Mohammad Abdulaziz Alheezan, Saudi Shoura Council member

Prof. Dr. Mohammad Abdulaziz Alheezan
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Updated 28 July 2020

Mohammad Abdulaziz Alheezan, Saudi Shoura Council member

  • Alheezan has held key positions, including supervisor of the media department at the Ministry of (Higher) Education, and the Commission of Tourism and National Heritage

Prof. Dr. Mohammad Abdulaziz Alheezan has been a Shoura Council member since 2016 and is the head of the culture, media, tourism and archaeology committee at the same council.
Due to his extensive experience in both academic and professional fields of communication, Alheezan is synonymous with media in Saudi Arabia.
He was a professor at the media departments of the two major universities of Riyadh and was the initiator for establishing the digital media department at Saudi Electronic University.
Alheezan has held key positions, including supervisor of the media department at the Ministry of (Higher) Education, and the Commission of Tourism and National Heritage, and served as a media consultant for the ministries of information, defense, and municipal and rural affairs.
During his deanship of the College of Communication at Al-Imam Mohammad Ibn Saud Islamic University, he introduced the media program for female students in Saudi Arabia. He also replaced courses at the college with modern ones and added new programs and a state-of-the-art media lab.
Alheezan believes great communication is a solid way to succeed.
Besides being a columnist and TV scriptwriter, Alheezan, who earned his Ph.D. in media from a major US university, has published studies and trained senior government officials on media skills.


Saudi bridge continues to aid stricken in Lebanon

KSRelief provided urgent food supplies to affected people living in the areas adjacent to the port, covering 500 families. (SPA)
Updated 10 August 2020

Saudi bridge continues to aid stricken in Lebanon

  • So far, 290 tons of aid transported to provide urgent humanitarian needs to people affected by explosion

JEDDAH: Aid continues to flow into the Lebanese capital Beirut, as the fourth Saudi air bridge plane operated by the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief) arrived on Sunday.
Ninety tons of emergency aid was flown in on the flight, including medical materials and equipment, foodstuff and shelter supplies. Medicines, burn treatments, medical solutions, masks, gloves, sterilizers and other surgical materials will be distributed by special teams on the ground.
The plane also carried food baskets that included flour and dates as well as shelter materials such as tents, blankets, mattresses, and utensils.
So far, 290 tons of aid has been transported from Saudi Arabia to Lebanon as per the directives of King Salman to provide urgent humanitarian aid to the Lebanese people affected by the explosion at the Port of Beirut.
This aid was provided based on an assessment report of the necessary humanitarian needs resulting from the explosion, in coordination with the Saudi Embassy in Beirut, and the KSRelief branch in Lebanon.
This comes as an extension of the efforts made by Saudi Arabia to show solidarity with the Lebanese people and to provide relief to those affected by the disaster.

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So far, 290 tons of aid has been transported from Saudi Arabia to Lebanon as per the directives of King Salman to provide urgent humanitarian aid to the Lebanese people affected by the explosion at the Port of Beirut.

KSRelief provided urgent food supplies to affected people living in the areas adjacent to the port on Sunday, covering 500 families.
Saudi Ambassador to Lebanon Waleed bin Abdullah Bukhari told Arab News that special committees would oversee and review reports on the Lebanese people’s needs.
“Aid will continue to flow into Lebanon after assessing the required needs of the Lebanese people in cooperation with the relevant authorities in Lebanon,” he said.
Countries around the world have come together to help Lebanon in the wake of the explosion on Aug. 4, which devastated large areas of Beirut, damaging and destroying infrastructure, buildings and homes, including all port facilities and the country’s grain storage silos.