Saudi envoy to UK receives KAU students

Saudi Ambassador to the UK Prince Khalid bin Bandar bin Sultan, center, meets the vice president of King Abdul Aziz University for educational affairs, Dr. Abdulmonem Al-Hayani, and students taking part in the Future Scientists Program. (SPA)
Updated 14 September 2019

Saudi envoy to UK receives KAU students

LONDON: The Saudi ambassador to the UK received the vice president of King Abdul Aziz University (KAU) for educational affairs, Dr. Abdulmonem Al-Hayani, and students taking part in the Future Scientists Program, part of a cooperation agreement between KAU and Oxford University.

The ambassador, Prince Khalid bin Bandar bin Sultan, applauded the students for participating in the program, which aims to develop their skills in the field of health to qualify them for scientific and academic research.

Al-Hayani told the ambassador that 21 KAU students and 31 Oxford teachers took part in the two-week program, which included lectures, specialized workshops and research development projects.

“The students received their certificates in the presence of the program’s president and general supervisor of the Target Discovery Institute, Prof. Peter Ratcliffe,” Al-Hayani said.


Saudi Arabia records 40 COVID-19 deaths, decrease in infections

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Saudi Arabia records 40 COVID-19 deaths, decrease in infections

  • Total number of confirmed cases in the Kingdom has reached 237,803

RIYADH: Saudi health authorities announced 40 deaths from COVID-19 on Tuesday, bringing the Kingdom’s death toll from the virus to 2,283.
A total of 2,692 new cases were also announced, with 263 in Jeddah, 220 in Al-Hafouf, 211 in Riyadh and 189 in Al-Mobarraz among the highest, the health ministry said. 
The total number of confirmed cases in the Kingdom has reached 237,803.
According to the ministry, 7,718 patients have recovered from the disease, bringing the total number of recoveries to 177,560.