Education in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia had a very powerful start. The competent officials, led by Prince Fahd Ibn Abdel Aziz, always bore in mind the need to overcome difficulties and obstacles in order to attain the noble goals set by King Saud. Perhaps the most conspicuous of these obstacles an...Read more
“As for education, we have planned a long term strategy and started by opening King Saud University, and ordered the opening of female schools throughout the country, based on Islamic teachings, which encouraged parents to enroll their daughters in large numbers. Technical schools were also inaugurated to prepare our youth to become a work force and help in the industrial and agricultural development of our society.”
Part of King Saud seventh speech to his nation in memory of his ascendance to the throne.