Almajdouie Motors launches training academy for Saudis

The opening ceremony was attended by delegates from Hyundai Motor Company, led by Mike Song, vice chairman of Hyundai Motor Company and head of Africa and Middle East operations.
Updated 08 March 2017

Almajdouie Motors launches training academy for Saudis

Almajdouie Motors, dealers of Hyundai cars in the Eastern and Northern regions of Saudi Arabia, has opened the Almajdouie Hyundai Academy for Training and Technology.
The academy aims at training Saudi youths in the maintenance of Hyundai cars.
The opening ceremony was attended by delegates from Hyundai Motor Company, led by Mike Song, vice chairman of Hyundai Motor Company and head of Africa and Middle East operations.
Song appreciated Almajdouie’s initiative “which will strengthen vocational training programs for Saudi youths and elevate their expertise in this area, as well as support the government’s endeavor to nationalize the car services sector.”
The academy is in line with Almajdouie Motors’ social responsibility program targeting young Saudis, and is an indication of the strong relationship it has with Hyundai Motor Company.
The academy will offer advanced training programs in both car services and sales.
Yusuf Almajdouie, CEO of Almajdouie Motors, assured the continuation of the company’s initiatives for the development and welfare of society in general, and young Saudis, in particular.
Almajdouie Hyundai Academy consists of various sections equipped with the latest car services tools and equipment, under the supervision of highly qualified instructors and experts.


Line-up for FIKR17 conference in Saudi Arabia announced

Updated 13 November 2019

Line-up for FIKR17 conference in Saudi Arabia announced

The Arab Thought Foundation has announced the agenda of this year’s annual conference, FIKR17, in partnership with King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture “Ithra”, held under the theme “Towards a New Arab Thinking.”
The conference will be held in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia between 2-5 December 2019.
FIKR17 will bring together high-level officials, politicians, intellectuals, and media personalities led by Prince Khalid Al-Faisal, President of the Arab Thought Foundation, and Arab League Secretary General Mr. Ahmed Aboul Gheit. Over the course of FIKR17, these thought leaders will provide deep understanding and paths to solutions for key questions facing the Arab World and its future, including:

  • What are the challenges of technology, science and modern approaches to knowledge?
  • Where are we currently from renewing our societies and social concepts?
  • Where does the Arab individual stand within the international system, and how does he tackle the subject of globalization while defending an interactive identity that is open to the world?
  • Where are Arab intellectuals in their attempts to renew the Arab thought, and in building a renewed philosophy capable of making contributions to the global effort of contemporary thought?

Conference Program Details
Monday, December 2: FIKR17 will open with a formal ceremony at 7:00 pm, including a speech by Professor Dr. Henry Awit, Director General of the Arab Thought Foundation, followed by a speech from the representative of “Ithra”, the Lead Partner of the conference. It will also include speeches by Arab League Secretary General Mr. Ahmed Aboul Gheit and HRH Prince Khalid Al-Faisal, President of the Arab Thought Foundation.
Tuesday, December 3: FIKR17 will start with an opening session titled “Arab Thought and Innovation Prospects,” followed by the first general session entitled “Today’s world…tomorrow’s world: transformations, challenges, and visions”.
In addition, four specialized sessions will be held under the following headlines:. Delivering new educational policies to help build a new Arab Thought, The role of social and human sciences in renewing Arab Thought, New perspectives on the concepts of state, citizenship and participation, Pluralism and the culture of tolerance and social peace.
Wednesday, December 4: The conference will continue with four specialized morning sessions covering the topics of ” Towards a new understanding of growth, Industry and manufacturing:analysis of pillars for development, Digital Economy, The role of civic society in renewing Arab Thought.
In the afternoon, the second general session will be held on the “4th Industrial Revolution” followed by reports on youth discussion groups.
Thursday, December 5: The conference will conclude with detailed reports on the specialized sessions. At 12:00 pm, the third general session titled “Arab Intellectuals and Their Role in Arab Thought Renewal” will be held, followed by the closing remarks.