Saudi Arabia’s King Salman meets with Indonesian president

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Saudi Arabia’s King Salman holds talks with Indonesian President Joko Widodo. (SPA)
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Saudi Arabia’s King Salman holds talks with Indonesian President Joko Widodo. (SPA)
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Saudi Arabia’s King Salman holds talks with Indonesian President Joko Widodo. (SPA)
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Saudi Arabia’s King Salman holds talks with Indonesian President Joko Widodo. (SPA)
Updated 15 April 2019

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman meets with Indonesian president

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman met on Sunday with Indonesian President Joko Widodo at his palace in Riyadh.
During the meeting, the two sides reviewed the bilateral relations and ways of strengthening them in all fields.
King Salman welcomed Widodo and his accompanying delegation to the Kingdom, while the president expressed his happiness to visit the Kingdom and meet with the king.
Widodo was also greeted by emirs, ministers and leaders of the military sectors in the reception hall.
King Salman also hosted a luncheon in honor of the president and his accompanying delegation.


Abdullah bin Mufreh Al-Dhayabi, president of Tabuk University

Updated 11 December 2019

Abdullah bin Mufreh Al-Dhayabi, president of Tabuk University

  • Al-Dhayabi began his academic career as a lecturer at KAU
  • Al-Dhayabi is a member of the higher committees for female colleges in the Kingdom

RIYADH: Dr. Abdullah bin Mufreh Al-Dhayabi has been the president of Tabuk University since October 2017.

Prior to that, he was the deputy head of educational affairs at King Abdul Aziz University (KAU) in Jeddah, where he served in the position for one year. 

He has also been the chairman of the promotion and job competition committee, as well as the safety committee, at Tabuk University since November 2012. 

Al-Dhayabi began his academic career as a lecturer at KAU, where he received his bachelor’s degree in mathematics from the College of Science. 

He later traveled abroad to pursue his higher education, earning his master’s degree in mathematics from the University of Missouri, US. He obtained his doctorate from the University of Birmingham, UK.

After that, he returned to the Kingdom and joined KAU as an assistant professor. He remained in that position from 2005 to 2010, then served as an associate professor between 2010 and 2014.

Al-Dhayabi is a member of the higher committees for female colleges in the Kingdom and the community colleges higher committee at the Ministry of Higher Education.

He congratulated King Salman on the release of the government’s annual budget for 2020.

“Approximately one-fifth of the budget is allocated to education, which reflects the leadership’s keenness to invest in the human element through education and training ... to open new horizons and job opportunities for Saudi youth and encourage them to invest in the diverse resources in the Kingdom,” Al-Dhayabi said.