Jeddah school felicitates high achievers

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Updated 01 March 2016

Jeddah school felicitates high achievers

JEDDAH: Thamer International School (TIS) felicitated its top-ranking IGCSE and A-level students recently.
“The consistent and outstanding achievement of TIS students is both a matter of pride and honor for the staff and administration,” said Prince Faisal bin Thamer while extending his wishes to the students for their success and future endeavors.
Ammar Anas Alsayed Mohamed Aboagwa secured best across three AS level and was first in Saudi Arabia in math, physics and chemistry. He also topped in the world in AS level math.
Syed Yasin Kadri aced high achievement in coordinated sciences (double award). Ahmed Omar Mohammed Mansour Soliman is leading top in the region in IGCSE physics.
Rania Fathi Farouk Mohammed Farid aced best in seven subjects — ICT, biology, physics, math, accounting, chemistry and English.
Salma Ashraf Gouda Elsayed is leading top in the region in IGCSE English as a second language. Thamer International School is the main exam center for conducting Cambridge International Exam for Jeddah region.


350,000 books to feature at Jeddah fair

Updated 14 November 2019

350,000 books to feature at Jeddah fair

JEDDAH: Hundreds of authors from around the world are preparing to take part in a prestigious Saudi book festival.

The Jeddah International Book Fair, to be staged in South Obhur from Dec. 11 to 21, will feature more than 350,000 volumes to cater to all reading tastes.

Now in its fifth edition, the cultural event, run under the patronage of Makkah Gov. Prince Khaled Al-Faisal, will see the participation of 400 Saudi, Arab and international publishing houses from 40 different countries.

Jeddah Gov. Prince Mishaal bin Majed, who is head of the fair’s supreme committee, has been coordinating the organization of the event which will include book-signing sessions by 200 authors.

The exhibition, occupying 30,000 square meters, is one of the biggest specialized expos in the Kingdom, and aims to promote reading and the cultural environment.

The fair will also include a program of seminars, lectures and indoor and outdoor theater productions, along with documentary films for families and children, and workshops in visual arts, photography and Arabic calligraphy.

The Jeddah fair is supported by Minister of Culture Prince Badr bin Abdullah bin Farhan Al-Saud, who believes it reflects the city’s culture and traditions, along with backing from Minister of Media Turki Al-Shabanah. SPA Jeddah