Saudi students abroad get 10% stipend raise

RIYADH: Minister of Education Dr. Ahmed Al-Issa congratulated Saudi scholarship students for being included in a royal decree which provided them a one-year 10 percent stipend increase.

Al-Issa stressed that the ministry is working on accomplishing procedures related to this royal decree to be included in the students’ stipends.

He also said that “the ministry is coordinating with the concerned authorities in the cultural attaches abroad to expedite the completion of the royal order.”

The minister added: “This generous gesture from King Salman to male and female students reflects the leadership’s care for them. It is a catalyst for them to complete their educational efforts and realize their aspirations and enjoy the state’s capabilities to contribute to building a generation capable of facing challenges and taking part in the development and building of their state.”

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Source Credit: Arab News

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