Fourth Meeting of KAU International Advisory Board held at IE University
fourth meeting of the International Advisory Board of King Abdulaziz
University was held, October 13-14, at IE University, Madrid, Spain.
The meeting was chaired by KAU President, HE Prof Osama S. Tayyeb.
In addition to Prof Adnan H. Zahed, KAU Vice President for
Graduate Studies and Scientific Research and the Board's Secretary, and
Dr Ahmed Nagadi, KAU Vice President for Business and Knowledge
Creativity, the meeting was also attended by an assortment of prominent
international experts known for their achievements and contribution in
A welcoming speech was given by Prof Tayyeb, followed by a
presentation by Dr Nagadi on the strategies and projects recommended by
the memebrs of the Board in its previous meeting.
A number of recommendations were put forward at the end of the meeting.
The Board is meant to enhance the University’s international
status and presence through achievements, particularly in the areas of
research and innovation.
Its formation is within KAU's efforts to establish itself
as a world-class institution by drawing on the expertise, views and
advice of international academics, intellectuals and professionals who
have achieved distinction and prominence in higher education, science,
research and private enterprise.