Minister of Education Dr. Hamad bin Mohammed Al Alsheikh has visited the Saudi cultural Mission in the United States. He also met with Saudi students on scholarships, in the presence of the cultural attaché at the Kingdom’s embassy in the United States, Dr. Fawzi Bukhari, and a number of the Mission’s employees, as part of the program of his visit to the United States.
During the meeting, the Minister of Education extended appreciation for the wise leadership's unwavering support for the education and scholarship sector.
He emphasized that the Ministry of Education is working to strengthen the existing partnership between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the United States in numerous fields of education and research. He clarified that the United States is one of the scholarship countries according to the new strategy of the program Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques for scholarships launched by His Royal Highness Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the Chairman of the Human Capability Development Program.
The Minister of Education expresses his delight to meet Saudi students studying in American universities. He emphasized that Saudi Arabia is proud of its sons and daughters who are on scholarships and looks forward to their contributions to the Kingdoms advancement on all levels and fields after they graduate and earn their degrees. He stated that the students on scholarship reflect an honorable image of their religion, country, and society, adding that they are the best ambassadors for the Kingdom in the scholarship country, wishing success to all male and female students on scholarships around the world.
The meeting’s agenda includes informing the Minister of the conditions of students on scholarships and students studying at their own expense in the United States, the most prominent challenges and issues facing them, as well as a review of their most important initiatives.
In addition, the agenda comprised Alsheikh's answers to their inquiries and discussion of their proposals and aspirations, as well as an explanation of the Saudi Cultural Mission in the United States' mechanisms of the workflow and its most important services and programs.