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The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia gave emphasis to education as a basis to improving the lives of people, said the Kingdom’s permanent delegation to United Nations Abdullah bin Mohammed Al-Ghunaim on Wednesday.

In his speech, Ghunaim said that Saudi Arabia pays great attention to education and the provision of good quality of education for all as a basis for improving people’s lives and achieving sustainable development.

Ghunaim relayed the Kingdom’s speech before the Second Committee of the General Assembly of the United Nations at the 72nd session on education for sustainable development, said the Saudi state-owned news agency SPA.

On that note, in a statement published on SPA, the kingdom affirmed its keenness to preserve the rights of children, regardless of sex or race even before their birth, in addition to preserving their rights to life, protection, education, health and health.

The statement stressed that this attention and care for the rights of the child is not limited only to Saudi children, but through several projects and donations to children around the world, including Syrian, Palestinian and Yemeni children.

This came in the Kingdom’s speech Tuesday yesterday on article 68th of the promotion and protection of the rights of children within the work of Social, Human and Cultural Committee at the 72nd session of the UN General Assembly, delivered by the Second Secretary of the Permanent Delegation of the Kingdom to the United Nations, Taghreed Bint Fahd Al-Dulaim.