Al-Saeed Foundation launches 2007 activities [Archives:2007/1018/Local News]

January 22 2007

TAIZ, Jan. 21 ) Al-Saeed Foundation for Science and Culture launched its 2007 activities last Thursday with a painting exhibition and a lecture about scientific research.

The launch is timed with the 10th anniversary of the foundation and the Hajj Hayel Sa'eed Anam's prize for science and literature.

Shawki Ahmed Hayel, a board of directors member, delivered a speech in which he expressed his happiness over this exceptional program which includes unprecedented activities.

He further noted this year will witness an inauguration of new departments and activities such as the metallic coins department – documenting Yemeni coins throughout history. He also pointed out the role the foundation plays to enrich the innovative, scientific and cultural movement.

Faisal Sa'eed Fara'e, the foundation's general manager, reviewed the details of the annual program for 2007. He also presented the activities of Al-Saeed forum for the period January – June 2006, which include 11 lectures ranging from scientific research, cultural development, geography, anthropology, Islamic sciences and history.