Maha Akeel is a lecturer and consultant. She previously served as Director of Social and Family Affairs and Director of Communications at the Jeddah-based Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC).
Cultural diplomacy can cement Saudi-Chinese relations
The significant Saudi-Chinese summit taking place in Riyadh this week indicates that the bilateral relationship between Saudi Arabia and China is solidifying and expanding in various sectors and on different levels, whether political, economic or social.
Education at the heart of Saudi Arabia’s progress
Education has always been at the heart of progress in Saudi Arabia and, as we celebrate Saudi National Day, it is important to remember, appreciate and be proud of what has been achieved in a short period of time, but also to anticipate and prepare for future challenges and developments.
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The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) is about to launch its own independent organization for women — a landmark achievement in its efforts to empower women in the Muslim world.