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Summer 1999, Volume 16, Number 2


Contents



Gift of Friendship

The "Gift of Friendship" exhibit at the Darat Al-Malik Abdul Aziz in Riyadh takes the opportunity provided by the Kingdom's centennial celebrations to highlight more than 60 years of close friendship and cooperation between Saudi Arabia and the United States.



Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia Observes Centennial of a Historic Event
As part of the year-long calendar of activities in observance of the Kingdom's centennial celebrations, the Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia in Washington, DC, organized a symposium entitled "Saudi Arabia One Hundred Years Later: Critical Reflections", which brought together a large number of scholars and officials to discuss the Kingdom's history, its development and its policies.
Al-Kharj: Ancient roots Nourish Modern Center of Agroindustry
A center of agriculture for thousands of years, Al-Kharj has over the past two decades been transformed into a hub of modern agricultural and industrial activity.



King Abdul Aziz University: A Center for Scientific Study

One of the largest of Saudi Arabia's eight universities, with more than 42,000 students, King Abdul Aziz University in Jeddah focuses on providing quality education in modern sciences.



COVER

A national folkloric dance troupe performs the traditional Ardha sword dance at the Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia in Washington, DC, on the occasion of the Kingdom's centennial celebrations.







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