Princess Haifa bint Abdul Aziz Al-Muqrin presents credentials to UNESCO Director General in Paris

Princess Haifa bint Abdul Aziz Al-Muqrin presents her credentials to UNESCO Director General Audrey Azoulay in Paris. (SPA)
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Updated 11 March 2020

Princess Haifa bint Abdul Aziz Al-Muqrin presents credentials to UNESCO Director General in Paris

  • Princess Haifa stressed the importance of strengthening cooperation with UNESCO in all fields to promote peace and harmony between people of different cultures

PARIS: Princess Haifa bint Abdul Aziz Al-Muqrin on Tuesday presented her credentials as the permanent representative of Saudi Arabia to UNESCO to Directer General Audrey Azoulay in Paris.
During the meeting, they reviewed the Kingdom’s contribution to UNESCO’s various initiatives.
Princess Haifa stressed the importance of strengthening cooperation with UNESCO in all fields to promote peace and harmony between people of different cultures.
Before her current role, she served as the assistant undersecretary for sustainable development affairs in the Ministry of Economy and Planning, in addition to being the assistant undersecretary for G20 affairs within the same ministry.
She also served as a lecturer at the prestigious King Saud University in Riyadh and for the UN Development Program, where she worked for several years on programs focused on social development and human rights.


Madinah governor reviews vital transport project

Madinah Gov. Prince Faisal bin Salman. (SPA)
Updated 29 September 2020

Madinah governor reviews vital transport project

  • The BRT project consists of two main 52-km lanes and 33 parking stations

MADINAH: Madinah Gov. Prince Faisal bin Salman on Monday chaired a meeting to review a bus rapid transit (BRT) project for Madinah.
He said the project will help create new job opportunities for the people of the region.
The project will be completed in the fourth quarter of 2021.
The BRT project consists of two main 52-km lanes and 33 parking stations. The first lane will start from Prince Mohammed bin Abdul Aziz International Airport station and it will end at the west station of Madinah passing through the Prophet’s Mosque station, the Haramain express station, and the Knowledge Economic City station.
The second lane will begin from Sayed Al-Shuhada Square Station to the Miqat Mosque.