2006 News Story

Saudi cultural and educational exhibit to be held in Vienna

Minister of Higher Education Dr. Khaled Al-Angari will inaugurate on April 24 a five-day educational-cultural event in Vienna to highlight the Kingdom's progress in that field, the Arab News reported today.

The event will focus on the Kingdom's strides in the scientific, educational and cultural fronts, the paper reported. Austrian Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Dr. Friedrich Stift told the Arab News that the event marks a continuation of the strong bilateral relations, which were strengthened by the state visit of President Dr. Heinz Fischer. 

“Both Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah and President Fischer expressed their wish to intensify bilateral relations not only in the political and economic field but also in culture and education," the ambassador told Arab News.

A 20-member delegation, including 10 female academics from various universities, will participate in the event in Vienna.