(MENAFN - Arab News) The UK-Saudi Arabian Cultural Mission Career Day will be held in London on March 19-20 in conjunction with the graduation ceremony of the second group of students on the scholarship program of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah.
Ghazi Abdul Wahid Makki, cultural attach at the Saudi Embassy in London, headed a meeting during which the graduation ceremony was finalized, said chairman of the career Day & Graduation Ceremony Preparatory Committee Mohammed Saeed Al-Ahmadi during a press conference yesterday at a local hotel here.
The Career Day will be held under the auspices of Prince Mohammed bin Nawaf, the Saudi Arabian ambassador to UK, and Minister of Education Khalid Al-Anqari.
A total of 4,541 students will graduate in different specializations and grades: 700 will receive their doctoral degrees, 3,113 their Master's and 738 their Bachelor's.
The total number of students on scholarships touches 17,561. Of this, 16,123 are studying in the United Kingdom and 1,438 in Ireland.
Tariq Al-Kahily, founder of Oil Well 7 Co. Ltd., said during the press conference: "Recruiting Saudis who finished their education on a scholarship is the fastest and easiest solution to achieve Saudization without compromising efficiency."
The graduates are qualified as per international job market standards and various specializations, he added.
Oil Well 7 Co. Ltd. is known for its recruitment services of Saudi scholars for employment.
Al-Kahily thanked the Saudi cultural mission in the UK for its efforts in finding job opportunities for young male and female graduates of scholarship programs.
Also attending the press conference was Nashmi Al-Inizi, PR director at Imam Mohamed bin Saud Islamic University; Fahd Al-Jarbou, CEO of Al-Tayyar Group; Khaled Marghalani, spokesman at the Saudi Ministry of Health; and Ahmed Al Othaimeen, human resources director at Samba Financial Group.