King approves extension of foreign scholarship program

January 20, 2010

The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz has approved the extension of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Program for Foreign Scholarship for the next five years, beginning fiscal year 1431/1432 H. In a statement, Minister of Higher Education Dr. Khalid Al-Anqari said that the program aims to develop the knowledge of citizens in a variety of scientific and theoretical specializations from universities in advanced countries. He noted that the extension of the program is a prime opportunity for citizens to further their studies and earn the highest academic degrees. Dr. Al-Anqari also expressed his appreciation of the King’s ongoing support for higher education.