King Salman to attend education forum

Friday 19th Feb 2016

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Chairs Cabinet's SessionKing Salman is due to attend Ta’leem 2016, the annual Saudi International Exhibition and Forum for Education in April.
The Minister of Education Ahmed Al-Issa has announced the guest of honor shall be France. He thanked His Royal Highness for prioritizing the occasion and making it a focus of investment to invest in the future Saudi economy.

France is considered an exemplary example with regard advancement in the educational development. “We wanted to have the French education experience introduced here in our country. This will help people learn more about it and have the chance to contact French education institutions directly so that they can explore studying possibilities,” he said. The French Ambassador to the Kingdom Bertrand Besancenot predicts that the number of Saudi students going to France for higher studies would triple over the coming years.

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