SAUDI ARABIA: Finnish deal boosts higher education

Saudi Arabia and Finland have signed a memorandum of understanding for cooperation in the field of higher education that will boost partnerships between Saudi and Finnish institutions, writes Ghazanfar Ali Khan for Arab News.

The agreement will also provide opportunities for Saudi students to pursue higher studies in Finland, which has topped lists of global rankings in terms of quality of education.

"The agreement was signed by Minister of Higher Education Khaled Al-Anqari and Finland's Minister of Education Henna Virkkunen in Helsinki," said Mikko Potsonen, deputy chief at Finland's mission in Riyadh on Thursday.
Full report on the Arab News site