Dr. Abdulaziz BinTaleb, the Saudi Cultural Attaché to Australia, met in his office in Canberra on Wednesday 19th of August, 2015 a delegation from the Shura Council of Saudi Arabia (Parliament). The delegation’s official visit to Australia aimed at boosting bilateral relationships between the Shura Council and the Australian Parliament and Senate. The delegation included council members: Dr. Sultan H. Alsultan, Dr. Abdulrahman A. Heijan and Dr. Elham M. Hassanain.

The Cultural Attaché welcomed the delegation and toured with them throughout SACM’s departments, explaining the role of each department and highlighting SACM’s contribution to enriching cultural and scientific exchange between Saudi Arabia and Australia. The delegation was also briefed about the services and support SACM provides to Saudi students in Australia, and SACM’s initiatives and development programs.

Dr. Waleed Ghandoura, Deputy Cultural Attaché for Academic Affairs; Dr. Abbas Brashi, Deputy Cultural Attaché for Cultural & Social Affairs and Mr. Bassam Al-Mohaimeed, Director of Public Relations, have accompanied the Cultural Attaché in welcoming the delegation.