King Abdul Aziz Center for National Dialogue takes part in tolerance summit in Dubai

KACND had implemented many programs and projects aimed at strengthening the common points among all segments of society. (Photo: KACND)
Updated 13 November 2019

King Abdul Aziz Center for National Dialogue takes part in tolerance summit in Dubai

  • The summit is under the theme “Tolerance in multiculturalism: Achieving social, economic and humanitarian benefits of a tolerant world”

RIYADH: King Abdul Aziz Center for National Dialogue (KACND) will take part in the second edition of the World Tolerance Summit from Nov. 13, organized by the International Institute for Tolerance (IIT), under the patronage of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum, vice president and prime minister of the UAE and ruler of Dubai. The summit is under the theme “Tolerance in multiculturalism: Achieving social, economic and humanitarian benefits of a tolerant world.”
Dr. Abdullah bin Mohammed Al-Fawzan, the secretary-general of KACND, said that the summit had become an important platform for convergence and discussion on the importance of tolerance, peace and diversity. He also pointed out that the gathering of this large number of decision makers and stakeholders was an opportunity to bring about a positive change.
He stressed that KACND had implemented many programs and projects aimed at strengthening the common points among all segments of society, emphasizing the positivity of diversity.
Al-Fawzan added that he hoped the summit would come up with practical insights and recommendations to support decision makers in formulating effective strategies for civilized communication and acceptance of others without discrimination, to achieve security and peace for humanity. 


Saudi Civil Service Ministry links up with 90 other agencies

Updated 13 December 2019

Saudi Civil Service Ministry links up with 90 other agencies

RIYADH: The Ministry of Civil Service, through a strategic partnership with the e-government program “Yesser,” has linked central databases with 90 government agencies representing more than 86 percent of public sector employees.

The database connection was secured after the agencies completed the requirements for sending human resources data through the government integration channel according to the classification of groups specified by the ministry.

The ministry, represented by its Digital Transformation Agency, has provided more than 27 electronic services on its website, serving government agencies and public sector employees.

This includes the “Eltizam” (commitment) service to provide human resources data including personnel data, jobs, salaries, qualifications, leave and performance evaluation.

There is also the “My Career Data” platform, which enables civil servants and human resources specialists to review and correct data, providing access to historical career records and administrative transactions.

King Salman recently issued directives to government agencies to complete electronic connectivity with the Ministry of Civil Service, to provide human resources data within 120 days.

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What is Yesser?

It is a program that works as a link among Saudi government agencies in their e-transition journey. Yesser establishes, develops and manages several e-government initiatives and products in Saudi Arabia using the highest technical and security standards.