KAUST & DIO unite to advance education and talent in Saudi Arabia

By Shilpa Annie Joseph, Official Reporter
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Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Distinctive Initiative Organization (DIO) in order to establish a partnership that will serve the strategic interests of the Kingdom through advancing education and talent.

The agreement emerged as a result of the collaborative efforts of KAUST Strategic National Advancement and DIO to support the national priorities of Saudi Arabia, according to the statement.

The parties intend to collaborate on enhancing educational initiatives and teaching methods in order to produce highly educated and long-lasting local talent.

During her welcoming remarks, Dr. Najah Ashry, Senior Associate to the President & VP of Strategic National Advancement said that, “The Distinctive Initiative Organization shares our transformational mission of investing in people and talent. The DIO fosters positive change and creates motivational environments while stimulating creativity and innovation by creating high-quality community initiatives. We are confident that our collaboration will influence and impact educators and students for decades to come.”

Under this agreement, the parties have a common desire to establish a relationship aimed at serving their strategic interests through training, educational programs, talent development, and capacity building in alignment with the directions of the Kingdom.

“I would like to express that we are very excited and happy to see KAUST joining hands with us and our Partners and Supporters to show our gratitude to our Teachers and helping them to become better teachers and leaders in their field, which will reflect on our youth and future generation and society,” commented Mr. Osama Abdullah Al-Khereiji, Vice-Chairman of the Board Directors at DIO.

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