Saudi student awarded for first-aid invention

The conference aims to increase public awareness of the needs of our gifted and talented youths. (SPA)
Updated 16 March 2019

Saudi student awarded for first-aid invention

  • ACGT Chairman Dr. Fathi Jarwan stressed the importance of educational and cultural institutions in sponsoring the gifted and talented

CAIRO: Saudi student Duaa Salah Khurshid was awarded the first prize of the Arab Council for the Gifted and Talented (ACGT) for her invention of an emergency and first-aid device.
Jordanian Faraha Ammar Al-Suleiman won first prize for most distinguished research. Khurshid received her award at the inaugural session of the ACGT’s 13th conference in Cairo, held under the auspices of the Arab League.
“The conference aims to increase public awareness of the needs of our gifted and talented youths,” Inas Al-Farjali, director of the Arab League’s Department of Refugees, Emigrants and Immigration, said in a speech during the inaugural session.
ACGT Chairman Dr. Fathi Jarwan stressed the importance of educational and cultural institutions in sponsoring the gifted and talented.


KSA highlights support for Bosnia massacre victims

Saudi Foreign Minister Faisal Bin Farhan al Saud delivers a speech during the opening of the UN Human Rights Council's main annual session on February 24, 2020 in Geneva. (AFP)
Updated 13 July 2020

KSA highlights support for Bosnia massacre victims

  • The minister added that King Salman continued to support and stand by Bosnia and Herzegovina, further confirming the unique and friendly relations between the two countries

GENEVA: Saudi Arabia participated in the 25th anniversary memorial of the Srebrenica genocide that took place in July 1995.
Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan bin Abdullah delivered the Kingdom’s speech via video conference.
He conveyed the greetings of King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to the chairman of the Council of Ministers of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sefik Dzaferovic, and UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, and dignitaries who were participating in the event.
The minister affirmed that Saudi Arabia stood side by side with its brothers, the families of the victims of the massacre.
He said: “Our participation on behalf of Saudi Arabia, its leaders, government, and people, is a humanitarian and moral obligation that the Saudi leadership stands by every year.”
The minister added that King Salman continued to support and stand by Bosnia and Herzegovina, further confirming the unique and friendly relations between the two countries.