On Monday 11 May a high profiled delegation from the King Saud University (Saudi Arabia) came to the Netherlands to visit the University of Groningen.
The King Saud University (KSU) is one of the leading universities in the Gulf region that has chosen the Netherlands as a new focus country. The University of Groningen (RUG), being among the top universities in the world, is the first Dutch partner of the King Saud University.
The Rector, H.E. Prof. Dr. Badran Al-Omar arrived with a large delegation including the Vice Rector and the Deans of the faculties of Medicine and Dentistry. They were received by the Executive Board of the University and visited the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences and the University Medical Centre Groningen. Dr. Moneer Al-Otaibi, the Cultural Attaché of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in The Hague and Drs. Gerdien Verheuvel, the Higher Education Attaché of the Royal Netherlands Embassy in Riyadh accompanied this important delegation.
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