University Launches Sixth Educational Awareness Program in Belasmer

King Khalid University, Media Center

Earlier today, on behalf of His Royal Highness Prince Faisal bin Khalid bin Abdulaziz, the Rector of King Khalid University, Dr. Faleh Bin Raja Allah Al-Solamy, inaugurated the Sixth Health Awareness and Educational Program in Belasmer.

In his speech at the opening ceremony, Rector Al-Solamy expressed sincere thanks to His Royal Highness the Governor of the region for his patronage, avid interest, and generous support of this program. Rector Al-Solamy further stressed that the university would not delay in providing its services to the community. Finally, he thanked all the employees of the university who are working on the success of the program.

Al-Solamy confirmed that the program had achieved great success in previous years as a result of close coordination with the Emirate of the Asir, colleges, and deanships of the university. In support and recognition of the event, Al-Solamy noted the program for this year comes with many improvements, and it will be held from 5 Jumada II until the 19th of Rajab this year. This year, the program includes consultative visits from the College of Medicine.  

Rector Al-Solamy added that the program aims to reach the largest segment of society in those provinces, detailing that there will be a final week in the province of Belasmer. Al-Solamy also thanked all participants in the health program, which he promised would continue in the coming years.

In his speech, the University Vice-President for Academic Development and Quality, Dr. Merzin Al-Shahrani,  said, "The program comes as a recognition of the university to provide distinguished services to all individuals and institutions in the Asir region.  It is in line with the vision and mission of the University, which is based on three axes: education, research, and community service."

Al-Shahrani emphasized that the program includes specialized medical and therapeutic convoys, in addition to education and awareness activities for which the university will harness all its capabilities and staff. 48 lectures in number will be held in the faculties of boys and girls, 29 in government departments, 24 sermons, 10 lectures on women's Quran memorization, and 30 lectures in mosques.