, Rahaf Al-Sanosi and Osamah Alhenaki.

The KKF delegates also participated at a discussion panel on the continuity of C20, sharing its plans for the upcoming Saudi presidency of G20 in 2020.

KKF serves as a troika member of the Japanese C20, a steering committee member, and participant in its working groups. It has previously taken part in C20 meetings in Hamburg and Buenos Aires during the German and Argentinian presidencies of G20 in 2017 and 2018.


Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center launches “Kingdom of Energy” podcast

Updated 24 May 2019
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Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center launches “Kingdom of Energy” podcast

  • The program targets decision makers, specialists and workers in the energy sectors

RIYADH: The King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center (KAPSARC) has inaugurated a podcast program, titled “Kingdom of Energy”, through which specialized researchers can talk about energy economics, policies, techniques and related environmental issues.

The podcast is an opportunity for people interested in the field of energy to listen to the opinions of specialists in the field, including workers or partners of the center, whether local or international cadres.

The program targets decision makers, specialists and workers in the energy sectors through a new platform on the center’s website, allowing visitors to listen to podcast episodes.

The program is working on producing “Kingdom of Energy” episodes on a regular basis. The first episode is now available on the website in English, and another series is to be produced in Arabic.

KAPSARC is a non-profit research center that conducts independent research into global energy economics, policies, techniques and related environmental studies. The center seeks to find solutions for the most-effective and productive use of energy to promote economic and social growth locally, regionally and internationally.