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.


Saudi ministry of health wins innovation award

Updated 14 December 2019

Saudi ministry of health wins innovation award

  • The award was received by Fahad bin Saleh Al-Azzam, assistant undersecretary of the Ministry of Health for empowerment

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Health has won the innovative team award for project management, as part of the Hamdan bin Mohammed Award for Innovation.
The award was received by Fahad bin Saleh Al-Azzam, assistant undersecretary of the Ministry of Health for empowerment, who is also the team leader, during a ceremony in Dubai in the presence of Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum, crown prince of Dubai.
The ministry team has established the institutional project management office, in accordance with internationally recognized best practices, designed to fit work requirements at the Ministry of Health.
This system is characterized by a strong base that enables the effective management and follow-up of projects and initiatives, linking 20 regional administrations in all regions of the Kingdom, with the main center in Riyadh.
The team was able to accomplish the project in an innovative way through the use of design thinking methodology.