Dr. Yusra bint Hussain Al-Jazairy, Saudi Arabia’s acting cultural attache in Morocco

Dr. Yusra bint Hussain Al-Jazairy
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Updated 05 August 2020

Dr. Yusra bint Hussain Al-Jazairy, Saudi Arabia’s acting cultural attache in Morocco

  • Two other women were also appointed as cultural attache of Saudi Arabia in the UK and Ireland

Dr. Yusra bint Hussain Al-Jazairy was recently appointed Saudi Arabia’s acting cultural attache in Morocco.

Saudi Education Minister Dr. Hamad bin Mohammed Al-Asheikh issued a decision to appoint the Kingdom’s first female cultural attaches on Sunday. 

Other appointments include Dr. Amal bint Jameel Fatani as cultural attache in the UK, and Fahda bint Abdul Aziz Al-Asheikh as cultural attache in Ireland.

The three women are all educators, and their appointments are part of a move to promote the Kingdom’s educational and cultural presence internationally.

Al-Jazairy received her master’s degree in dental materials in 1996 from the University of Manitoba, Winnipeg. 

She also attained her fellowship certificate in esthetic dentistry in 1996 from the Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston.

Al-Jazairy is a lecturer and researcher in the field of  dentistry. She strives to boost the quality of dental patient care at Sanaya Dental Clinic, Riyadh, and she envisions promoting the Kingdom’s dental and oral health.

Through her seminars and continuing education, she has served as a mentor and role model for many leading dentists.

Al-Jazairy praised the support of King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for Saudi women after her new appointment.

She said: “This assignment reflects the level of confidence that Saudi women have reached, and it translates the aspirations of our leadership in empowering women, and to enhance the successes achieved by Saudi women in many sectors in the service of the homeland.”


Jazan governor inaugurates development projects in Bisha

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Jazan governor inaugurates development projects in Bisha

BISHA: Jazan Gov. Prince Mohammed bin Nasser bin Abdul Aziz visited Bisha governorate on Saturday as part of his inspection tour around the region.

During the tour, Prince Mohammed inaugurated several development and service projects implemented at the initiative of Saudi Aramco in the northern corniche of Bisha Beach, in addition to numerous municipal projects, roads and social development works in the governorate that amounted to more than SR41 million ($11 million), the Saudi Press Agency reported.

The projects included the Border Guards sector command building in Bisha, the fishermen’s marina and the tourist beach on the northern corniche of the governorate that is 107 km long.

Other projects include the eastern ring belt project in the governorate, several roads linking the main roads in Bisha, municipal projects such as asphalting, lighting, humanization projects, municipal investments and social development projects supporting fishermen in the governorate.

The governor stressed the importance of inaugurated projects such as the North Corniche Tourist Beach as they will increase developmental and tourist services for the region.

Prince Mohammed reviewed the most important projects underway in the governorate, including basic and transformational industries in the city of Jazan and an oil refinery that has begun its trial operation.