2001 News Story

King Fahd endorses higher education recommendations

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Fahd bin Abdulaziz has endorsed a number of recommendations made by the Higher Education Council at its recent 21st session. These include transformation into a full college entitled 'College of Languages and Translation' of the Department of Languages and Translation within the Arabic Language College at the Imam Muhammad bin Saud Islamic University in Riyadh; the establishment of a center for research and social studies at King Khaled University in Abha; and approval of the memorandum of understanding between King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM) in Dhahran and the Energy Center of Japan.