Dr. Abdul Karim Al-Zaid, deputy general supervisor of the King Abdul Aziz Public Library in Riyadh

Dr. Abdul Karim Al-Zaid, deputy general supervisor of the King Abdul Aziz Public Library in Riyadh
Dr. Abdul Karim Al-Zaid
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Updated 22 November 2020

Dr. Abdul Karim Al-Zaid, deputy general supervisor of the King Abdul Aziz Public Library in Riyadh

Dr. Abdul Karim Al-Zaid, deputy general supervisor of the King Abdul Aziz Public Library in Riyadh

Dr. Abdul Karim Al-Zaid has been a deputy general supervisor of the King Abdul Aziz Public Library in Riyadh since 1996. He is also an assistant professor at the College of Computer and Information Sciences at Imam Muhammad bin Saud Islamic University, Riyadh.

Al-Zaid is an expert in information studies and library sciences, and a researcher in historical and cultural studies.

He gained a bachelor’s degree in libraries and information from the College of Social Sciences from Imam Muhammad bin Saud Islamic University in 1983 and a master’s degree in the same field from Wisconsin University in 1989. Al-Zaid also attained his Ph.D. in the same field from Imam Muhammad bin Saud Islamic University in 1995.

Al-Zaid has participated in many conferences and seminars in the fields of cultural, historical and cognitive dialogue, and served as a member of many specialized committees, including as a member of the board of directors of the King Abdul Aziz Public Library, a member of the board of directors of King Abdul Aziz Circuit and a member of the advisory board of the chair of Sheikh Abdul Aziz Al-Tuwaijri at Imam Muhammad bin Saud Islamic University.

He has also participated in activating cultural relations between Saudi Arabia and China.

Al-Zaid has supervised a number of Hajj exhibitions in London and Paris, as well as many exhibitions specializing in the fields of libraries, translation, documents and Islamic manuscripts. He participated in the activation of dozens of cultural and cognitive projects and programs in the fields of technology and libraries, and worked as a member of associations developing the structure of libraries and cultural centers in the Kingdom.


Saudi Arabia announces 11 more COVID-19 deaths

Updated 03 December 2020

Saudi Arabia announces 11 more COVID-19 deaths

Saudi Arabia announces 11 more COVID-19 deaths
  • The total number of recoveries in the Kingdom has increased to 347,881
  • A total of 5,930 people have succumbed to the virus in the Kingdom so far

LONDON: Saudi Arabia announced 11 deaths from COVID-19 and 230 new infections on Thursday.
Of the new cases, 78 were recorded in Riyadh, 42 in Makkah, 29 in the Eastern Province, 20 in Madinah, 6 in Najran and 3 in Jazan.
The total number of recoveries in the Kingdom increased to 347,881 after 368 more patients recovered from the virus.
A total of 5,930 people have succumbed to the virus in the Kingdom so far.