Naif center earns global respect

Updated 17 January 2016
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Naif center earns global respect

RIYADH: The Mohammad bin Naif Counseling and Care Center has attracted global interest for its experience in correcting terrorist minds and cleansing them from extremist and deviant ideas, according to an online newspaper.
International delegations from 35 countries have visited the center to learn from its experiences in the counseling of those who have indulged in terrorist crimes. Nineteen political delegations and 12 delegations from law enforcement agencies have come from North America, Asia, and a number of Arab and African countries.
The number of those who have benefited from this center in the last nine years has reached 3,081. Out of them, there are 121 people who have returned from Guantanamo prison in Cuba. Thirty-six groups have successfully come out of the center reformed since its inception.


Saudi heritage chief launches Korean exhibition in Riyadh

Updated 19 December 2018
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Saudi heritage chief launches Korean exhibition in Riyadh

RIYADH: Prince Sultan bin Salman, the president of the Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage, officially opened an exhibition in Riyadh showcasing Korean history and culture. He was joined at the event by Professor Bae Kidong, the director general of the National Museum of Korea in Seoul, and Korean Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Jo Byung-Wook.
Titled “Korean History and Culture: an Enchanting Journey to the Korean Civilization,” the exhibition — which will be at the National Museum until March 7, 2019 and is the first of its kind in Saudi Arabia — features rare artifacts that showcase Korean archaeology, civilization and folklore, as well as a selection of exhibits from the Korean National Museum.
Prince Sultan said that such cooperation in the field of culture and archaeology is very important, especially since Korea has a great and ancient culture, and given its important relationship with Saudi Arabia through the years.
On behalf of the Korean government and people, Prof. Bae expressed his sincere appreciation to the Kingdom for hosting the exhibition.