Riyadh, Asharq Al-Awsat – A group of female lecturers from the King Abdulaziz University in Jeddah praised the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz for the appreciation he expressed towards the role of Saudi women, and for his political realization of the importance of the role women play in pushing forward the wheel of development in the country.
This praise from the Saudi lecturers came after three faculty members from the King Abdulaziz University took part in the 8th National Meeting for Intellectual Dialogue that was held under the title of ‘Health Services: A Dialogue Between Society and the Health Institutions’ in Jazan recently. Over 70 male and female participants took part in the meeting including head of the Sheikh Mohammed Hussain al Amoudi Centre of Excellence for Breast Cancer, Dr. Samia al Amoudi, cosmetic surgery consultant Dr. Nadia Bandaqji, and cancer researcher Dr. Faten Khorshid.
The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz accompanied by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense and Aviation and Inspector General of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Crown Prince Sultan Bin Abdulaziz, met with participants of the national dialogue sessions as they spoke to the King about the results. The female participants took part in a separate meeting with the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques.
Regarding the meeting, Dr. Samia al Amoudi stated that King Abdullah was making history by consolidating the role of women and expressing appreciation for the role women play and that the world realizes that the leaders are writing history through the dialogue in which women took part in order to push on with development for the sake of the nation.