Artists gather in Dammam to brush up their skills

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The event is being held as part of a series of programs organized throughout the year. (SPA)
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The event is being held as part of a series of programs organized throughout the year. (SPA)
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The event is being held as part of a series of programs organized throughout the year. (SPA)
Updated 03 August 2019

Artists gather in Dammam to brush up their skills

  • The event is being held as part of a series of programs organized throughout the year

DAMMAM: The Sharqiyah Forum for Artists, organized by the Saudi Arabian Society for Culture and Arts (SASCA), has started in Dammam with the participation of 44 men and women artists.
Youssef Al-Harbi, director of SASCA, said the forum includes an oil painting workshop that focuses on the “wet on wet” technique, a session called “The Experience of a Sculpting Artist” and a workshop for acrylic painting techniques.
The event is being held as part of a series of programs organized throughout the year.
The forum has been hugely popular following the success of their events.


Agreement signed to train Saudis in construction

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Agreement signed to train Saudis in construction

RIYADH: The Saudi Human Resources Development Fund (Hadaf) has signed a cooperation agreement for nationals to be trained for jobs in the construction sector, the Saudi Press Agency reported.

The memorandum of understanding, between Hadaf and Saudi Abyat Academy for Building Materials, is aimed at preparing nationals for the labor market through electronic training courses on the Doroob platform.

It was signed at Hadaf’s headquarters in Riyadh and will allow the academy to publish courses on Doroob.

Hadaf will also put in place enrolment standards for the Doroob courses and coordinate their development in line with the needs of the labor market.

Doroob comes within the training and qualification programs offered by Hadaf. It seeks to support Saudis who want professional advancement in their chosen field, as well as increasing the participation level of the national workforce in the private sector and helping job seekers to get better career opportunities.