Professionals receive special surveillance training

Updated 19 March 2016

Professionals receive special surveillance training

RIYADH: Prince Sultan Advanced Technology Research Institute (PSATRI) at King Saud University (KSU) recently conducted a specialized intelligence training program used in both military and civilian systems for surveillance, reconnaissance and electronic defense.
Commenting on the program, Sami Alhumaidi, managing director of PSATRI, said that the training program was carefully designed to serve Saudi professionals in intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance as one of the highly advanced defense courses.
He added that PSATRI is keen to offer its expertise to defense sector professionals for the complete safety and security of the Kingdom.
He said that for the training, PSATRI selected highly qualified scholars of advanced defense courses in intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance from around the world.
Alhumaidi stressed that these advanced defense courses could be used in both military and civilian systems related to surveillance, reconnaissance and electronic defense.
He noted that due to their importance and role in the protection of the Kingdom’s land and air borders, PSATRI focuses its research and training programs on these areas in order to contribute to the development of capabilities and skills of professionals on these systems.
He underlined the fact that PSATRI was making all possible efforts to develop national talent, which has become an acute necessity for the country.
He thanked Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman for supporting research and development programs in this strategic and important field of national security.
He also expressed gratitude for the direct supervision of the leadership of both KSU management and the Ministry of Defense, represented by the Royal Saudi Air Force, which oversee PSATRI activities which has a great impact on achieving success.
Such specialized training and R&D programs in the strategic sector, to support defense sector professionals by such centers of excellence in the country, assumes greater significance in the wake of ongoing conflicts in the region and for full preparedness in terms of the safety and security of the Kingdom and the people.


Saudi books translated into Mandarin launched

Al-Madi expressed his happiness with the important step of translating Saudi literature into Mandarin. (SPA)
Updated 24 August 2019

Saudi books translated into Mandarin launched

  • Al-Madi expressed his happiness with the important step of translating Saudi literature into Mandarin

BEIJING: Three books on Saudi classical literature, which were translated into the Chinese language, were launched at a ceremony organized by the Beijing Teachers Qualification Publishing House.
The event was held in cooperation with the Center for Research and Intercommunication Knowledge in Riyadh, and the Department of Arabic Language at Beijing University for Foreign Studies.
It was attended by the Saudi ambassador to China, Turki Al-Madi, the president of the Center for Research and Intercommunication Knowledge, Dr. Yahya bin Junaid, and Chinese officials. Al-Madi expressed his happiness with the important step of translating Saudi literature into Mandarin.