Riyadh, Dec 22, 2023, The Governing Board of the Global Research Council made a historic decision by approving the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia as the main host for its 2025 annual meeting, scheduled to take place in Riyadh. The Republic of Türkiye will join as a host partner, marking a collaborative effort to bring together global leaders in research and innovation.
This significant milestone will mark the first time that the Global Research Council meeting is held in the Middle East and North Africa region since its establishment in 2012. The decision underscores the Kingdom's pioneering role in research, innovation, and development on both regional and global scales. This initiative aligns seamlessly with the objectives outlined in Saudi Vision 2030, emphasizing the commitment to advancing research and development under the support of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, and His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Crown Prince, and Prime Minister.
The Kingdom's bid to host the meeting was distinguished by its comprehensive inclusion of topics aligned with global research trends and subjects, as well as the overarching goals of Saudi Vision 2030. This upcoming event not only signifies a recognition of Saudi Arabia's leadership in research but also presents an opportunity for global collaboration and knowledge exchange in the pursuit of advancing science and innovation. The hosting of such a prestigious gathering in Riyadh further reinforces the Kingdom's commitment to being a hub for research excellence and a key player in shaping the future of global scientific endeavors.