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Saudi Arabia and South Korea sign agreement on developing statistical work in two countries

Statistics authorities of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Republic
of Korea today signed a joint working agreement dealing with ways of
developing statistical aspects according to a memorandum of
understanding the two sides have signed in Seoul last year and was later
endorsed by the higher authorities in the two countries.

Dr. Fahd bin Sulaiman Al-Tikhaifi, President of Statistics
authority, signed on behalf of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia while
Sangwook Choi, Deputy Commissioner for Statistics of Korea, signed for
his country.

Following the signing ceremony, Tayseer Al-Mufarraj, official
spokesman of the Saudi Statistic authority, said that his organization
has since long adopted benefiting from the international experience in
the field, citing that the Saudi statistics authority is following a
strategy of three-pronged dimensions: statistical, disseminational and

He said the agreement with the Korean side covered ways of sharing experience and exchange of knowledge and information.

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