Saudi attaché visits AUD

Updated 24 November 2012
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Saudi attaché visits AUD

Saudi Cultural Attaché to the United Arab Emirates Saleh H. Al-Suhaibani visited the American University in Dubai (AUD) to establish ongoing communication with Saudi Arabian students at the university.
He also visited the campus to follow up on their academic status, and to offer any needed assistance from the embassy.
Al-Suhaibani discussed future collaboration opportunities with Elias Bou Saab, executive vice president at AUD and followed it up by a tour of the campus.
A roundtable discussion was organized between Al-Suhaibani, Ahmad Alhinaki, director of Academic Affairs at the Saudi Embassy in the UAE, and Ameera Al-Hamarna, educational adviser at the embassy, Saudi students at AUD, Peggy Awad, external relations director at AUD, and Maitha Mohammed, external relations coordinator. They discussed Al-Suhaibani’s support and encouragement of the students’ curricular and extracurricular activities.
The meeting concluded with the hopes of sustaining a long-term relationship between AUD and the Saudi cultural attaché in the UAE.
The American University in Dubai is a private, non-sectarian institution of higher learning founded in 1995.


Saudi Arabia's KSRelief distributes assistance to Syrian refugees in Lebanon

KSRelief distributed assistance to Syrian refugees. (SPA/file)
Updated 21 April 2018
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Saudi Arabia's KSRelief distributes assistance to Syrian refugees in Lebanon

  • KSRelief seeks to ensure that the living conditions of Syrian refugees are in accordance with international specifications
  • The center also distributed 3,500 cartons of dates in the villages of Izzala Al-Jumah in Yemen

JEDDAH: The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief) distributed humanitarian aid including birth kits, personal bags and baby blankets to Syrian female refugees staying in Osman Hospital and Central Hospital in Kattermaya, Kharoub province of Lebanon on Friday.

This distribution is within the framework of the assistance provided by the center for displaced Syrians and refugees in neighboring countries. 

KSRelief seeks to ensure that the living conditions of Syrian refugees are in accordance with international specifications through various relief programs. 

Earlier, winter blankets, jackets, jumpers, hats and other items were distributed to meet the basic needs of refugee families.

The center also distributed 3,500 cartons of dates in the villages of Izzala Al-Jumah in Al-Mukha directorate in Taiz governorate, benefiting 21,000 people.

In addition, 36 trucks with 469,483 kg of relief, shelter and medicines crossed Al-Wadiaa border on Thursday evening as part of the KSRelief plan to help Yemenis.

Of this total, 26 trucks with 500 food baskets, weighing 375 tons, in addition to 43,173 kg of shelter items, will be heading to Maareb province, and ten trucks carrying 42,221 kg of shelter items and 9.89 tons of medications will go to Aden.

On Thursday, the Bahraini Royal Charity Foundation and the Khalifa bin Zayed Foundation for Humanitarian Affairs signed an MoU for the establishment of the Bahrain Health Center in Aden, Yemen, at a cost of $2 million, in the presence of Ahmed bin Ali Al-Bayez, assistant general supervisor of operations and programs at KSRelief, and a number of officials. SPA, Jeddah