Dr. Sultan bin Zaid Al-Amri, vice dean of Taiba University

Dr. Sultan bin Zaid Al-Amri
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Updated 24 September 2020

Dr. Sultan bin Zaid Al-Amri, vice dean of Taiba University

In addition to his duties as vice dean of Taiba University (TU), Dr. Sultan bin Zaid Al-Amri has been tasked to take over the administrative responsibilities of former Rector Dr. Abdul Aziz Al-Sarani.

Education Minister Dr. Hamad bin Mohammed Al-Sheikh issued the order after Al-Sarani’s services had come to an end.

Al-Amri attained a bachelor’s degree from the College of Education at King Abdul Aziz University in 1993. 

Nine years later, he received a master’s in numerical analysis from Newcastle University in the UK, where he also obtained a Ph.D. in applied mathematics in 2009.

Since then, Al-Amri has held various academic and administrative positions. He became a deputy rector three years ago.

He has been TU’s acting vice dean for business and knowledge creativity, and is a board member of the university.

He is a member of the board of directors of Taibah Valley Co., which was established by TU in 2018 with the aim of developing its investments in various fields according to Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030 reform plan and Digital Transformation Program.

Al-Amri has served as dean of TU’s Applied Sciences College, and then a dean at the College of Science, before he was appointed as an assistant to the university’s president for educational affairs.

Al-Amri has chaired many committees inside and outside TU, and has participated in many scientific meetings, symposiums and conferences. 

He has submitted valuable scientific research, and supervised a number of master’s and Ph.D. dissertations.


Saudi Arabia announces 17 more COVID-19 deaths

Updated 48 min 57 sec ago

Saudi Arabia announces 17 more COVID-19 deaths

  • The total number of recoveries in the Kingdom has increased to 345,622
  • A total of 5,857 people have succumbed to the virus in the Kingdom so far

LONDON: Saudi Arabia announced 17 deaths from COVID-19 and 302 new infections on Friday.
Of the new cases, 70 were recorded in Riyadh, 28 in Jeddah, 18 in Yanbu, 17 in Madinah, 14 in Dhahran, 14 in Makkah and 8 in Dammam.
The total number of recoveries in the Kingdom increased to 345,622 after 407 more patients recovered from the virus.
A total of 5,857 people have succumbed to the virus in the Kingdom so far.