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Cultural Attaché


Dr. Abdulaziz BinTaleb is a faculty member at College of Education, King Saud University in Riyadh. In 2005, he received a Ph.D. from The University of Texas at Austin, USA. For two years (2007-2008), he had worked as an advisor with the Ministry of Higher Education. In October 2008, Dr. Bin Taleb was appointed to work at the Saudi Arabian Cultural Mission (SACM) in Australia, where he first held the position of Academic Director for Victoria. After two years, he worked as a Deputy Attaché for academic affairs. In September 2012, Dr. Bin Taleb was commissioned as the Saudi Cultural Attaché in Australia.

During his commission, SACM implemented significant development programs and quality assurance initiatives, including the orientation, evaluation and communication enhancement initiatives. This is in addition to promoting SACM’s cultural role. Beside his managerial role, Dr. BinTaleb authored the book “Studying Abroad” (published 2007) – a reference book for students and concerned parties – and the book “The Upcoming Oil” (published 2013) – a book highlighting the issue of investment in higher education and scholarship. He also supervised development, publishing and translation of 15 publications of SACM.