KSrelief Distributes over 950 Food Baskets in Sudan’s River Nile State


River Nile State, The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief) distributed 953 food baskets to displaced and the neediest families in the River Nile State in the Republic of Sudan, benefiting 5,480 individuals as part of the second phase of the food-security support project in Sudan for 2024.

The assistance is part of a series of relief and humanitarian projects implemented by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia through KSrelief to help needy and affected countries and people worldwide.

Source: Saudi Press Agency

HM King congratulated by HH Shaikh Faisal bin Rashid Al Khalifa

His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa received a cable of congratulations from His Highness Shaikh Faisal bin Rashid Al Khalifa, Vice-President of the Supreme Council for Environment, High Committee and Member of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports, on the success of the 33rd Arab Summit hosted by the Kingdom of Bahrain, under the presidency of HM the King.

HH Shaikh Faisal bin Rashid expressed his pride in Bahrain’s historical success, under the leadership of HM the King.

Source: Bahrain News Agency

ALECSO Executive Council Meeting to Kick off in Jeddah with 22 Arab Countries Participating


Jeddah: The 121st session of the Arab League Educational, Cultural and Scientific Organization (ALECSO) convened today in Jeddah, chaired by Saudi Arabia, with the participation of 22 Arab countries. In light of the exceptional circumstances faced by the Palestinian people, the council strongly condemned the brutal war that has claimed the lives of thousands of civilians and destroyed infrastructure and educational and cultural institutions. The council also reaffirmed its absolute rejection of the ongoing aggression, occupation, and forced displacement of the people of Gaza.

Hosted by the Saudi National Commission for Education, Culture, and Science, the two-day meeting will address a number of topics and initiatives to promote knowledge and innovation in the Arab world. The meeting is expected to conclude tomorrow, Wednesday.

Source: Saudi Press Agency

“Techlinic” organizes an educational meeting in Jerusalem about entrepreneurship and artificial intelligence in the health sector

Jerusalem – Together – ‘Teklinik’, a health technology company, within its ongoing MEDTECH program, organized an educational meeting at the College of Nursing affiliated with Al-Makassed Hospital in Jerusalem, with the aim of introducing the company, its activities and what it offers, and learning about the rest of its programs to develop entrepreneurship and artificial intelligence in the health sector, in addition to encouraging… Pioneering ideas in the field of developing and integrating the health field with technology and artificial intelligence through the ‘MedTech’ program were presented by an elite group of health sector specialists.

The meeting, which was attended by many workers in the health sector, began with a speech delivered by the Director of Technical Programs at Techlink Company, Engineer Jaafar Mahfouz, where he touched on the nature of the company, its vision, goals and future plans, and its current focus in the field of developing health and technology to reach its maximum achievements
, and stressed the company’s readiness to embrace Pioneering ideas in the fields of health and contributing to their implementation on the ground, from the seed stage until reaching global markets. The project is funded by the ‘USAID’ and in partnership with a number of medical companies, research centers and ancient hospitals such as Shaare Zedek Hospital and Sheba Hospital, in addition to the investment company. Life risks “Takween”.

For his part, Director of Technilink Company, Mahmoud Khwais, stressed that the company’s main goal, through its various programs and activities, is to advance the technological health sector in Jerusalem and the West Bank.

The project manager, Dr., explained. Rana Al-Qawasmi said that the target group of the project is all workers in the health and technology sectors, including doctors, nurses, and engineers. She explained the plan followed in the series of educational workshops and the available capabilities.

In the context of the topic, Professor Abdullah Al-Bwairat, an e
xpert in neurology, explained, via Zoom, the role of technology and artificial intelligence in the emergence of the latest innovations in treating incurable diseases in neurology and psychiatry, such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s, and how technology has helped facilitate the procedure of treatment without surgery. It preserved the patient’s life and its quality, and saved the effort, time, and hassle of traveling abroad for treatment.

Dr. also touched on Anan Copti, founder of SynergyMed, presented his invention to treat breast cancer without the need for surgery. He is a researcher in physics and health sciences and an expert in medical devices, machines and equipment.

Copti explained the steps and stages that any technological pioneering health idea goes through, from the beginning until its application on the ground. He pointed out the contribution of technology and artificial intelligence to the development, invention, and manufacture of electronic medical devices, as they have become more accurate, fa
ster, and less effortful. He explained the treatment of cancer without surgical and chemical intervention using nanoparticles, which achieved amazing results in laboratory experiments.

Artificial intelligence expert, Professor Khalil Eid from Nazareth, presented examples of innovative inventions that are based on artificial intelligence to find both therapeutic and administrative medical solutions. He also explained the importance of data analysis in treating patients.

Dr. Renana Ovan, Executive Director of the Scientific Research Department at Shaare Zedek Hospital, reviewed the most important ways that help hospitals establish scientific and research centers within the hospital. She explained Shaare Zedek’s experience in developing the center and how the hospital benefited financially from this center that it manages.

For her part, Ms. Anya Aldan, Executive Director of the investment company Nouri Ventures, explored the opportunities that help entrepreneurship in health technology and also reviewed some
of the challenges and how to deal with them.

In conclusion, Engineer Mahmoud Sandouka and Engineer Omar Al-Hadmi reviewed their success story in entrepreneurship through an introductory presentation of their invention, which will soon see the light in the markets.

Source: Maan News Agency

DPM shed lights on Bahraini-Egyptian partnership interview with MENA


Cairo, Shaikh Khalid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa, the Deputy Prime Minister, lauded the long-standing historical relations between Bahrain and Egypt and the ongoing development of the ties between the two countries.

In an interview with Egyptian news Agency, Middle East News Agency (MENA), Shaikh Khalid highlighted the positive outcome of the recent official talks held between His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa and His Excellency President Abdul Fattah El Sisi in Cairo. He said that the talks demonstrated the shared keenness on consolidating the strategic partnership and unified diplomatic stances ahead of the upcoming Arab Summit, to be held in Bahrain on May 16.

He added that the talks underscored the commitment of HM King Hamad and President El Sisi to safeguarding Arab national security and supporting Arab rights and interests, with a particular focus on the Palestinian cause.

Regarding economic collaboration, Shaikh Khalid bin Abdullah said the two countries are working together to increase the vol
ume of trade exchange to over USD1billion annually. The current volume of trade exchange is at USD571 million.

The Deputy Prime Minister said the two countries’ governments, led by His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince and Prime Minister and his Egyptian counterpart Mustafa Madbouly, worked towards enhancing their development partnership.

Shaikh Khalid bin Abdullah emphasised the shared interest in leveraging opportunities in the industry, energy, tourism, education and human development sectors.

Shaikh Khalid bin Abdullah pointed that the two countries were part of the industrial partnership for sustainable economic growth, which also includes the UAE, Jordan and Morroco. He said that the industrial sector has a pivotal role in development, adding that the partnership has generated investments at an estimated value of USD7bn.

Furthermore, Bahrain and Egypt are in the process of formulating a joint economic cooperation strategy through the joint committee set up by the tw
o countries, he said.

The Deputy Prime Minister said recent global challenges witnessed by the world, such as Covid-19, the Russian-Ukraine war and the current tension in the region, necessitated stronger collaboration to ensure the sustainability of resources and economic sectors.

Within this context, the countries seek to benefit from the high potential sectors in them, he said.

Shaikh Khalid bin Abdullah said Bahrain welcomed Egyptians industrial investments in sectors such as pharmaceutical drugs, food, semiconductor manufacturing and renewable energy products.

The Deputy Prime Minister commended the significant development and economic reforms seen by Egypt under the leadership of President El Sisi. He said this boom provided a conducive environment for attracting investments. Shaikh Khalid bin Abdullah added that it will also encourage Bahrain to increase its investments and start more joint projects, noting the prescence of 216 Bahraini companies w in the Egyptian market with a combined capital of
USD3.3 bn.

Source: Bahrain News Agency

Discussing the development of partnerships between the public and private sectors and a number of economic issues

The Minister of National Economy, Muhammad Al-Amour and Industry, Arafat Asfour, stressed today, Sunday, that developing the partnership between the public and private sectors lies at the heart of the government’s work, and work will be done to form an advisory council to enhance communication and cooperation mechanisms between the two ministries and the private sector.

This came during the meeting with the Coordination Council of Palestinian Private Sector Institutions, at the Ministry’s headquarters, to discuss all relevant files and ways to develop aspects of partnership and coordination between the public and private sectors to confront the challenges facing our people in light of the ongoing Israeli aggression since October 2023.

The two ministers placed the Council on the government’s agenda, which is to stop genocide, alleviate the suffering of our people in Gaza, achieve financial stability, and develop the performance of institutions in order to achieve more productivity, transparency and accountab
ility.

They stressed that the design of programs and projects will be subject to standards that respond to the interest of the nation and enhance the development of the national economy, which is consistent with the urgent need to expand the production base in Palestine, which loses about 19 million dollars daily as a result of the ongoing Israeli aggression.

The meeting reviewed the needs and aspirations required to face the current challenges, the steps to be taken to develop the performance of the national economy, and optimal investment in international relations that would contribute to increasing national exports.

The two ministers detailed the ongoing preparations for holding a meeting of the joint Palestinian-Jordanian committee, scheduled to be held soon in the Jordanian capital, Amman.

The attendees stressed the necessity of conducting a comprehensive review of aspects of the relationship with the economies of countries, the priorities that must be achieved at the current stage in partnership wi
th the private sector, and joining efforts in the movement of humanitarian aid to our people in the Gaza Strip.

The attendees stressed the need to make more efforts to simplify and facilitate services, and review the procedures and regulations for conducting economic activities.

In turn, Salem Abu Khairzan, Secretary of the Coordinating Council for Private Sector Institutions, expressed his appreciation for the government’s directions in developing aspects of partnership between the public and private sectors and working to address a number of economic issues

Source: Maan News Agency