KACND offers 11 training programs

Updated 25 October 2014

KACND offers 11 training programs

The King Abdul Aziz Center for National Dialogue (KACND) has approved 11 training programs designed for government employees.
The training was approved by the Ministry of Civil Service to be implemented this year by the Dialogue Academy for Training and Public Opinion Survey under the umbrella of KACND.
At a recent press conference, Faisal Muammar, KACND secretary-general, said such programs would serve the purpose of the center which has attached great importance since its inception to training on the culture of dialogue.
“It also seeks to be the first home academic experience in promoting the culture of dialogue nationally and regionally through training and public opinion polls that reflect its mission to develop the knowledge abilities and skills of community members,” he said.
According to him, the dialogue is witnessing a quantum leap thanks to the support and attention given by the leadership.


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.