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On behalf of His Excellency Rector Abdullah Al-Othman, His Excellency Prof. Ali Al-Ghamdi,  received last Monday Finnish Ambassador in Riyadh, the Ambassadors of Finland in Abu Dhabi, Damascus, Tehran, and Cairo, and a delegation from the University of Helsinki, Finland.

The delegation included Professor Jakko Hamin, president of the Constitutional Council of Fainch Institute in the Middle East and Professor of Arabic and Islamic Studies at the University of Helsinki, and Mr. Maykko Twivenon, director of Helsinki area for education and research, and Dr. Raja Matilla, director of Finnish Institute in Damascus and the delegation accompanying them.

The meeting discussed a number of issues related to joint research cooperation between the University of Helsinki and King Saud University, and ways of developing academic links between Finnish universities and King Saud University that would serve mutual benefits of both parties.