(MENAFN - Arab News) The Minister of Higher Education Khalid bin Mohammed Al-Angari has appointed Khalid bin Salim Aldonyawi to the position of dean at the College of Sharia & Islamic Studies at Imam Muhammad bin Saud Islamic University (IMSIU) in Al-Ahsa. The appointment is for two years beginning Nov. 4.
Aldonyawi was working as assistant professor at the department of Arabic Language Faculty of Sharia & Islamic Studies in Al-Ahsa, according to a statement. He was congratulated by the IMSIU's Rector Suleiman bin Abdullah Abal-Khail on his appointment and the trust bestowed on him by the ministry. Abal-Khail offered Aldonyawi advice to fear God, perform his duties in accordance with the university's educational policy and work to achieve its objectives based on tasks entrusted to him.
Meanwhile, Abal-Khail is also sending the Vice President for Higher Studies & Scientific Research, Abdullah bin Hamad Al-Khalaf, to the United State of America to attend the West Lakes Division Meeting of the Association of American Geographers to be held at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, Illinois.