King Khalid University
King Khalid University Rector, His Excellency Prof. Falleh Al-Solamy, hosted the 16th annual GCC university admissions directors meeting on Wednesday at Abha Palace Hotel. The Deanship of Admissions and Registration organized the event. The purpose of the meeting is for admissions professionals in the Kingdom to share information and ideas on ways to further improve operational performance.
After welcoming the participants and guests, His Excellency Rector Al-Solamy thanked the Secretariat Committee of Directors of Universities and Institutions of Higher Education in GCC Countries for sponsoring the annual meeting. He also thanked the King Khalid University Deanship of Admissions and Registration for their hard work in handling the logistics.
Secretary of the Directors of Admissions of Universities and Institutions of Higher Education in the GCC Countries, Dr. Wasselallah Abdullah Al-Sawat, thanked the Rector for hosting the meeting. He also noted that the annual event plays an important role in improving the admissions and registrations efforts of each participating institution.
Dean Algarni: This annual meeting supports the development and growth of admissions and registration deanships in the region.
In his opening remarks, Dean of Admissions and Registration at King Khalid University, Dr. Abdulmohsen Algarni, welcomed the participants and thanked the Rector for his continued support and patronage of the department. Dr. Algarni also thanked the Secretary and the members of the GCC committee, noting that 'The annual directors meeting supports the development of admissions and registration deanships throughout the Kingdom. This allows institutions to better serve the students, faculty and communities'.
At the conclusion of the opening ceremony, His Excellency Rector Al-Solamy honored the organizers and participants of the meeting.
On behalf of the entire community, King Khalid University pays tribute to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and HRH Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, on this sacred occasion of the arrival of Ramadan. The university also offers the kindest of salutations to the entire Kingdom, other Islamic nations and Muslims throughout the world.
May God Almighty grant each of the faithful the blessings of peace, happiness and safety during this holy season and throughout the year. May the merciful God Almighty absolve every one of their sins, and inspire all to think and act in accordance with God's mandates at all times. May God Almighty accept our sacrifice of fasting, and recognize each of us for the good deeds accomplished in the preceding year.
In this holy season, we reflect upon and remain in eternal gratitude for all of the blessings conferred upon us. We are thankful for our families, friends and communities. We are thankful to our national leadership for wise guidance, security, and prosperity. We also thank God Almighty for all of His blessings upon this earth and His giving us strength in times of hardship or tribulation.
King Khalid University Rector, His Excellency Prof. Falleh Al-Solamy, led the ceremony inaugurating the iT Data Center at the university main campus at Greger. A number of Vice Rectors, Deans and faculty members attended at the ceremony.
Rector Al-Solamy: 'We are grateful for the iT Department's timely and high-quality services. The department's prowess is a reflection of the university's commitment to technological innovation and digital transformation'.
The event began with introductions of the iT staff, followed by a tour of the iT Administration facilities. The Rector commended the iT Department for its outstanding work. 'We are grateful for the iT Department's timely and high- quality services. The department's prowess is a reflection on the university's commitment to technological innovation and digital transformation' he said.
CIO Salem Alelyani thanked the Rector for his continuing support of the department. He also thanked his staff for their hard work. CIO Alelyani explained that data services play an important role in ensuring a high level of quality and efficiency in any large institution's operational and administrative functions. He further noted that the university data center seeks certification for 'International Tier 3 Status' which will give the university recognition for world-class data management capabilities.
At the conclusion of the ceremony, the Rector thanked the Data Center staff and the iT Administration for their hard work and excellent results.