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Information note 39: Saudi Arabia update

20 June 2016

Info note front coverThis note draws together recent developments in Saudi Arabia including the recent change of leadership in the Ministry of Education, ongoing changes to the administration of Saudi national scholarship funds, the outcomes of the recent budget statement, and the publication of the Saudi Arabia - 'Vision 2030' and the National Development Programme 2020.​


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