Governor of Saudi Arabia's Jazan region praises efforts to support region’s education sector

Jazan Gov. Prince Mohammed bin Nasser bin Abdul Aziz. (SPA)
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Updated 29 May 2020

Governor of Saudi Arabia's Jazan region praises efforts to support region’s education sector

JAZAN: Jazan Gov. Prince Mohammed bin Nasser bin Abdul Aziz on Thursday held a virtual meeting with staff from the region’s General Directorate of Education, the Saudi Press Agency reported.

During the conference call, which discussed preventive measures to stop the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), the prince highlighted a number of important initiatives launched by education officials in Jazan, and Sabya governorate. 

He also noted the Saudi Ministry of Education’s efforts to help students, whose school year had been disrupted by the health crisis, through the provision of e-learning and curricular and extracurricular courses to support and develop their skills.

Ibrahim Abu Hadi, director general of education in the region, praised Prince Mohammed and his deputy for their assistance on educational matters in Jazan.


Drop in COVID-19 daily deaths as 30 die in Saudi Arabia

Updated 11 July 2020

Drop in COVID-19 daily deaths as 30 die in Saudi Arabia

  • Ten percent of all new cases were recorded in Riyadh
  • A total of 2,181 people have succumbed to the virus in the Kingdom so far

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia recorded 30 deaths from COVID-19 on Saturday, the lowest daily rate in the Kingdom for a week.
The health ministry also confirmed 2,994 new confirmed cases of the disease.
Ten percent of all new cases were recorded in Riyadh with the capital reporting 285 cases. Hufof recorded 226 new cases, Jeddah 221, Dammam 211 and Taif 152.
The total number of recoveries in the Kingdom increased to 165,396 after 2,370 more patients recovered from the virus.
A total of 2,181 people have succumbed to the virus in the Kingdom so far.

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