Saudi Arabia gifts Qur’an to thousands at Tunis book fair

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A representative of Saudi Arabia's King Fahd Complex for the Printing of the Holy Qur’an distribute copies of the Holy Qur’an to participants of the 35th Tunis International Book Fair in Tunisia on April 11, 2019. (SPA)
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Children participate in a drawing workshop during the Tunis Book Fair. (SPA)
Updated 12 April 2019

Saudi Arabia gifts Qur’an to thousands at Tunis book fair

TUNIS: Thousands of copies of the Holy Qur’an have been handed out to visitors flocking to the Kingdom’s pavilion at the 35th Tunis International Book Fair.
A varied program of activities has seen the Saudi exhibition area swamped on a daily basis by people attending the popular annual event in the Tunisian capital.
Copies of the Qur’an produced in different languages ​​and editions by the King Fahd Complex for the Printing of the Holy Qur’an, were given to thousands of visitors to the Saudi pavilion.
The King Fahd Complex seeks to teach, print and distribute the Qur’an to Muslims in various cultural forums around the world.
The children’s corner of the pavilion has also proved a popular attraction, offering story-telling sessions and initiatives aimed at encouraging youngsters to express themselves through drawing and painting.
Information was also provided on a range of scholarships offered by the Kingdom to Saudi and foreign students, particularly in the area of science.
Visitors to the Kingdom’s pavilion were welcomed with dates and Arabic coffee and were able to meet representatives of 25 bodies including ministries, libraries, universities and literary clubs. More than 1,500 books covering subjects including science, education, and cultural were also on offer.


Saudi Arabia takes part in forum to review sustainable goals

Updated 08 July 2020

Saudi Arabia takes part in forum to review sustainable goals

  • Finance Minister Mohammed Al-Jadaan is leading the Saudi delegation
  • Countries will submit annual progress reports during the forum

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia is taking part in the High-level Political Forum 2020, UN central platform for follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, and the Sustainable Development Goals.
The online forum taking place from July 7 to 17 has been organized under the theme “Accelerated action and transformative pathways: Realizing the decade of action and delivery of sustainable development.”
Finance Minister Mohammed Al-Jadaan is leading the Saudi delegation comprising representatives of several government agencies.
During the forum, the annual progress report on the sustainable development goals will be launched, which will include the efforts of participating countries, their projects, and initiatives to achieve the 2030 sustainable development goals.
Through its participation, Saudi Arabia confirms its global efforts and its awareness of the importance of the international community’s cooperation in achieving common goals.