Minister of Federal Education and Vocational Training of Pakistan Shafqat Mahmood praised, during a visit to the Satellite Broadcasting School (SBS) in Riyadh on Sunday, Saudi Arabia's Vision 2030 and its objectives for the development of education, which was reflected in the Kingdom's global success in e-learning and distance education, to ensure that the sustainability of the educational process during the pandemic.
The Pakistani minister; accompanied by an official delegation and received by Minister of Education Dr. Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sheikh.
Mahmood praised what SBS has achieved in distance education services in a distinguished manner, appreciating what the Kingdom has achieved during the pandemic.
He cited the activation of electronic platforms such as "Madrasati" and educational satellite channels; which indicate the readiness of Saudi education to keep up the educational process despite the challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic.
The minister stressed the strong and historical ties between Pakistan and the Kingdom; expressing his aspiration to consolidate cooperation between the two countries in the education sector; as well as the chances of benefiting from the Kingdom's experience in distance education and e-learning during the pandemic.
The Pakistani official got brief by the Undersecretary for Public Education Dr. Mohammed Al-Muqbil on the satellite broadcasting school, the broadcast studios; the mechanism of filming and recording lessons; as well as the educational supervision of the content.