Saudi Arabia and UN Alliance of Civilizations review partnership

King Salman receives the High Representative for the UN Alliance of Civilizations Miguel Angel Moratinos at Al-Salam Palace in Jeddah on Tuesday. (SPA)
Updated 02 July 2019

Saudi Arabia and UN Alliance of Civilizations review partnership

JEDDAH: The High Representative for the UN Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC), Miguel Angel Moratinos, called on King Salman at Al-Salam Palace in Jeddah on Tuesday.

During the meeting, they reviewed opportunities for partnership between the Kingdom and the UNAOC to strengthen Saudi Arabia’s cultural ties with other nations. 

The UN official praised the leadership of King Salman and the crown prince for taking initiatives to promote dialogue among civilizations.

The meeting was attended by Interior Minister Prince Abdul Aziz bin Saud bin Naif and other officials.

In a separate meeting with a delegation of the Saudi National Committee for the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques’ sponsored Initiative for Dialogue among Followers of Faith, Culture and Salam Cultural Outreach, led by Faisal bin Muammar, the vice president of the committee and supervisor of Salam program, Moratinos hailed the Kingdom-run programs for cultural outreach, for embracing cultural visions and working toward building knowledge-based bridges among the Saudi youths and their peers in other countries, all over the world.

Such programs launched by the initiative, he remarked, fall in line with the universal percepts endeavoring to float reach out and interaction among different and various nations and cultures, driven by information technology, media, communications and the worldwide web to bring about a tangible human rapprochement and coming together.


Tatweer opens registration for new academic year in Saudi Arabia

In the next four years, the company aims to provide services for 1.2 million students throughout the Kingdom. (SPA)
Updated 43 min 3 sec ago

Tatweer opens registration for new academic year in Saudi Arabia

RIYADH: The Ministry of Education’s school transport service provider asked families to register their children for the upcoming academic year via their website’s Noor system.
They can access the school transport page on the Tatweer Education Holding Co. website to fill in the required data for registration. The company said that the service will be limited to registered students based on priority and entitlement criteria.
Tatweer said that it had simplified the registration process, which can be completed online or through supervisors of the transport service in government schools.
The company added that parents can communicate with a supervisor for any inquiries related to the service by calling 8001231000 for free.
They can also email [email protected] or get in touch on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube.
In the next four years, the company aims to provide services for 1.2 million students throughout the Kingdom.