Dr. Khalid bin Abdulqader Al-Ghamdi, general supervisor at the Saudi Ministry of Media

Dr. Khalid bin Abdulqader Al-Ghamdi
Updated 16 July 2019

Dr. Khalid bin Abdulqader Al-Ghamdi, general supervisor at the Saudi Ministry of Media

Dr. Khalid bin Abdulqader Al-Ghamdi is the general supervisor of foreign media at the Saudi Ministry of Media. He is also the chairman of Arab Media Standing Committee at the Arab League.

Al-Ghamdi is also an assistant professor at the department of industrial engineering at King Abdul Aziz University in Jeddah.

He also serves as the vice dean of the Research and Consulting Institute at King Abdul Aziz University and the deputy CEO of Jeddah Valley Technical Co.

Before that he worked as a graduate assistant at King Abdul Aziz University between 2002 and 2004. Later, he went to the UK to pursue his postgraduate studies.

Before pursuing a career as an academic, Al-Ghamdi served as an industrial engineer at Saudi Arabian Airlines in Jeddah between 2000 and 2002.

Al-Ghamdi holds a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from the College of Engineering, King Abdul Aziz University.

He received his master’s degree and a Ph.D. from the department of manufacturing engineering at the School of Engineering, the University of Birmingham in the UK.

Al-Ghamdi is also an honorary research fellow in the School of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Birmingham.

During a meeting of the Arab Media Standing Committee at the Arab League headquarters in Cairo on Sunday, Al-Ghamdi called for coordinated Arab efforts to overcome regional challenges particularly the Palestinian issue and terrorism.

He stressed that the Palestinian cause, Al-Quds and countering terrorism were the most important issues discussed at the 93rd session of the committee.


Health Ministry treats 649,690 Hajj pilgrims

The number of participants in serving pilgrims this year reached 30,000 employees of the Ministry of Health. (SPA)
Updated 24 August 2019

Health Ministry treats 649,690 Hajj pilgrims

  • For the first time this year, the ministry used robotic technology for medical consultations, which gave hospitals in Mina remote access to consultants in micro specialties

RIYADH: The Ministry of Health has revealed specialized services provided by its hospitals and health centers in Makkah, Madinah and holy sites for pilgrims during Hajj.
The ministry said that the number of pilgrims who received treatment in hospitals and health centers reached 649,690.
The number of participants in serving pilgrims this year reached 30,000 employees of the Ministry of Health, while 25 hospitals were prepared in Makkah and Madinah, with a total capacity of 5,000 beds.
For the first time this year, the ministry used robotic technology for medical consultations, which gave hospitals in Mina remote access to consultants in micro specialties.