1998 News Story

Private colleges to be set up

Minister of Higher Education Dr. Khaled Al-Angary announced today that his ministry has approved the establishment of four private colleges in the Kingdom, and that additional projects are under discussion. In a statement after chairing the first meeting of the Council of Imam Mohammad Ibn Saud University, Dr. Angary said these colleges would specialize in such fields as management, health and computer science, and would lessen the pressure on the universities s well as contributing effectively to the training of high school graduates.