Saudi Arabia, UK Sign MoU to Enhance Cooperation in Cultural and Architectural Design

The Saudi Architecture and Design Commission logo
The Saudi Architecture and Design Commission logo
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Saudi Arabia, UK Sign MoU to Enhance Cooperation in Cultural and Architectural Design

The Saudi Architecture and Design Commission logo
The Saudi Architecture and Design Commission logo

The Saudi Architecture and Design Commission has said that it signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Royal College of Art in the United Kingdom.

The signing ceremony took place on Tuesday at the King Abdullah Financial District during the "Great Futures" Initiative conference. The Architecture and Design Commission was represented by the CEO, Dr. Sumayah Al-Solaiman, while the Royal College of Art in the UK was represented by the College President and Vice-Chancellor, Professor Christoph Lindner.

The memorandum aims to enhance cooperation between the two countries in the cultural and architectural design fields and to implement best practices through various areas of collaboration. These include offering short courses and workshops in architecture and design, implementing specialized educational programs, and supporting entrepreneurship programs in the sector.

Solaiman emphasized that this step reflects the commission's commitment to enhancing international cooperation and knowledge exchange in various fields of architecture and design, contributing to the development and growth of this sector to achieve the highest standards of excellence.

She also noted that this memorandum is part of the commission's strategic plans, highlighting the importance of building international strategic partnerships to foster innovation and development in the architecture and design sectors overseen by the commission. The MoU aligns with the commission's approach to building international strategic partnerships with leading global organizations to attract and apply best practices and international expertise.

This initiative is part of efforts to strengthen the strategic partnership between the two countries across various sectors. It encourages and supports cultural and educational exchange between the United Kingdom and Saudi Arabia.



King Salman Global Academy for Arabic Language to Participate in Beijing Int'l Book Fair

King Salman Global Academy for Arabic Language to Participate in Beijing Int'l Book Fair
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King Salman Global Academy for Arabic Language to Participate in Beijing Int'l Book Fair

King Salman Global Academy for Arabic Language to Participate in Beijing Int'l Book Fair

The King Salman Global Academy for Arabic Language is preparing to participate in the Beijing International Book Fair 2024, reported the Saudi Press Agency on Tuesday.

It will be part of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's pavilion as the guest of honor for this year's edition. The collaboration is in partnership with the Literature, Publishing, and Translation Commission.

The event is scheduled to take place from June 19 to 23 at the China National Convention Center in Beijing.

The King Salman Global Academy for Arabic Language's involvement in the Saudi pavilion aligns with various cultural and national entities to support the Human Capability Development Program, which aims to realize the goals of the Kingdom's Vision 2030 through the implementation of relevant qualitative activities, such as seminars and panel discussions, under the participation of Saudi and Chinese researchers.

Additionally, the academy is set to host the Saudi-Chinese Linguistic Forum, a scientific and cultural event organized in cooperation with the Literature, Publishing, and Translation Commission.