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Saudi Arabia: Australian minister for trade and investment visited IECHE in Riyadh.

Andrew Robb, Australian minister for trade and investment, with diplomats, officials and guests at the International Exhibition & Conference on Higher Education (IECHE) in Riyadh

Andrew Robb, Australian minister for trade and investment, visited Victoria’s Study Melbourne stand at the International Exhibition & Conference on Higher Education (IECHE) in Riyadh.

He was greeted by John Butler, commissioner for Victoria in the Middle East, Africa and Turkey and Nabil Mohammed A. Al Saleh, ambassador of Saudi Arabia to Australia, along with representatives from Victoria’s leading education institutes.

Saudi Arabia: IECHE 2015 in Riyadh to promote sustainable development

Education Minister Dr Azzam Al-Dakhil inaugurating the International Exhibition and Conference on Higher Education (IECHE 2015) in Riyadh. (SPA).

Here is an opportunity for Saudi students and parents to interact directly with foreign universities and educational institutions, said Education Minister Dr Azzam Al-Dakhil on Wednesday.

The minister was speaking after inaugurating the International Exhibition and Conference on Higher Education (IECHE 2015) in the capital. 

Saudi Arabia: Online visit visa for expat families

The Interior Ministry will soon activate its online facility where expatriates can apply for visas for their spouses and children.

The new service was launched by Deputy Crown Prince Muhammad bin Naif, second deputy premier and minister of interior, last Tuesday.

Users must first register for the Abshir services of the ministry, which facilitates online requests from citizens and expatriates in English and Arabic, a source said.

Saudi Arabia: TVTC launch 28 centers to train Saudi students

Saudi students will get ample opportunities to shine, as the Technical and Vocational Training Corporation (TVTC) has announced the launch of 28 centers.

The centers, to be set up in TVTC-affiliated colleges and institutes, will seek to discover budding talent among the trainees, TVTC spokesman Fahd Al-Otaibi said on Sunday.

“These students will be supported all the way from germination of ideas to their implementation with technical advice and other kind of support,” he said.

Saudi Arabia: SCTA sees huge potential for ‘Made in Makkah’ initiative

Prince Sultan bin Salman, president of the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA), lent his total support to the “Made in Makkah” project which was floated by Makkah Gov.

Prince Khaled Al-Faisal, through a partnership between the SCTA and the Makkah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MCCI).

During his visit to the Makkah Pavilion at the Saudi Travel and Tourism Investment Market (STTIM) in Riyadh,