Dr. Khalil Ibrahim Al-Ibrahim, rector of Hail University

Dr. Khalil Ibrahim Al-Ibrahim
Updated 07 October 2019

Dr. Khalil Ibrahim Al-Ibrahim, rector of Hail University

Dr. Khalil Ibrahim Al-Ibrahim has been rector of Hail University since July 2011. 

He began his academic career in 1983 as a lecturer at King Saud University (KSU) in Riyadh. He became an assistant professor, then an associate professor, then head of the department of archaeology and museums.

During his tenure at KSU, Al-Ibrahim co-founded the Gulf History and Archaeology Society, and the General Union of Arab Archaeologists. 

A royal decree appointed him as a full member of the Shoura Council in 2005.

He received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the College of Tourism and Archaeology at KSU. He completed his Ph.D. in archaeology at the University of Durham in the UK in 1988. 

Al-Ibrahim is an executive member of the board of the Saudi Society for Archaeological Research, and is an active member of the editorial committee of the Seminar for Arabian Studies, based in London.

He is editor-in-chief of Adumatu, a refereed journal on archaeology in the Arab world. He has also published three books and a number of articles in high-profile archaeology journals.

Hail University concluded its participation in the Biban Hail Forum, organized by the General Authority for Small and Medium Enterprises (Monshaat) from Oct. 2 to 5.

Al-Ibrahim said the university contributed to the forum with various workshops and training courses through its virtual education platform. The university also signed a memorandum of cooperation with Monshaat.


King Salman receives Kuwaiti deputy PM

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King Salman receives Kuwaiti deputy PM

  • During the meeting, the king conveyed his greetings to Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah
  • King Salman also received the credentials of a number of ambassadors to the Kingdom on Wednesday

RIYADH: King Salman on Wednesday received Sheikh Sabah Khalid Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, Kuwait’s deputy prime minister and foreign minister, who conveyed the greetings of the Kuwaiti emir.
During their meeting in Riyadh, the king also conveyed his greetings to Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah.
The audience was attended by Saudi Minister of State Dr. Musaed bin Mohammed Al-Aiban, Saudi Minister of Foreign Affairs Ibrahim Al-Assaf, Kuwaiti Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Sheikh Ali Al-Khalid Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and a number of officials.
Also on Wednesday, King Salman received the credentials of a number of ambassadors to the Kingdom.
These included Ambassador of Guinea-Bissau Mamadou Sanou, Ambassador of Maldives Mohamed Khaleel, Ambassador of Cyprus Stavros Avgoustides, Ambassador of Malaysia Abd Razak Abdul Wahab, Ambassador of Sweden Niclas Trouve, Ambassador of Niger Abubakar Hassan Dan Sokoto, Ambassador of Singapore Wong Chow Ming, Ambassador of Slovenia Mateja Prevolse, Ambassador of Egypt Ahmed Farouk Mohamed Tawfiq, and Ambassador of Colombia Ana Milena Munoz de Gaviria.
The king welcomed the ambassadors to Saudi Arabia, sending his greetings to the leaders of their countries, wishing them success in their missions to enhance and develop relations between the Kingdom and their nations.
The ambassadors conveyed the greetings of their leaders to the king and stressed their keenness to enhance and develop relations between their countries and the Kingdom.