Saturday, November 27

Tatarstan President Visits Jeddah Chamber

Jeddah, President Rustam Minnikhanov of the Republic of Tatarstan and the accompanying delegation paid today a visit to Jeddah Chamber on the sidelines of his participation in the meeting of the Group of Strategic Vision (GSV) "Russia - Islamic World", under the theme "Dialogue and Prospects for Cooperation".Upon arrival at the venue, he was received by the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Jeddah Chamber, Mohammed bin Yousef Naghi and a number of the Chamber's members.The President of Tatarstan expressed his deep thanks to Jeddah Chamber for receiving his, stressing his keenness to develop trade and economic relations between his country and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia within the framework of adopting agricultural projects, petrochemical products, food sectors, industries and other t...

Saudi Film Commission to Announce Strategy on Sunday

Riyadh, Under the patronage of Prince Badr bin Abdullah bin Farhan, Minister of Culture, who is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Saudi Film Commission (SFC), the Commission will announce on Sunday the details of its strategy to develop the film sector in the Kingdom and support its employees and actors.The Sunday's announcement will be made in a ceremony to be held at Crowne Plaza Hotel in Riyadh, in the presence of Saudi filmmakers, a number of strategic partners and a group of media professionals, intellectuals and actors in the sector.Source: Saudi Press Agency

GCC Secretary General Meets with President of Tatarstan

Jeddah, The Secretary-General of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) for Arab States Dr. Naif Falah Mubarak Al-Hajraf, met here today with the visiting President Rustam Minnikhanov of the Republic of Tatarstan (head of the Strategic Vision Group), on the sidelines of the meeting of the in the meeting of the Group of Strategic Vision (GSV) "Russia - Islamic World".During the meeting, they discussed the existing relationships between the GCC Member States and the Republic of Tatarstan, and the importance of strengthening cooperation and ways to support and develop them at all levels to achieve security, stability and sustainable development, in addition to supporting the activity of the Strategic Vision Group of Russia and the Islamic world to serve common interests. Source: Saudi Press Agen...

US Rhodes Scholars for 2022 Includes More Women, Immigrants

The class of U.S. Rhodes scholars for 2022 includes the largest number of women ever selected for the scholarship in one year, the Rhodes Trust announced Sunday.Of the 32 students chosen to study at the University of Oxford in England, 22 are women, the office of the American secretary of the trust said in a statement.One of the women selected is Louise Franke, a 21-year-old senior studying biochemistry at South Carolina's Clemson University. Franke said she hopes to merge her interests in science and public policy through a career in health care policy. She intends to study politics, philosophy and economics at Oxford.Franke, of Spartanburg, South Carolina, is also the first Clemson student elected to a Rhodes class. She cited her mentors and various academic programs at the ...

Knicks recover to beat Lakers team missing suspended James

New York, Evan Fournier scored 26 points, Immanuel Quickley had 12 of his 14 in the fourth quarter after New York had blown a 25-point lead, and the Knicks beat a Los Angeles Lakers team missing suspended star LeBron James 106-100 on Tuesday night.Julius Randle added 20 points, 16 rebounds and five assists for the Knicks, but sat for eight minutes of the fourth quarter after picking up his fifth foul. Quickley made sure that didn’t matter, hitting four 3-pointers in the period, AP reports.Russell Westbrook had 31 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists, with 18 points in a sensational third quarter that allowed the Lakers to tie the game. But with James not in the arena, Anthony Davis struggling through an illness and Carmelo Anthony’s shot off in his old home, the Lakers never could t...

General Directorate of Health Affairs in Eastern Region to Launch Int’l Conference of “KSAPT 2021” on Saturday

Dammam, The 3rd International Conference on Knowledge, Skill & Ability in Pharmacy and Toxicology (KSAPT) 2021 will be launched here on next Saturday.The Conference will be organized by the General Directorate of Health Affairs in Eastern region in cooperation with the Saudi Pharmaceutical Society represented by the Pharmacists Club in the region, with the participation of 60 speakers and arbitrators.The 6 day Conference will highlight the modern and research practices in the field of pharmacy and toxicology, the importance of joint education between health professionals and the development of new health innovations.The Saudi Commission for Health Specialties has approved "100" hours for the conference and 33 hours of continuous professional development from the British Commission.The...