Applying for cybersecurity studies abroad begins Sunday for Saudi Arabians

Applying for scholarship programs in cybersecurity will start on Sunday as per King Salman’s Foreign Scholarship Program with specialization in this sector. (Shutterstock)
Updated 24 June 2018

Applying for cybersecurity studies abroad begins Sunday for Saudi Arabians

RIYADH: Applying for scholarship programs in cybersecurity will start on Sunday as per King Salman’s Foreign Scholarship Program with specialization in this sector.
The step is part of an agreement between the National Cybersecurity Authority and the Ministry of Education in this regard, the Saudi Press Agency reported.
Applications are to be submitted on this link: KSP.MOE.GOV.SA
According to the deal signed recently, as many as 1,000 young Saudis will benefit from this program to pursue cybersecurity related studies.
This will be carried on a period of five years, with 200 Saudis sent abroad each year.
The program offers bachelors, masters and PhD degrees in the United States, Canada and Britain.
The seats are divided into 60 seats for bachelor degrees, 100 for master programs and 40 for PhD scholarships in cybersecurity, computer networks and artificial intelligence.


5 million trees to be planted in Saudi Arabia by 2030

The Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture and the Saline Water Conversion Corp. signed a memorandum of understanding. (SPA)
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5 million trees to be planted in Saudi Arabia by 2030

JEDDAH: A deal has been signed to plant 5 million local wild trees in Saudi Arabia by the end of 2030 using treated renewed wastewater.
The Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture and the Saline Water Conversion Corp. (SWCC) signed a memorandum of understanding to support the initiative, which is aimed at reducing the degradation of rangelands and forests, combating desertification, restoring natural habitats, raising environmental awareness and promoting adaptation to climate changes through the cultivation of local wild trees.