Dr. Mustafa bin Jameel Baljoon, assistant undersecretary for development affairs in Makkah

Dr. Mustafa bin Jameel Baljoon. (Supplied)
Updated 14 August 2019

Dr. Mustafa bin Jameel Baljoon, assistant undersecretary for development affairs in Makkah

Dr. Mustafa bin Jameel Baljoon has been the assistant undersecretary for development affairs in Makkah since March 2018, and is a representative of the Ministry of National Guard.
On Monday, the ministry signed the Green Hajj strategic agreement with the Saudi Environmental Society (SENS) to raise environmental awareness among pilgrims and service providers.
Baljoon said the agreement will “make the national guard camps at the holy sites a perfect environment through sorting, recycling, rationalizing water, energy and food consumption, raising the level of hygiene and sterilization to reduce the rate of diseases among pilgrims, improving public health and reduce the waste generated by the collection, transportation of trash.”
Prior to becoming the assistant undersecretary for development affairs in Makkah, Baljoon was the director general of Makkah’s Health Affairs General Directorate.
He holds a doctorate degree with honors from the Nobel Medical Research Center in Sweden and a Swedish fellowship certificate in periodontal surgery and dental implants.
He has also published numerous articles and scientific research internationally, including “The Effect of Miswak Extract on Plaque pH (2007),” “Tobacco Smoking and Periodontal Health in a Saudi Arabian Population (2005),” and “Pattern of patients and diseases during mass transit: The day of Arafat experience (2015).”


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 20 August 2019

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.