Saudi Arabia’s ‘Mawhiba’ participates in 2019 International Biology Olympiad

Saudi Arabia’s ‘Mawhiba’ participates in 2019 International Biology Olympiad
Saudi Arabia’s ‘Mawhiba’ participates in 2019 International Biology Olympiad

Saudi Arabia, represented by King Abdulaziz and HisCompanions Foundation for Giftedness and Creativity (Mawhiba) and Ministry ofEducation, will participate as an observer in 2019 International BiologyOlympiad (IBO), to be held in the Republic of Hungary from July 14 to 21, 2019.

Mawhiba is preparing for the participation of a team ofstudents in the competition next year 2020 to be hosted by Japan.

Saudi participating observers consist of Dr. FatimaAl-Hamlan the head of the delegation, and Bader Al-Magrazi and YousefAl-Shahrani. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is required to send a representativeto the IBO Competition as an observer for at least one year, before Saudistudents participate as competitors.

Mawhiba has already begun preparing for IBO through a talentdiscovery competition.

The chosen team of students has begun attendinginternational competitions in collaboration with Mawhiba and the Ministry ofEducation, hosted by King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST)and the Royal Commission of Jubail and Yanbu.

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