PISJ-ES students honored for Cambridge performance

Updated 24 February 2013
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PISJ-ES students honored for Cambridge performance

Students of Pakistan International School Jeddah (English Section), who had marked the results of examinations at Cambridge University with the winning of eight awards, received their honors at the Outstanding Learners Award ceremony at Crown Plaza yesterday.
Principal and Pakistan Senator Sehar Kamran said that the school was proud of its students and highly motivated faculty members who have turned the vision of achieving unparalleled heights to reality.
Sehar Kamran congratulated the award winning students, their parents and staff members.
“The result of the school is manifestation of sincerity of purpose, devotion to the cause of education and total commitment on part of the faculty members, students and parents of PISJ (English Section). PISJ stands as a strong icon of Pakistan in Saudi Arabia and the school results are a source of pride for the country and community,” said Sehar Kamran
The following students had been declared top achievers and had qualified for Cambridge International Examination (CIE) awards due to their exceptional performance last May and June.
Abdul Rafeh Awan (IGCSE) topped in Saudi Arabia in Pakistan Studies. Dawood Abdullah (IGCSE) led in Saudi Arabia in Pakistan Studies. Narjis Fatima Premjee (A Level) topped in Saudi Arabia in Business studies along with a first in Economics in the Jeddah region. Shifa Khawaja (IGCSE) topped in Jeddah in Economics. Minahil Saifullah (IGCSE) was first in Jeddah in English as a Second Language, while Azib Shahid (A level) was Best Across Four Cambridge A levels. Ahmed Ali Shah (A level) was Best Across Three Cambridge A levels.
“We feel immense pleasure and dignified pride to inform that once again PISJ-ES is leading in the region with eight Cambridge Awards. Our students have set up a glorious record of outstanding results,” added Sehar Kamran.


Two Holy Mosques program receives international award

The Two Holy Mosques program has received the Sharjah International Cultural Heritage award for its achievements. (SPA)
Updated 57 min 15 sec ago
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Two Holy Mosques program receives international award

  • The state adopted the program presented by the SCTH four years ago
  • King Salman’s initiative to care for cultural heritage is one of the outputs presented by the SCTH

RIYADH: The Two Holy Mosques program to care for the Kingdom’s cultural heritage has received the Sharjah International Cultural Heritage award for its achievements.
It was described as an unprecedented national program sponsoring projects and efforts related to all aspects of national heritage.
King Salman’s initiative to care for cultural heritage is one of the outputs presented by the SCTH, sponsored and financed by the country, and it is being carried out as part of the important initiatives of Saudi Vision 2030 with more than SR5 billion ($1.3 billion) allocated in the current phase. The initiative includes 10 courses, each under implementation consisting of a number of main projects that amount to more than 330 in total.
The state adopted the program presented by the SCTH four years ago and financed within the National Transformation Program with more than SR4 billion ($1 billion).
The program includes the establishment of 18 museums in the Kingdom, 80 heritage sites and opening them to visitors, the restoration of 18 villages and traditional towns to visitors.