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China to establish Chinese language department at King Saud University

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BEIJING: China will help King Saud University (KSU), the most prestigious university in Saudi Arabia, to build a Chinese language department, with establishing a Confucius Institute in the university in a further plan to be discussed, a move that will contribute to the cultural communication between China and Saudi Arabia.
The announcement came after KSU President Badran Al-Omar signed an agreement for the provision of Chinese language instructors with Ma Jianfei, deputy chief executive of Confucius Institute Headquarters here, Global Times reported Tuesday.
As the oldest and most prestigious university in Saudi Arabia, KSU is the first university in Saudi Arabia to offer Chinese language courses. The school opened Chinese language courses in 2010 and has trained 35 students.
The university is preparing to build a Chinese language department with help from two to four teachers sent by the Confucius Institute Headquarters.
Saudi Arabia and China agreed to include the Chinese language in the curriculum in Saudi schools and universities during the visit of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud to Beijing in February.
There are 548 Confucius Institutes in 154 countries and regions, including Lebanon, Dubai, and Turkey in the Middle East.

 

 

 

 

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World Memory Sports UK: Pak Team Wins Big in its Debut Performance

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LONDON: Students of Institute of Human Memory Development took part in 2019 U.K. Open Championships organized by World Memory Sports Council here.

Students were trained by the Institute of Human Memory Development (www.ihmd.co) and the entire trip was sponsored by Consultants for Our Future World (Pvt) Ltd. (www.cofw.co)

Three Championships that were held back-to-back in London, were the Speed-Reading Championship, Mind Mapping Championship, and the Memory Championship.

The Pakistan Team was amongst competitors from 13 countries (Pakistan, China, India, Russian, England, Wales, Austria, Slovenia, Italy, Spain, Germany, Turkey & Australia). With the best competing against each other, Pakistan was able to bring back home 3 Gold, 1 Silver, and 1 Bronze Medals. A proud moment of celebration as Pakistan was represented on an international platform.

The Winners:

Sania Alam – Promoted to Level 3 Arbiter

By Guild of Mind Sports Arbiters (GOMSA)

Kisa Zehra – Gold Position

2019 UK Open Speed-Reading Champion

Nabeel Hasan – Gold Position

2019 UK Open Junior Memory Champion

Kisa Zehra – Gold Medal – Names & Faces Discipline

2019 UK Open Memory Championship

Kisa Zehra – Silver Medal Position

2019 UK Open Mind Mapping Championship

Nabeel Hasan – Bronze Medal Position

2019 UK Open Mind Mapping Championship

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UNDP extends assistance to PM’s Kamyab Jawan Programme

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ISLAMABAD: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has extended its assistance to Prime Minister’s Kamyab Jawan Programme in order to ensure socio-economic development of youth.

According to an official, UNDP would launch various initiatives under Prime Minister’s Kamyab Jawan Programme from talent exploration to multiple employment opportunities that would not only improve economic condition of the unemployed potential young generation of the country but also help enhancing their professional skills.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Sindh University to conduct Bi-annual Exams

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HYDERABAD, Jun 10 (APP): The Controller of Annual Examinations University of Sindh, Jamshoro Ghulam Murtaza Siyal Monday announced that the third professional (4th year) and final professional M.B.B.S Bi-Annual Examinations 2018 will commence from 17th June 2019, at the concerned affiliated private medical colleges.

According to the announcement, the controller informed that the first paper of 3rd professional M.B.B.S i.e. Special Pathology will be held on 17th June 2019. Thus the papers of Community Medicine, ENT, and Eye (Ophthalmology) will be taken on  18, 19 and 20th June respectively.

The papers of final professional M.B.B.S will commence also from June 17 as the first paper of Medicine-I will be held. Thus the other papers including Medicine-II, Surgery-I, Surgery-II, Gynecology, Obstetrics, and Pediatrics will be taken on 18, 19, 20, 21, 24 and 25th June 2019 respectively.

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