The Embassy and cultural attaché in Tunisia participate in the1st Conference of the Arabian Journal of Geosciences

12 نوفمبر 2018


The cultural attaché participated in the activities of the first international conference of the Arab Journal of Geosciences, King Saud University, organized by the Saudi Society for Earth Sciences in cooperation with the Springer International publisher, in Hammamet, Tunisia, 12-15 / 11/2018, in coordination with the tenth anniversary of its publication. With the participation of more than 1000 researchers worldwide, representing 70 countries, including about 30 researchers from the Kingdom, in the presence of diplomatic figures, including the Ambassador of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques in Tunisia Mr. Mohammed bin Mahmoud Al Ali and heads of offices in the embassy and a number of academics in the field of .

The President of the Saudi Society for Earth Sciences, the editor of the Arab Journal of Geological Sciences, Dr. Abdullah bin Mohammed Al-Omari, stressed in his opening speech the importance of the conference and its topics, notably the study of geological sciences at different educational levels and the study of new geological, geological and geophysical information systems.
The conference will discuss several topics including climate change and environmental changes, geographic information systems, geodesy, geological and geological engineering, geophysics and geotechnics, geophysics and seismology, hydrology and hydrochemistry, metallurgy, geochemistry, petrology and volcanoes.

On the sidelines of the conference, there will be an exhibition, workshops and specialized training courses, as well as three field trips on the tectonic history of the desert area in southern Tunisia, the geology and geography of northern Tunisia, and the belt systems in North Africa. The cultural attaché, Dr. Mohammed Bin Mudhi Al-Tom, stressed that such conferences will enrich cultural relations and strengthen efforts to build bridges of scientific cooperation and knowledge communication.