Winter 1999, Volume 15, Number 4


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Saudi Arabia Celebrates the Centennial of a Historic Event

Throughout 1999, the people of Saudi Arabia will be commemorating the centennial of the recapture of Riyadh by King Abdul Aziz Ibn Abdul Rahman Al-Saud, an event that led to the founding of the modern Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The official logo of the centennial appears above.


A Century of Achievements

Over the past century, Saudi Arabia has been transformed from a society which relied on rudimentary agriculture and limited trade to one that is now a showcase of industry, commerce, agro-industry, education, health and other areas of human endeavor.


Preserving Jeddah's Historic Buildings

The historic buildings of old Jeddah are being preserved as part of the nation-wide programs marking the centennial of the recapture of Riyadh by King Abdul Aziz Ibn Abdul Rahman Al-Saud.


KFUPM: A Jewel of a University on Arabian Sands

The King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM) in Dhahran, an internationally recognized institution offering technical and scientific curricula, produces a cadre of Saudi professionals who help run the country's rapidly growing petroleum and minerals industries.

COVER

The Masmak Fortess in Riyadh

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