KACST, Google presidents hold meeting

March 16, 2010

President of the King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) Dr. Mohammed Al-Suwaiyel met in Riyadh today with Chairman of the Board of Directors of Google Dr. Eric Schmidt. They discussed ways of promoting cooperation on mutually beneficial projects, especially in the fields of machine translation, enrichment of Arabic content on the worldwide web and open-source software. Saudi Arabia tops Arab countries in the use of Google’s search engines.