The U.S.-Saudi Business Opportunities Forum was held in Los Angeles between September 16-18 under the patronage of the Saudi Ministry of Commerce and organized by the Riyadh-based Committee for International Trade (CIT), the U.S.-Saudi Arabian Business Council and the Saudi-U.S. Trade Group (SU.S.TG). The Forum, which aimed to boost U.S.-Saudi commercial and international relations, attracted about 1,200 attendees including over 250 business people and officials from Saudi Arabia.
Let’s hit the books
The Saudi government has allocated a large budget to education. However, the issue is not only about the resources available, it is about the need for better strategies and better qualified teachers to implement our ambitious educational reforms.Samar Fatany
Carla Sanger, President and Chief Executive Officer of LA’s BEST (Better Educated Students for Tomorrow), presented her expert advice on after-school classes that should be encouraged to give children more confidence and build their character. The academic expert highlighted the importance of extracurricular classes that enrich the creativity and innovative skills of children.