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As part of the events of the Saudi Canadian Educational Partnership Forum, a high-level Canadian delegation visited the Obesity Research Center  at King Saud University. 

This visit is aimed at keeping abreast of the latest developments in obesity research, exploring ways of cooperating and sharing experiences between the Centre and Canadian universities and research centres.

The Canadian delegation was received by H.E. Dr. Asim Ben Abdulaziz Al fadda, Director of the Obesity Research Center.

The delegation conducted an induction tour throughout the Centre and research laboratories.

The delegation heard a detailed explanation from researchers at the Centre on the various research projects under way, aimed at understanding the causes and remedies of obesity.

The Canadian delegation also discussed with their counterparts at the Obesity Research Center ways to enhance research cooperation between the two sides.

The members of the Canadian delegation were very impressed by the advanced potential they had seen at the Obesity Research Center and stressed their desire to strengthen cooperation with the Centre in various areas.