Al-Shwerikh named director of education department by ALECSO Executive Council


RIYADH — The members of the Executive Council unanimously approved the appointment of Saudi Arabia’s candidate Dr. Saleh Bin Nasser Al-Shwerikh as director of the Education Department at the Arab League Educational, Cultural and Scientific Organization (ALECSO) meeting on Saturday.

The council also approved Saudi Arabia’s joining as a member of the ALECSO’s financial supervision authority during the 113th session of the Executive Council of ALECSO, which started its works Saturday.

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s participation is a continuation of its support for education, culture and science in the Arab world, led by Prince Badr Bin Abdullah Bin Farhan, minister of culture who is also chairman of the National Committee for Education, Science and Culture.

Saudi Arabia was represented at the session by Secretary General of the Committee Hattan Bin Munir Bin Samman, where procedural items were discussed, and a number of the financial and administrative issues that would improve the ALECSO’s performance were reviewed.

The Executive Council meetings also discussed a number of topics, issues and projects, and agreed on the executive decisions in the fields of the education, culture and science for the Arab world. — SPA