Saudi Arabia, UK seek to promote cooperation in education sector

Saudi Arabia, UK seek to promote cooperation in education sector

Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Education Dr. Hamad Al-Sheikh held a virtual meeting on Monday with British Secretary of State for Education Gavin Williamson, the SPA reported.

During the meeting, both ministers discussed areas of cooperation between the two countries, joint efforts to confront the coronavirus pandemic. This is in addition to increasing cooperation between the two countries in the field of higher studies, and the Saudi-British partnership in education.

The two sides reviewed the support provided in university education, international students, and the global education forum. The meeting also dealt with the Kingdom’s presidency of the G20; and the inclusion of education as one of its most prominent tracks.

High-ranking Saudi officials from the education ministry attended the meeting. In addition to the foreign affairs ministry.Saudi Arabia, UK seek to boost cooperation in education sector