(MENAFN - Jordan News Agency) Dead Sea, Nov. 10 (Petra) -- The World Science Forum 2017, which was attended by more than 3,000 science leaders from more than 120 countries, concluded at the Dead Sea shores on Friday evening.
During the closing ceremony, HRH Prince Hassan bin Talal, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Royal Scientific Society, highlighted the importance of the forum in exchanging research and studies among scientists in the region and worldwide.
He called for employing science for peace and social security and in addressing various global issues, underscoring the importance of developing knowledge while preserving values and priorities.
He pointed out the need to bridge the gap between education and society and achieve social justice. The Prince also stressed the importance of supporting youths and promote their capacity, noting Jordan's ability to shoulder the burden of refugees from a large number of countries in the region. He said that Jordan was able to overcome problems and crises in the region.
HRH Princess Sumaya Bint Al Hassan, President of the forum, said the event called for the need for sustainable management of natural resources to avoid conflicts and promote peaceful development. The forum released a statement calling for the need to maintain scientific capacity as the key to peace and sustainable development.
Princess Sumaya also announced the launch of a regional forum for science in the Arab region, stressing the importance of such regional initiatives aimed at enhancing cohesion within the scientific communities and building partnerships among them.
10/11/2017 - 09:41:34 PM
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