Saturday, November 27

Saudi Education Minister Discusses Joint Cooperation with a number of Education Ministers

Saudi Minister of Education Dr. Hamad bin Mohammed Al Al-Sheikh has met with Minister of Education of the United Arab Emirates Hussain bin Ibrahim Al Hammadi; Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research of the Arab Republic of Egypt Dr. Khaled Abdel Ghaffar; Minister of Education of the Government of the Libyan National Unity Musa Mohammed Al-Maqrif; and Vice Minister of Education of the Dominican Republic Dr. Rafael Emilio, on the sidelines of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia delegation’s participation in the meetings of UNESCO’s General Conference, which was headed by Prince Badr bin Abdullah bin Farhan Al Saud, Minister of Culture and Chairman of the National Committee for Education, Culture and Science.

During the meetings, the Minister of Education reviewed the Saudi model in e-learning and distance education, its global leadership, and its international benefit. The experiences of the brotherly and friendly countries in the field of education during the Coronavirus pandemic were also reviewed, in addition to exchanging the experiences in developing curricula, early childhood stage, research and innovation.

The meetings were attended by Princess Haifa bint Abdulaziz Al Muqrin, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's Permanent Representative to UNESCO and Dr. Saleh Al-Qasumi, the Undersecretary of the Saudi Ministry of Education for International Cooperation.

Source: Saudi Press Agency