KFSH&RC Strives to Pioneer in Maximizing Healthcare Spending Value

Dr. Al Fayyadh at Harvard: We Leverage Technology to Tackle Global Health Challenges

KFSH&RC Strives to Pioneer in Maximizing Healthcare Spending Value

Dr. Al Fayyadh at Harvard: We Leverage Technology to Tackle Global Health Challenges

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, May 11, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Majid Al Fayyadh, CEO of King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre (KFSH&RC) joined the Gulf Creatives Conference (GCC) at Harvard 2024. The event, GCC at Harvard, is organized by The Diwan, an organization run by graduate students at Harvard University. In his address, Dr. Al Fayyadh showcased the KFSH&RC’s journey since its inception in Riyadh almost five decades ago, highlighting how it has significantly reduced the need for patients to travel abroad for medical care. KFSH&RC has evolved into a premier provider of tertiary healthcare services and today offers cutting-edge treatments for heart diseases, tumors, organ transplantation, and genetic disorders.

Dr. Al Fayyadh discussed KFSH&RC’s transformation into an independent, non-profit foundation. This move, he indicated, aligns with the organization’s strategic vision to become a global healthcare innovation leader, emphasizing excellence, innovation, and investment in cutting-edge technology to tackle global health challenges.

KFSH&RC Strives to Pioneer in Maximizing Healthcare Spending Value

Dr. Al Fayyadh at Harvard: We Leverage Technology to Tackle Global Health Challenges

“The Saudi Leadership has outlined a clear vision for KFSH&RC, mandated by a royal decree transitioning the hospital into an independent Sui Generis, non-profit foundation,” stated His Excellency, Dr. Al Fayyadh.

He further highlighted that this transformation seeks to elevate global healthcare standards through increased independence and flexibility. This shift will allow KSFH&RC to optimize existing services, pursue new opportunities, and direct resources toward initiatives that promote human health and well-being both within the Kingdom and internationally. Ultimately, this move reinforces KFSH&RC’s dedication to patient-centered excellence.

Dr. Al Fayyadh pointed out that KFSH&RC envisions itself as a leader in maximizing the value of healthcare spending, adhering to evidence-based practices to ensure optimal patient outcomes. It seeks to remain at the forefront of global healthcare innovation, with initiatives designed to increase health equity and access worldwide. To achieve this, KFSH&RC will continue to invest in cutting-edge medical facilities, advanced diagnostic equipment, and state-of-the-art treatment technologies. Building on existing progress in areas like CAR T-cell therapy, robotic surgeries, organ transplants, and personalized medicine, the institution aims to achieve global competitiveness. This will be further supported by fostering an exceptional workforce, pursuing Nobel Prize-caliber breakthroughs, and strengthening strategic international collaborations.

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Dr. Al Fayyadh joined a panel discussion focusing on the evolving landscape of the healthcare sector and the positive outcomes of KFSH&RC’s ongoing transformation in patient care. He also addressed current challenges and anticipated future developments within the healthcare sector, emphasizing the profound impact of the hospital’s innovations on global healthcare advancement. Additionally, Dr. Al Fayyadh highlighted the effective role of the hospital’s transformative initiatives in aligning with the objectives of the Health Sector Transformation Program and Saudi Vision 2030.

KFSH&RC is recognized as one of the leading global institutions that provide specialized healthcare, drive innovation, and serve as an advanced medical research and education hub. It is dedicated to developing medical technologies and elevating healthcare standards worldwide, forging partnerships with leading local, regional, and international institutions to deliver world-class services in clinical, research, and educational domains.

For the second year running, KFSH&RC has retained its status as the leading institution in the Kingdom and ranks 20th globally among the top 250 academic medical centers worldwide. It is also recognized as the most valuable healthcare brand in the Kingdom and the Middle East in 2024, according to Brand Finance, and has been ranked among the world’s top 250 hospitals by Newsweek Magazine.

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About King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre:

King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre stands among the global leaders in providing specialized healthcare, driving innovation, and serving as an advanced medical research and education hub. Through strategic partnerships with prominent local, regional, and international institutions, the hospital is dedicated to advancing medical technologies and elevating healthcare standards worldwide.

The hospital has secured its position as the leading brand in the healthcare sector across the Kingdom and the Middle East, marking its second consecutive year as the most valuable healthcare brand. It ranks 9th within the Kingdom and 28th in the Middle East. The hospital distinguishes itself as the sole hospital globally to break into the top 10 brands in its country, as highlighted in two reports by “Brand Finance” on the 50 most valuable brands in Saudi Arabia and the 150 most valuable brands in the Middle East in 2024.

Due to the transformation programs and the Kingdom’s Vision 2030, launched by His Royal Highness the Crown Prince and Prime Minister – may God protect him – to enhance the Kingdom’s leadership in the global healthcare sector, KFSH&RC has emerged as a leading Academic Medical Centre in the Middle East and Africa. It maintained its 20th rank globally for the second consecutive year in 2024, according to “Brand Finance.” Additionally, it has been ranked among the top 250 hospitals globally in 2024 by the American magazine “Newsweek.”

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Dusty, warm weather forecast almost nationwide Saturday-JMD


Temperatures will drop on Saturday and the weather will be dusty and warm almost countrywide and hot in the Badia, Jordan Valley, Dead Sea and Aqaba regions, with a weak possibility of light showers in the morning hours in the Kingdom’s northern regions, Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD) said in its daily update.

According to the JMD report, Sunday will see another drop in mercury and the weather will be pleasant almost nationwide and relatively hot in the Jordan Valley, the Dead Sea, and Aqaba.

On Monday, temperatures will continue to drop and the weather will be fair and relatively hot in the Jordan Valley, the Dead Sea and Aqaba, with a weak possibility of light and scattered showers of rain in the Kingdom’s northern areas.

Also today, temperatures in the capital Amman will hit a high of 30 degrees Celsius, dropping to 13? at night, while the port city of Aqaba will hit a blazing 39? during the day, sliding to 24? during night hours.

Source: Jordan News Agency

The Intelligence Agency arrests a person accused of treacherously killing his colleague in Baghdad

The Federal Intelligence and Investigation Agency arrested an accused of treacherously killing his colleague in Baghdad.

The Agency stated in a statement: ‘Detachments of the Intelligence Agency responsible for combating terrorism in Baghdad/Al-Rusafa arrested an accused of treacherously killing his colleague and hiding his body in an abandoned building,’ noting: ‘The arrest came after intelligence and technical efforts by the agency’s detachments, where “The perpetrator has been located and arrested.”

It explained that his statements were confirmed initially and judicially, as he admitted to committing this heinous crime, and he was referred to the judicial authorities to receive his just punishment.

Source: National Iraqi News Agency

North Korea intends to deploy new missile launchers this year

The Korean Central News Agency announced on Saturday that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un supervised a live fire test of a ‘technologically modernized’ missile system.

This comes at a time when experts believe that the country that possesses nuclear weapons may be in the process of accelerating the testing and production of artillery and missiles before sending these weapons to Russia for use in the Ukraine war.

Pyongyang said in February that it had developed a new control system for 240 mm rocket launchers, which would lead to a ‘qualitative change’ in its defensive capabilities, and last month it conducted a test launch of new missiles.

The Korean Central News Agency reported on Saturday that the new launch system will be ‘deployed to units of the Korean People’s Army as alternative equipment (to others currently used) between 2024 and 2026.’

Source: National Iraqi News Agency

A journalist and his family killed in an Israeli bombing of the Gaza Strip

A Palestinian journalist and his family were martyred in an Israeli bombing that targeted several areas in the Gaza Strip.

The Palestinian News Agency “Wafa” reported: “The Palestinian journalist, Bahaa Okasha, his wife and his son were martyred in an Israeli bombing that targeted their house in the Jabalia camp, north of the Gaza Strip.”

Several people were also killed and others were injured in an Israeli bombing of the ‘Siyam’ family home in the Old City in central Gaza City.

Agency sources indicated that at least 10 people were killed and others were injured, including children, as a result of an Israeli bombing of a house belonging to ‘Al-Khatib’ family in the town of Al-Zawaida in the central Gaza Strip.

The Agency noted that “an Israeli raid targeted the north of the Nuseirat camp, and another targeted the town of Al-Zawaida in the central Gaza Strip.”

The center and east of the city of Rafah, south of the Gaza Strip, were also subjected to intense Israeli artillery shelling, while Israeli warplan
es launched a raid on Al-Geneina neighborhood, east of Rafah, according to the agency.

Source: National Iraqi News Agency

Her Highness Attends QF’s Annual Alumni Forum -1-

Qatar explored the role of emotional intelligence in social advocacy, while the Education Above All (EAA) Foundation hosted a workshop focusing on leadership and civic engagement during – and beyond – times of crisis. Through its participation in the Forum, EAA also managed the collection of donations for recipients of its scholarships in areas of conflict in the Middle East and North Africa region.

And QF alumni whose innovative projects, social initiative, and leadership qualities have contributed to positive social change showcased their work, and inspired others, in the Forum’s Impact Zone.

“In these very unique times, think about the fact that we can make a big difference making sure that we keep alive the vision of Qatar Foundation not only being a place that unlocks human potential, but being a place that really makes a transformation in our communities,” Francisco Marmolejo, President of Higher Education and Education Advisor, Qatar Foundation, told the Forum.

“One of the best legacies we can creat
e is to nurture not only the best professionals in their fields, but also the most committed citizens of our community.” Over 18,000 students have graduated from QF’s schools and universities, with their educational experience nurturing their sense of moral commitment and social responsibility and equipping them to be drivers of positive change, and the QF Alumni Program is open to all of them to join. With the aim of cultivating a global network of alumni connected by their shared journey at QF, it is intended to provide them with the opportunity to help fellow alumni achieve their goals and retain their links to each other and Qatar, including encouraging new alumni to remain in Qatar and support the nation’s development after they graduate.

The QF Alumni Office also advocates for policies that help graduates of QF’s education ecosystem contribute to Qatar’s journey, and builds relationships with public and private sector organizations.

Source: Qatar News Agency

Her Highness Attends QF’s Annual Alumni Forum

Doha: HH Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, Chairperson of Qatar Foundation, attended Qatar Foundation’s Annual Alumni Forum – as a new award celebrating graduates of the organization’s unique education ecosystem who drive positive change in their communities was announced.

Hundreds of alumni of Qatar Foundation’s (QF) schools, international partner universities, and Hamad Bin Khalifa University came together at the Forum to reconnect, build networks of knowledge and support, share their stories and journeys, and air their views on topics related to their careers with key national stakeholders.

Attended by HE Sheikha Hind bint Hamad Al-Thani, Vice Chairperson and CEO of Qatar Foundation, ministers, dignitaries, and leaders of industry and business, the 2024 edition of the Forum – which is part of the QF Alumni Program – was held around the theme of social responsibility and moral commitment, reflecting how civic duty and Islamic values are intertwined.

It also saw the launch of the QF Alumni Award, which will reco
gnize the contributions and achievements of QF graduates. The criteria for the award will be linked to each year’s Annual Alumni Forum theme, and in 2024-25 it will honor and celebrate alumni who have contributed to society through their dedication to social responsibility and civic engagement across four categories.

Her Highness Sheikha Moza said: “I am pleased to have attended the 2024 Qatar Foundation Annual Alumni Forum and was delighted to meet our graduates. Through their values, dedication, and social responsibility, they lead the way in changing the world for the better, making positive contributions to their communities.

“I am proud of them, their achievements, and all that they do to strengthen their ties with the Foundation. Our future is brighter with them.” Speaking at the Forum, HE Minister of Education and Higher Education Buthaina bint Ali Al Jabr Al Nuaimi said: “This is an opportunity to learn about the potential of young people and the impact they leave on society.

“The Ministry of Educa
tion and Higher Education is keen to instill the values of responsibility in society, and believes in the value of voluntary work, the impact of partnerships, and the importance of sharing inspiring experiences in schools to contribute to a positive impact being made on future generations of students.” HE Minister of Public Health Dr. Hanan Mohamed Al Kuwari told the audience: “The world is facing many global challenges, such as conflicts, epidemics, climate change, and non-communicable diseases, and confronting these challenges can only be achieved by instilling the spirit of social responsibility and community cohesion.

“Qatar has proven it is capable of facing these challenges, and has already made great progress in doing so through effective plans and programs within a health system that is among the best in the world.” The Forum also heard from Dr. Saif Ali Al-Hajari, CEO of Qatar CSR National Program and President of Mubadara for Social Impact. Meanwhile, in a panel discussion featuring three QF alumni
, Fatema Al Malki, an alumna of QF school Qatar Academy Doha (QAD) and QF partner university Georgetown University in Qatar, and program manager for nationwide reading program Qatar Reads, said: “The key to academic and professional excellence lies in investing in areas that you are skilled in and that bring tangible social impact.” She was joined by Haitham Al-Haidari – a serial entrepreneur and alumnus of QF partner university Texas A andM University at Qatar – and QAD alumnus Fahad Al Kaabi, an entrepreneur fostering inclusivity and empowerment through sports initiatives, who said: “Entering entrepreneurship should come with a strong desire to serve society – the goal should not be profit at the expense of social responsibility.” Three workshops took place during the Forum, with one seeing QF alumni guide their peers on how to advocate for social change through making persuasive arguments.

A session led by QF partner university Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar explored the role of emotional intelligence in so
cial advocacy, while the Education Above All (EAA) Foundation hosted a workshop focusing on leadership and civic engagement during – and beyond – times of crisis. Through its participation in the Forum, EAA also managed the collection of donations for recipients of its scholarships in areas of conflict in the Middle East and North Africa region. And QF alumni whose innovative projects, social initiative, and leadership qualities have contributed to positive social change showcased their work, and inspired others, in the Forum’s Impact Zone. “In these very unique times, think about the fact that we can make a big difference – making sure that we keep alive the vision of Qatar Foundation not only being a place that unlocks human potential, but being a place that really makes a transformation in our communities,” Francisco Marmolejo, President of Higher Education and Education Advisor, Qatar Foundation, told the Forum. “One of the best legacies we can create is to nurture not only the best professionals in their
fields, but also the most committed citizens of our community.” Over 18,000 students have graduated from QF’s schools and universities, with their educational experience nurturing their sense of moral commitment and social responsibility and equipping them to be drivers of positive change, and the QF Alumni Program is open to all of them to join. With the aim of cultivating a global network of alumni connected by their shared journey at QF, it is intended to provide them with the opportunity to help fellow alumni achieve their goals and retain their links to each other and Qatar, including encouraging new alumni to remain in Qatar and support the nation’s development after they graduate. The QF Alumni Office also advocates for policies that help graduates of QF’s education ecosystem contribute to Qatar’s journey, and builds relationships with public and private sector organizations.

Source: Qatar News Agency

Minister of State for International Cooperation: Women and Children of Palestine an Icon of Steadfastness and Strength in the World

Doha: HE Minister of State for International Cooperation at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Lolwah bint Rashid Al Khater participated in the “Women for Palestine” conference, which was held in Doha today, under the theme ‘Safety is my right’.

In a speech before the conference, Her Excellency affirmed that safety is a legitimate right for every human being, a right that religions have established and guaranteed by laws and regulations, adding that the message of the conference to the women and children of Palestine is that, with their patience, they have become an icon of steadfastness and strength in the entire world. Their patience and steadfastness led to a global awakening that extended from east to west, an awakening that goes beyond the boundaries of the Palestine question to a real accountability and a radical review of the prevailing Western civilizational model with all its concepts about freedom, equality, women’s liberation and progress, she said. “Therefore, women, men and children of Palestine,
we say that all of us and humanity owe you a lot.” Her Excellency said that there is much talk about the Palestinian woman, the Arab woman and the Muslim woman, but most of it is a talk in the name of women… a talk about women… and a talk commenting on the topic of women. So everyone tries to be women’s messenger and voice, but no one has appointed them as guardians of their issues and saviors of them from the darkness.

Addressing the participants of the conference, HE the Minister of State for International Cooperation highlighted the importance of such efforts, meetings and activities in which Arab and Muslim women speak for themselves, starting from a solid civilizational foundation that establishes an authentic intellectual approach. Finding such authentic, active and advocating voice that defends the nations issues in every field requires encouragement, knowledge acquisition, and daring to seek the right, Her Excellency said.

Her Excellency noted that Palestinian women inherited their courage, fait
h, strength and patience from the ancient history of their nation. They are female leaders and role models who were famous for their loyalty, strength of character, and solidity of stance, and who contributed, along with their brothers, to spreading the message and building the Arab and Islamic civilization.

The Nakba of 1948 and subsequent massacres and ethnic cleansing of the people of Palestine entrenched in the mind and conscience of Palestinian women all the meanings of steadfastness and resistance.

In the current aggression against Gaza, women’s steadfastness and patience are embodied in its greatest manifestations. This doctor, Amira Al Assouli – one of thousands of brave Palestinian women – defies death and the bullets of the Israeli occupation to save an injured young man in front of the gate of the Nasser Medical Complex.

HE the Minister of State for International Cooperation renewed the State of Qatar’s firm commitment to supporting the brotherly Palestinian people until they achieve all their l
egitimate rights, especially the right to self-determination and the establishment of their independent state with Al-Quds Al-Sharif as its capital, noting that Qatar is continuing its diplomatic and mediation efforts in order to stop the aggression and its disastrous effects.

HE Minister of State for International Cooperation at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Lolwah bint Rashid Al Khater said that one of the key tasks of the conference was to find ways and mechanisms at the humanitarian, legal, academic and media levels to stop genocide and protect civilians in Gaza, stressing that this issue requires urgent and multidisciplinary action to stop the serious human rights violations to which the people of Gaza are exposed, and to adopt plans to intensify media campaigns so that international public opinion can play its role in pressuring to stop the aggression, expressing confidence that the conference will come out with recommendations and other creative solutions to support the people of Palestine and the w
omen of Palestine.

Source: Qatar News Agency

Qatar Expresses Full Solidarity with Afghanistan in Facing Destruction Caused by Floods

Doha: The State of Qatar expressed its full solidarity with Afghanistan in face of the destruction caused by massive floods hitting the Baghlan province north of the country, which resulted in deaths and injuries.

In a statement on Saturday, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs stressed the State of Qatar’s firm support to Afghanistan and its brotherly people, and voiced its complete readiness to cooperate with the relevant authorities in Afghanistan to provide all means to help overcome crises.

The ministry expressed the State of Qatar’s condolences to the families of the victims, wishing the wounded a speedy recovery.

Source: Qatar News Agency

QRCS Launches 2nd Phase of Food Basket Project in Cooperation with Jordan’s JHCO and JNRCS

The Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) launched the 2nd phase of the food basket project, which delivers aid to the affected people in the Gaza Strip from Jordan by land.

The project is a collaboration between the QRCS and the Jordan Hashemite Charity Organization (JHCO), in coordination with the Jordan National Red Crescent Society (JNRCS).

HE Ambassador of the State of Qatar to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan Sheikh Saud bin Nasser bin Jassim Al-Thani participated in the inauguration of this phase, during which 24 trucks will transport about 12,000 food parcels from Jordan to the QRCS’s office in Gaza, which will then receive and distribute the food parcels to the affected families in displacement camps in several locations in the Strip.

Each parcel consists of food items sufficient for a family for one month, weighing approximately 30 kilograms each, including essential items such as rice, lentils, flour, oil, canned goods, among others.

HE Ambassador of the State of Qatar to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jo
rdan Sheikh Saud bin Nasser bin Jassim Al-Thani highlighted the significance of this project and the role of the entities involved, thanking Qatari humanitarian organizations operating in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan for their continuous relief projects to reach out to those affected. Moreover, His Excellency expressed gratitude to partners JHCO and JNRCS, and all those who facilitated the work of Qatari humanitarian organizations in serving the mutual interest of both sisterly countries and enhancing security and stability in the region and the world.

Director of Relief and International Development Division at QRCS Mohamed Salah Ibrahim commended QRCS’s strong relationship with JHCO and JNRCS, facilitating the implementation of this project to help the affected people in Gaza.

Ibrahim noted that this project is only one of many projects being implemented since the start of the war on the Gaza Strip, delivering thousands of tons of food, medicine, water, and essential supplies in order to alleviate the
suffering of the people in the Strip.

In turn, Secretary-General of JHCO Hussein Shibli stated that relations with QRCS have developed over the years, which resulted in the launch of many joint food and relief projects, including this current cooperation, which comes in the context of constantly enhancing partnerships and cooperation with various humanitarian entities to achieve the ultimate goal of delivering aid and standing by the people in Gaza.

QRCS and JHCO had launched the 1st phase of this project on the second day of Eid Al Fitr, during which they distributed 3,296 food parcels to beneficiaries in Rafah and Deir Al Balah via QRCS’s Gaza office and its partners.

The total volume of parcels to be distributed is 23,500 the equivalent of 700 tons of food.

Source: Qatar News Agency

Ministry of Justice Takes Part in 33rd Doha International Book Fair

Doha: The Ministry of Justice is taking part in the 33rd session of the Doha International Book Fair (DIBF), which is being held from May 9 to 18 at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Center, under the theme “Knowledge Builds Civilizations.” Through its pavilion at the DIBF, a range of legal publications and means of legal awareness for various categories of the public, including children, are displayed along with legal awareness booklets for young people, the Ministry stated in a statement today.

It explained that its DIBF’s pavilion presents issues of the official gazette, the legal and judicial journal, a series of publications on legal guidelines and the latest legal legislation.

The General Secretariat of the Council of Ministers is participating within the Ministry’s pavilion with its latest publications related to the book of internal achievements of the State, the Ministry of Justice added in the statement.

The Ministry of Justice pavilion showcases, for the first time, a visual presentation on th
e development of the Ministry, which includes a tribute to Their Excellencies the former ministers and highlights their services and efforts provided to the country by developing the performance of the Ministry of Justice and organizing its administrative structure in a way that achieves the aspirations of the wise leadership towards developing and modernizing the legal sector in the country and consolidating timely justice.

HE Minister of Justice and Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs Ibrahim bin Ali Al Mohannadi thanked those organizing the DIBF and praised the development and organization of the exhibition that reflects the cultural leadership role of the State of Qatar.

His Excellency appreciated the large participation of libraries and publishing houses in the DIBF and the cultural incubator that the fair provides for Qatari writers and intellectuals to display their latest publications, introduce the public in the State of Qatar and beyond to the Qatari cultural production, and exchange experiences
with the qualitative attendance of the DIBF from various participating countries, noting that the Ministry of Justice pavilion welcomes visitors to the DIBF to learn about the Qatari legal experience through the publications displayed in the pavilion as well as to support legal awareness efforts through the presentations and explanations that will be provided by those in charge of the Ministry’s pavilion.

Source: Qatar News Agency

Ministry of Education and Higher Education Concludes Activities of Scientific Training Camp

Doha: The Ministry of Education and Higher Education concluded the activities of the Scientific Training Camp (STEMFD), which was organized, in cooperation with the management of Qatar Technical Secondary School for Girls, and continued for 12 days.

The Science Training Camp aimed at providing a distinctive educational experience in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics through the implementation of a set of academic projects that enhance the skills of the twenty-first century, achieve Qatar Vision 2030, and contribute to providing comprehensive experiences to enable students to search for solutions to real-life problems, thus contributing to achieving the sustainable development goals.

Executive Director of the project Lamia Al Hayki pointed out that 44 students from 12 preparatory and secondary schools, of which 5 for boys and 7 for girls, participated in the camp. They were selected according to the geographical scope of the camp’s headquarters.

Assistant Undersecretary for Ed
ucational Affairs Maha Zayed Al Ruwaili and Director of the Curriculum and Learning Resources Department (National Project Leader) at the Ministry of Education and Higher Education Sarah Al Shraim paid a visit to the camp, during which they praised students’ projects to find appropriate solutions to the challenges facing farmers in the State of Qatar using various tools and means that encompass the six areas of the camp, namely science, technology, engineering, mathematics and financial and digital knowledge (STEMFD).

The activities of the camp included the implementation of practical experiments on how to invest solar energy to generate electrical energy, followed by a field trip to one of the farms “Eden Farm,” to implement the practical application of what was studied theoretically in addition to identifying the challenges of agriculture in the State of Qatar and ways to overcome them at present, and the implementation of practical experiments to study soil characteristics, as well as training students on
sustainable development goals and employing artificial intelligence tools to search for future solutions to the agricultural problems of in Qatar.

The camp also included training students in green business planning and management skills, teaching them the steps to establish leading companies, training them on water properties, and specifying arable water. A scientist from Qatar Environment and Energy Research Institute at Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU) held a lecture on water resources in Qatar.

Source: Qatar News Agency