First: Recommendations of the General Assemblies of the Saudi Geographical Society:

 

Recommendations of the First General Assembly (held on 28/3/1440 H at King Saud University):

1. Approval of the administrative report of the Association.
2. Discharge of the Foundation Committee.

3 – The formation of a board of directors of the Saudi Geographical Society in accordance with the new regulation approved by the Scientific Council at King Saud University in its session No. 11 and the date 28/5/1403 e.

4 – work on the amendment of the Constitution of the Assembly especially Articles 8, 10, 15.

 

Recommendations of the Second General Assembly (held on 27/5/1406 H at King Saud University):
1 – Approval of the administrative report for the year 1405/1406 e.
2. Approval of the financial report of the Society for the year 1405 AH.

3. Approval of the amended structure of the general framework The basic regulations of the Saudi Geographical Society in accordance with the amendments added by the participants.

4. Approval of the general structure of the geographical book.

5. Approval of the general structure of the journal to be issued by the Saudi Geographical Society.

6 – Supporting the special capabilities of the Association and the need to find ways to achieve its independence.

7. Approve the work plan for 1406 / 1407H, authorize the Board of Directors to implement the plan within the framework of a system of priorities for what can be implemented according to the available means, and the formation of specialized task forces to implement the plan.

 

Recommendations of the Third General Assembly (held on 19/7/1407 H, Riyadh Palace Hotel – Riyadh):
1 – Approval of the administrative estimate of the Assembly for the year 1406/1407 e.
2 – Approval of the financial report of the Assembly for the year 1406 AH.

3 – Approval of the issuance of a series: “Research in the geography of Saudi Arabia”.

4- Renewing the membership of the board of directors of the Saudi Geographical Society for two more years.

5 – Delegation of the Board of Directors to choose the logo of the Assembly among the slogans put to the meetings.

6- Approving the issuance of a book: Geography of Saudi Arabia and writing to the geographers who wish to contribute to this book.

7 – postponement of the holding of the symposium on geographical terms because of the lack of financial resources.

8. Launching the implementation of the “Abstracts of MA and PhD” which deals with subjects related to the geography of the Kingdom.

9. Postponement of the proposal to contact the publishing houses to provide the members of the Association once a year with a list of research, as well as a guide to the world’s geographers.

10. Approval of the final image of the membership card of the Saudi Geographical Society.

11- Preparation of a paper that includes the study of the founding stages of the geographical societies at the global and regional level and the location of the Saudi Geographical Society, to be presented during the third general assembly of the Saudi Geographical Society on 19/7/1417 H.

12. The member’s annual membership shall be determined in accordance with the State budget in 10 months and the member shall be notified of his late payment during the last three months of the year of participation.

 

Recommendations of the Fourth General Assembly (held on 6/8/1408 H at King Saud University):
1 – Approval of the administrative estimate of the Assembly for the year 1406/1407 e.
2 – Approval of the financial report of the Assembly for the year 1407 AH.

3 – Formation of the editorial board of a series: “Research in the geography of Saudi Arabia”.

4 – Approval of the issuance of a summary of the scientific messages of members of the Saudi Geographical Society.

5- Issuing a guide for geographers in the universities of Saudi Arabia.

6 – Issuing a list of scientific messages completed and under the achievement in geography departments of geography at the universities of Saudi Arabia.

7. Authorizing the Board of Directors to consider the possibility of holding some scientific activities during the general meetings of the Saudi Geographical Society.

8- To approve the logo of the Saudi Geographical Society, which was chosen from among the proposed designs, and to agree that this logo should be dated in the year 405 AH as a culmination of the revitalization of the Society this year and the establishment of its first General Assembly and the formation of its Board of Directors.

9- Forming a permanent committee to prepare and supervise the geographical book which the society is carrying out, and approve the general framework of the subjects of the book.

10- Issue a news bulletin issued every semester about the activities of geography departments in the universities of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

 

Recommendations of the Fifth General Assembly (16/8 / 1409H, King Saud University):
1- Approving the administrative evaluation of the Society for the year 1408/1409 AH.
2 – Approval of the financial report of the Assembly for the year 1408 e.

3 – The formation of a new board of directors.

4- Approving the structure of the scientific thesis manual and changing its approach to the “Master’s and PhD thesis in the universities of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia”.

5. Approval of the general structure of the series: “Research in the geography of Saudi Arabia”.

 

Recommendations of the Sixth General Assembly (held on 29/10/1410 H at King Saud University):
1 – Approval of the administrative estimate of the Assembly for the year 1409/1410 e.
2 – Approval of the financial report of the Assembly for the year 1409 e.

3. Approval of changing the title of “Research Series in the Geography of Saudi Arabia” to “Geographical Research”.

4- To approve the printing of the scientific researches presented at the scientific meeting accompanying the annual meeting for 1410H entitled: “Teaching Geography in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia”.

5. Open the membership for a period of five years with a reduction of 20% for the participant.

6- To approve the proposal to activate the scientific trips known to some regions of the Kingdom in return for a contribution to be used to support the association’s finances.

7 – Establishment of an advisory department for studies and planning in the Assembly.

8. Approve the request of the scientific council in Saudi universities to approve the publications of the association within the minimum acceptable for promotion.

9 – The adoption of commercial distributors for the publications of the Assembly.

10. Approval of the issuance of the Atlas of the inhabitants of the Kingdom by the Society on the basis of the Population and Housing Census Instructions of 1413H.

11- Identifying the distinctive color of the series publications: “Geographical Research” for each year.

12 – Requesting the Municipality of Riyadh to obtain land for the Society.

13- Approval of the declaration in a series of “geographical research” in the fields related to the specialization of the association and approved advertising fees.

14 – Approval of the inclusion of Sheikh Hamad Al-Jasser and Sheikh Abdullah bin Khamis, as members of honor in the Assembly.

 

Recommendations of the Seventh General Assembly (held on 25/10/1411 at King Saud University):
1 – Approval of the administrative estimate of the Assembly for the year 1410/1411 e.
2- Approving the financial report of the Society for the year 1410H.

3 – Nomination of a new Board of Directors for two years coming.

4- Granting Abdullah bin Yusuf Al-Ghunaim Honorary membership of the Saudi Geographical Society.

 

Recommendations of the Eighth General Assembly:
1- Approval of the administrative assessment of the Society for the year 1411/1412 e.
2 – Approval of the financial report of the Assembly for the year 1411 e.

3 – Approval of the participation of the Assembly in the activities of the fourth symposium of the departments of geography.

4 – Holding periodic meetings in the departments of geography in Saudi Arabia.

5- Monitoring the Master’s and Ph.D. degrees in GCC universities.

6 – granting the membership of the honor of the Assembly to Sheikh Hamad Al-Jasser and Sheikh Abdullah bin Khamis.

7 – inventory the geographical competencies working in the public sector in non-teaching.

8. Approval of updating membership card and membership application form.

9. Approve the agreement with the Municipality of Riyadh on the exchange of land on the Renaissance Road with similar land in the area located south of the riba markets to be leased to the Association.

10. Approval of the issuance of the geographical distribution and distribution to the members of the Assembly and the editorial board established by the Board of Directors.

11. Approval of applications for membership of 32 members of the Saudi Geographical Society.

 

Recommendations of the Ninth General Assembly (held on 15/11/1413 H, at the Culture Palace in Al-Safarat District – Riyadh):
1- Approving the administrative evaluation of the Society for the year 1412/1413.
2- Approving the financial report of the Society for the year 1412H.

3 – Nomination of a new Board of Directors of the Saudi Geographical Society.

4 – Nominating coordinators and coordinators for the Assembly in the regions of the Kingdom and in the faculties and sections of girls.

5 – Approval of the arrangement of the Saudi Geographical Society meeting of the heads of the departments of geography in the universities of the Kingdom.

6- Approving the printing of a book entitled: “Geographical Studies on the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia”, which includes articles of various studies published in the publishing vessels of the court to be re-edited, and the search for a party to finance this work.

7. To strengthen the link between the Arab Geographical Societies.

8. Approve a program of public lectures and symposia in implementation of the resolutions of the Eighth Assembly.

9 – Submit a petition to the High Commissioner for the ownership of the Society land leased by the Municipality of Riyadh.

 

Recommendations of the 10th General Assembly (held on 15/11/1414 H at King Saud University):
1- Approving the administrative assessment of the Society for the year 1413/1414.
2- Approving the financial report of the Society for the year 1413H.

3 – Authorization of the Board of Directors of the Saudi Geographical Society to form the permanent advisory body of the draft Encyclopedia of Geographical Dictionaries.

4 – Approval of the list of a series of geographical studies with the application of the Council’s scientific list on scientific series and journals.

5. Amend Article (4) (c) of the Saudi Geographical Society Regulations to read as follows: “Members of membership shall have membership dues with a university degree and students in the field of specialization of the Association of residents and non-residents of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.”

6- Granting: Sheikh Mohammed bin Nasser Al Aboudi, Sheikh Saad Al Junaidel, and Dr. Abdul Rahman Sabit Al-Sbit, Undersecretary of the National Guard for Cultural and Educational Affairs Honorary membership of the Saudi Geographical Society.

7 – Approval of the initial procedures for the start of the implementation of the project: “Encyclopedia of places in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.”

8- Forming a book committee on “studies in the geography of Saudi Arabia”, and that the book should include two parts, natural and human.

9- Approving the transformation of some of the researches published in a series of geographical research into television films entitled “Geographic Horizons”.

10. Approval of the Saudi Television Show on the means of cooperation between the Saudi Geographical Society and Saudi Arabia Television.

11. Approval of the formation of the editorial board of a geographical research series.

12- Approval of the renewal of the formation of the editorial board of the geographical bulletin.

13- Approval of updating the Master’s and Ph.D.

14 – Approval of the design and content of the plaque of the members of the Assembly.

15 – Allocation of places in the geography departments at the universities of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to view and sell the Society’s publications.

 

Recommendations of the Eleventh General Assembly (held on 13/11/1415 H at King Saud University):
1 – Approval of the administrative estimate of the Assembly for the year 1414/1415 e.
2 – Approval of the financial report of the Assembly for the year 1414 e.

3 – Formation of the Audit and Audit Authority for the project “Encyclopedia of Places in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia”, the General Supervisory Authority, and the editorial board.

4 – Approve the dictionaries introduced in the project “Encyclopedia of places in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia”.

5- Approving the forms of contracts between the association and the authors of the dictionaries entered in the Encyclopedia of Places in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and between the society and the designer of the computer program for the encyclopedia, and the contents of the design.

6- Approval of the contract form between the Saudi Geographical Society and the Secretary of the Society and Encyclopedia.

7- Nomination of Sheikh Abdullah bin Khamis for the Sultan bin Ali Al Owais Award.

8. Approval of criteria for selecting the book “Studies in the Geography of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia”.

9 – Participation in the symposium “Desert Studies in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: Reality and Application” during the period 27-29 / 4 / 1415H, and the second Saudi Symposium on Food and Nutrition during the period 4-7 / 6 / 1415H.

 

Recommendations of the Twelfth General Assembly (held on 23/11/1416 H at King Saud University):
1- Approving the administrative evaluation of the Society for the year 1415/1416.
2. Approval of the financial report of the Society for the year 1415.

3- Approve the development of a form to evaluate the meetings of the General Assembly of the Saudi Geographical Society in the organizational aspect of the General Assembly meeting and the accompanying dialogue, in addition to questions and suggestions about the periodic scientific meetings of the Assembly.

4 – Approval of the selected research for the book: “Studies in the geography of the Kingdom (7 research) in natural geography, (20 research) in human geography, and on the controls of editing the book.

5- Approving the draft book: “Development and the problems of desertification: an applied study of the secret region in Saudi Arabia”.

6- Approving the standards and standards of the new scientific projects adopted by the Saudi Geographical Society.

7 – Investment of part of the capital of the Association in one of the safest trading funds so that the Assembly can increase the income to expand the circle of scientific and research activity.

8. Approval of the issuance of a guide to graduate plans and a bachelor’s degree in geography departments in the Kingdom.

9 – Participation of the Chairman of the Board of Directors in the monthly meeting organized by the Saudi Society for Educational and Psychological Sciences (Justin) entitled: “Scientific Societies and the required role” on 30/10/1416 e.

10. Renewal of the membership of the editorial bodies of a series of geographical research and geographical studies.

11. Donation to Geojournal magazine for US $ 1500 (SR 5625) for the publication of the magazine a special issue on Saudi Arabia (Journal No. 37, p.1, 1995).

 

Recommendations of the 13 th General Assembly (held on 23/12 / 1417H, King Saud University):
1 – Approval of the administrative assessment of the Assembly for the year 1416/1417 e.
2- Approving the financial report of the Society for the year 1416H.

3 – Approval of the grant of Sheikh Bin bin Ghaith Al-Baladi membership of the honor of the Assembly.

4. Approval of the adoption of the name “Geographical Encyclopedia of Places in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia”.

5 – The formation of a new board of directors of the Assembly.

6 – Preparation and output of a book containing the names of all the entries of the Encyclopedia with the coordinates and type of place and region.

7- Preparation of a guide to the encyclopedia, which includes a full explanation of how the program is run, the way to write orders, access information, maps and images, and the terminology contained in the Encyclopedia on the types of places.

8- Directing the encyclopedia project on CDs and fixing the selling price of the encyclopedia.

9- Issuing an explanatory leaflet about the association.

10. Approval of updating the geography section directory, with the addition of a new field for the scientific production of faculty members.

11- Participation in the Saudi Society for Earth Sciences during the period 3-5 / 6 / 1417H.

 

Recommendations of the Fourteenth General Assembly (held on 25/1/1419 at King Saud University):
1- Approving the administrative evaluation of the Society for the year 1418/1419.
2 – Approval of the financial report of the Assembly for the year 1418 e.

3 – Approval of the printing (3000 copies) of the book: “Directory of geographical locations in Saudi Arabia”, and access to the Assembly 200 copies distributed by the knowledge.

4. Agreement with a publisher to publish a series of geographical research and geographical book.

5- Approving the updating of the Master’s and PhD thesis guide and the geography departments guide in the universities of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

6- To approve the proposal of an encyclopaedia at the level of the GCC countries and examine the possibility of the participation of the General Administration of the Gulf Cooperation Council in the implementation of this proposal and assist in coordination with the concerned parties and research the means of material and moral support for the project.

7- Approving the printing of a book: “Studies in the Geography of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia”.

8. Establishment of a Gulf Geographical Society.

9. Approval of the initials of the Saudi Geographical Society in Arabic (CGS) and Latin (SGS).

10. Approve the amendment of the prices of the sale of the geographical encyclopedia of places in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

11 – Adoption of the system of “unity of places and geographical names in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia”.

12- Making a wall assessment in the name of the association.

13- Requested the headquarters of the Geographical Society in the neighborhood of embassies and equip this headquarters.

 

Recommendations of the Fifteenth General Assembly (held on 15/11/1419 at King Saud University):
1 – Approval of the administrative estimate of the Assembly for the year 1419 e.
2 – Approval of the financial report of the Assembly for the year 1419 e.

3. Approval of the launch of the “Geographical Encyclopedia of Places in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia”.

4. Approval of the “Places and Geographical Names” system in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the formation of the members of the Unit.

5. Agree to accede to the membership of the International Geographical Union.

6 – urged the heads of the departments of geography to attend the meeting heads of departments at the universities of Saudi Arabia on the sidelines of the sixth symposium of the departments of geography at the universities of the Kingdom in Jeddah.

7 – Approval of the participation of the Assembly in the exhibition accompanying the sixth symposium of the departments of geography in the universities of the Kingdom to display the publications of the Assembly.

8. Continuation of work in the production of geo-scientific films.

9. To agree to participate in the Internet and design a website for the Association.

10- Forming a committee to study the possibility of making administrative maps for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

11. Replace paragraph (4) of the publishing rules with two geographical research and geographical studies, as follows:

“All assets provide a printing press on Floppy Disk 3.5 MS Windows, leaving a space and a half between each line in the traditional Arabic font for the font and the monotype Koufi for the titles, 16 white for the metal, 12 white for the margins (black for the Quranic verses and the good sayings) Maximum search limit (75) pages, minimum (15) pages.

12- Representing the Society at the first Arab geographers meeting at Sana’a University during the period 27-30 / 7 / 1419H.

 

Recommendations of the Sixteenth General Assembly (held on 22/1/1420 AH at Imam Muhammad Bin Saud Islamic University):
1- Approving the administrative evaluation of the Society for the year 1420.
2. Approval of the financial report of the Assembly for the year 1420 e.

3 – Approval of the start of the second phase of the Encyclopedia of Places Project in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

4- Holding a geographical and press conference in Al-Riyadh Newspaper entitled: “Geographical Distribution of Development Services”.

5 – Adoption of the establishment of branches of the Assembly.

6- Approval of the amendment of the sale price of the Encyclopedia of Places in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

7 – Referring the subject of classification and standard names of the terrain, and the translation of soil names to the unit of places and geographical names in Saudi Arabia.

8 – Establishment of “Tourism Development Research Unit” in the Assembly.

9- Coordination with the General Department of Surveying at the Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources in the implementation of the administrative maps project in the Kingdom.

10. Approve the issuance of a series of books on cities in Saudi Arabia.

11. To approve the formation of a committee to follow up on the recommendations of the visit of the Syrian delegation to the geography departments at King Saud University, Imam Muhammad bin Saud Islamic University and King Abdulaziz University.

12. Nomination of a new editorial board for two geographical research and geographical studies series.

13- Supporting the participation of the Society in its publications at the Fourth Arab Exhibition for Research, Periodicals and Publications, which was held in Damascus during the period from 28 / 7-3 / 8 / 1420H, and at the Riyadh Book Fair held at King Saud University during the period 7-20 / 7 / 1420H .

 

Recommendations of the 17th General Assembly (held on 15/2 / 1422H, King Saud University):
1 – Approval of the administrative assessment of the Assembly for the year 1421/1422 e.
2- Approving the financial report of the Society for the year 1421H.

1- Adopting the rules of issuing a periodical journal entitled “Journal of the Saudi Geographical Society”.

2 – Approval of the re – drafting of the basic rules of the Assembly in accordance with the rules governing the scientific societies in the universities of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia by resolution No. 10/15/1420.

3 – Adoption of the opening of the website of the Society since 12/11/1421 H, and the adoption of fees for the use of databases on the site.

4- To take note of the approval of the High Commissioner that the Saadi Geographical Society shall be the representative of the Kingdom in the International Geographical Union. The Federation has adopted the membership of the Association since November 2000.

5- Congratulation of the Chairman of the Saudi Geographical Society for the Founding Committee of the Geographical Society of the Gulf Cooperation Council Countries.

6. Approval of the establishment of “Center for Scientific Messages issued by the departments of geography in the universities of Saudi Arabia and its colleges.”

7. Establishing a database on geographers in Saudi Arabia and Syria to form the nucleus of a comprehensive information base for Arab geographers.

 

Recommendations of the Eighteenth General Assembly (held on 14/1 / 1423H, University of Imam Muhammad bin Saud Islamic):
1- Approving the administrative assessment of the Society for the year 1422/1423.
2- Approving the financial report of the Society for the year 1422H.

3. Renewal of the Board of Directors of the Assembly for a new session.

4- To approve a proposal for the establishment of a prize under the name of “Prince Salman bin Abdul Aziz Geographical Award” for the best geographical research, the best geographical book, the best geographical student, and coordination with the King Abdul Aziz Department in support of the award.

5- To take note of the approval of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques to host the King Abdul Aziz Chamber for the first General Assembly Meeting of the Geographical Society of the Gulf Cooperation Council Countries.

6 – Approval of the hosting of the Assembly of the Third Forum of Arab geographers, on the theme of the Forum: “the largest cities in the Arab world.”

7 – Continue to seek support for the second phase of the project of geographical encyclopedia of places in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and address the Department of King Abdul Aziz and King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology.

8 – For lack of a clear statement of the land of the Assembly Assembly approved the proposal to write to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques land application for the Assembly in the city of Riyadh to establish an official headquarters.

9 – Purchase a special car to the Association to secure the movement of its employees and members and receive guests and perform various tasks.

 

The Nineteenth General Assembly (held on 24/1 / 1424H, King Saud University):
1- Approving the administrative assessment of the Society for the year 1423/1424.
2- Approving the financial report of the Society for the year 1423H.
3 – Take note of the efforts made to grant the Assembly a plot of land in the city of Riyadh to establish a headquarters and invest part of the land to secure self-financing to spend on its scientific and future projects.
4 – Approval of the formation of the executive committees to hold the third forum of Arab geographers after obtaining the approval of the High Commissioner to hold the Forum.
5. Approval of the second phase project of the Geographical Encyclopedia of Places in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Briefing of the two series of “Geographical Research” and “Geographical Studies” during the past year.
7 – Forming a committee to establish the rules for the establishment of the “Islamic Studies Unit” in the Saudi Geographical Society.
8- Forming a committee to set up a system of specialized groups to be established in the Saudi Geographical Society in order to activate research and scientific activities in all sub-fields in geography.
9 – Approval of the work of a booklet on the Journal of the Saudi Geographical Society Court approved by the 17th General Assembly of the Saudi Geographical Society on 15/2/1422 e. And includes the specifications of the magazine and its subjects and rules of publication and the prices of selling internally and externally and urging publication.
10. To approve the program of cooperation between the Saudi Geographical Society and some related scientific and service institutions, which includes: To instruct the specialized groups in the Saudi Geographical Society to study the development of the geography curricula in public education and the formation of a special committee to find ways of providing employment opportunities for geographers, The departments of geography on the idea of ​​reviewing the programs of the departments to be appropriate to the needs of the labor market, and urged the community service centers to prepare training programs for graduates of the departments of geography in the form of short courses or high diplomas.
11- Buying a car for the association and determining its type and the approximate amount allocated to it to secure the movement of its employees and perform its various tasks in light of the attempts to obtain a car through donation.

 

The Twentieth General Assembly (held on 12/1 / 1425H, in the Hall of Prince Faisal bin Fahd bin Abdulaziz at Umm Al Qura University):

1- Approving the administrative assessment of the Society for the year 1424/1425.

2 – Approval of the financial report of the Assembly for the year 1424.

3 – Studying the contract with one of the accounting and legal auditing institutions by the Board of Directors to audit the accounts of the association during the year and the final accounts and the special budget of the association at the end of each fiscal year.

4 – Append the budget of the third forum of Arab geographers to the accounts of the Association and provide a disclosure to the Board of Directors in areas of exchange after the completion of accounts and recovered from them.

5 – Nomination of a new board of directors for the next session of two years.

6. The Twentieth General Assembly was briefed on the activities of the Third Arab Geographers Conference which was held at King Saud University during the period 23-26 / 8 / 1424H (corresponding to 19-22 / 10 / 2004G). The recommendations of the forum related to the different issues of the Arab cities were attached.

7. Approve the rules of Prince Salman Geographic Award.

8. Approval of the rules of the specialized groups.

9. Approval of the rules of scientific trips with the recommendation that the rules include female students under the management of women.

10. Approve the project of establishing a unit of studies of the geography of the Islamic world and the rules pertaining to the unit.

11. The Twentieth General Assembly was briefed on the draft journal in GIS and the rules of the magazine, which is composed of the objectives of the magazine, its editorial board, and the publishing rules, were approved, with the recommendation of coordination between the Arabic and English names of the magazine’s name.

12. The General Assembly discussed the proposal to prepare a national plan for the study and teaching of geography in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to upgrade the geography curriculum and turn the proposal into a workshop called by the Ministry of Higher Education, the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Civil Service and other relevant bodies. Including the following:

– Review the name of the plan.

– Assess the current state of geography curricula in public education.

– The formation of a team from the new board of directors to visit the relevant ministries and government departments to clarify the importance of geographic research related to various aspects of development.

– Renewal of the editorial board of the “Geographical Research” and “Geographical Studies” series, the appointment of new members of the Advisory Body for a series of geographical studies and the appointment of a secretary for scientific publications.

13. The General Assembly approved the cooperation efforts of the Saudi Geographical Society and the National Association of Moroccan Geographers, and recommended that the cooperation between the Saudi and Moroccan Societies be under the umbrella of cultural cooperation between Saudi Arabia and Morocco.

14- Approval of the recommendation of the Board of Directors ending its work in respect of the investment of the Association’s balance according to the following options:

– Continuation of the current investment approach in the Murabaha method.

– Purchase of suitable investment property.

– Establishment of a center for the production of maps.

The General Assembly also recommended the addition of a fourth option to study the establishment of a training center that will award a diploma in GIS for students and students.

15 – Approval of the participation of the Saudi Geographical Society in the International Geographical Union Conference to be held in Glasgow, Scotland, in 2004, in accordance with the procedures followed for attending conferences and seminars outside the Kingdom as follows:

– Participation of the Assembly in the Conference consists of the Chairman of the Board of Directors, the Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors participating in the conference and the Secretary of Finance of the Assembly participating in the conference and open the space for those wishing to the conference.

– Preparation of a report in English on the activities and activities of the Saudi Geographical Society and the geographical sections in the Kingdom to be submitted to the International Geographical Union.

– Participated in the conference with research from two series of geographical research, geographical studies and other publications of the Society, and the research of Saudi geographers.

 

Recommendations of the 21st General Assembly (held on 14/2 / 1426H, Center for Research and Studies Medina):

1- Approving the administrative assessment of the Society for the year 1425/1426.

2- Approving the financial report of the Society for the year 1425H.

3. The members of the Research and Studies Unit and the Cultural and Information Committee of the Assembly shall be formed.

4- Approving the approval of the Vice Dean for Graduate Studies and Scientific Research on the rules of scientific trips under letter no. 2529000387 dated 21/4/1425 H. The steps taken in sending these rules were also approved to HE Dr. Abdul Latif Faisal Fadlallah, Moroccan and the study of the exchange of scientific flights, and to refer the subject to the cultural and media committee to follow up those steps, and suggests that the first scientific trip coincides with the fourth Arab Forum of Arab geographers to be held in Morocco, God willing.

5. Approval of the formation of the Editorial Board of the “Arab Journal of Geographic Systems and Technologies”, its advisory body, and its amendment to the “Arab Journal of Geographic Information Systems”, and to determine the prices of its sale and the timing of its issuance by (two numbers) for one year. Autumn) and the second edition of the same year (spring number), and a folded version known as the Arabic Journal of Geographic Information Systems.

6. The results of the two panel discussions: “Preparation of a National Plan for Teaching Geography in Public and University Education in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia”, held on Monday, 20 Sha’ban 1425 (corresponding to 4 October 2004), “Municipal Elections and the Role of Geographical Factors in Their Success” Monday, 23 Shawwal 1425 (corresponding to 6 December 2004).

7- Presenting the participation of the Saudi Geographical Society by presenting a paper that included the general report of the International Geographical Union for the period 2000-2004, about the achievements of the Saudi Geographic Society during the past four years. Saudis outside the association. The conference was attended by Prof. Mohammed Shawki bin Ibrahim Makki, Chairman of the Saudi Geographical Society, representing the Saudi National Committee. He also attended the three meetings of the IGU General Assembly and several scientific sessions and panel discussions. A side meeting was held between the Vice-President of the former International Geographical Union (IGU in 2004), the President of the Tunisian Geographical Society and the President of the Saudi Geographical Society, to highlight the geographical identity of Arab geographers at the 31st conference to be held in Tunis in 2008.

8. The inauguration of the new website of the Society on 28/7/1425 H, at www.saudigs.orgsgs@ksu.edu.sa, a development of the site which was launched on 12/11/1421 H under the name: www.ksu The new site has fixed and renewable sections, including a profile of the association, its regulations and activities, membership request and the committees of the association, as well as databases. The Association has also sought to strengthen its membership and has become an online hub at info@saudigs.org.

9. Approval of the executive rules governing the Saudi Geographical Society.

10. Approval of the conversion of the type of writing line in the series “Geographical Research” and “Geographical Studies” from Traditional Arabic to Al-Hotham, for its relevance to the printing presses and for its clarity in the final printing.

11- The General Assembly’s blessing for the efforts of processing, arranging and coordinating the Library of the Association so that it can be used by interested members of the Association, with the approval of the contract with a specialist to arrange and catalog the Library of the Society and the introduction of its contents on the computer. 12

12 – Approval of the appointment of 15 coordinator of the Assembly in the departments of geography in the universities of the Kingdom with clarification of the functions of the Coordinator.

13 – Approval of the integration of the subject of the series “Saudi cities” and “Saudi countryside” in one series called “cities and the Saudi countryside,” and start writing about Alula, and a village in Al Ahsa represents the Saudi countryside.

14- Forming a committee for a proposed study: Establishing a digital map of the Kingdom with its own database and forming a committee to create wall maps in the name of the association.

15. Approve the program of panel discussions and public lectures presented by the Assembly during the past year.

16. Approval of the project of translating the IGU website into Arabic and linking it to the website of the Association and the website of the Federation.

17- Take note of the efforts of contacting the Geological Survey Authority and the King Abdul Aziz Administration to implement the second phase of development of the geographical encyclopedia of places in Saudi Arabia.

18- Approval of holding a panel discussion on geography education which will be held by the Saudi Geographic Society in cooperation with the Department of Geography at King Saud University and the participation of Visiting Professor Alexander Ian Shalmbers, Chairman of the Geography Education Committee of the International Geographical Union and Associate Professor at the University of Wakato, New Zealand. Yahya, Dean of the College of Teachers in Jeddah, and Dr. Ali bin Mo’amah Al-Ghamdi, a faculty member, Department of Geography, King Saud University. And invite members of the team of writing social materials in the Ministry of Education in Qassim to meet with the members of the Board of Directors of the Saudi Geographical Society and those who wish members of the Assembly.

19 – approve the proposal of the Governing Council to eliminate the old files of research assets published or not accepted for publication in two series of geographical research and geographical studies on the recommendation of the editors of the preservation of the research assets for five years, and then the files of assets and maintains only a copy of the search on a magnetic tape (If available).

 

Recommendations of the 22nd General Assembly (held on 27/2 / 1427H, King Saud University):

1. Approval of the administrative report of the Association.

2. Approval of the financial report of the Assembly.

3 – Approval of the participation of the Assembly in the International Geographical Conference in Tunis in 2008 with two axes on the natural and human geographical causes of the phenomenon of desertification in the Arab region, and the role of Arab geographers in the geographical heritage.

4- To work with the opinion of the Director of the Legal Department at King Saud University on the signing of the minutes of the Board of Directors of the Association on the same day of the Council meeting or send the minutes to the members who actually attended the meeting by fax for the purpose of signing and attached the signatures with the minutes, even by fax.

5. Approval of the implementation of the map of the enclave, the map of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and thematic maps.

6 – Approval of the questionnaire form the strategic plan of the Assembly distributed to members with the beginning of the second semester of 1426/1427 e.

7- Congratulating the Chairman’s efforts to reconcile the Moroccan Geographical Union with the National Association of Moroccan Geographers on the organization of the Fourth Arab Geographers Forum.

8. Approval of the program to participate in the celebrations of the 50th anniversary of the founding of King Saud University.

9. Approve the plan of cooperation between the Association and the Ministry of Education and take note of the speech of the Minister of Education on the possibility of benefiting from the plan presented by.

10. To approve the establishment of a scientific center in the association for the purpose of implementing consultations and works related to geography, which helps to activate the resources of the association.

11. Approve the change of the term “non-periodic” attached to the cover of two series of “Geographical Research” and “Geographical Studies” to “a series of periodic court issued by the Saudi Geographical Society” and in accordance with international standards that give periodicity to serial series issued sequentially and serial numbers, Specific or otherwise.

12- Approve the printing of a “special message” to the companies and institutions to request the support of the Assembly.

13 – Approval of the appointment of a legal auditor of the Assembly: Abdul Majeed Hamza Ajouza office.

14 – Request for a detailed report on the disbursement of the budget of the third forum of Arab geographers and the remaining fund of the Assembly.

15. Approval of the addition of several advantages on the website of the Society to develop the interaction with members.

16 – Approval of the participation of the Society in the International Geographical Olympiad in coordination with the Ministry of Education, participation in the theme of the environment at the Brisbane Conference in Australia, and the nomination of the member of the Assembly. Hassan Aayel Ben Ahmed Yahia for membership of the Geography Education Committee of the International Geographical Union.

17. Urge Members to participate effectively in the IGU Specialized Groups.

18. Approval of the request to host the meeting of the League of Lands, Human, and Environment Group of the International Geographical Union, the Geographical Maps and Information Systems Group and the convening of a panel discussion in the Kingdom.

19 – Nomination of each of Prof. Yahya bin Mohammed Sheikh Abu al-Khair, and Dr. Mohammed bin Abdul Karim Habib Award Matte Dogan Joint Research Foundation.

20- Review the efforts exerted to develop the rules governing the scientific societies at King Saud University.

21- Approval of the printing of 1000 copies of the brochure prepared by the Assembly to introduce the objectives of the Assembly and its activities.

22- Approval of scientific trips program to Ala and Jazan.

23- Approval of the rules for the issuance of the series “Cities and countryside in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia”.

24 – Approval of the printing of 1000 copies of the book “achievements of the Assembly 1405-1426” to be accompanied by the celebrations of the University of 50 years of its establishment.

25. Formation of a new editorial body for two geographical research series and geographical studies.

26 – Approval of the plan for the definition of geography, which includes the visit of senior officials, writing in the press, participation in the program on radio and television, and field visits to schools and institutions to publicize the activities of the Association.

27. Approved eight scientific activities, including panel discussions and public lectures, and the scientific program was approved for the coming year.

28. Approval of the nomination of Prof. Abdul Aziz bin Saqr Al-Ghamdi, Honorary Member of the Saudi Geographical Society.

29. Bless the efforts made to hold a panel discussion on “Political Frontiers”.

30. Approval of the accession of 57 new members of the Assembly.

31. Approval of the appointment of new coordinators for the Association in the Riyadh region and the northern border area.

32. Briefing the Vice-Dean for Graduate Studies and Scientific Research to postpone the approval of the internal regulations until completion of the executive rules of the scientific societies at King Saud University.

33 – Approval of the new prices for the sale of the numbers of two courses of geographical research and geographical studies.

34. To approve the formation of a national committee to participate in the observance of the International Year of the Earth.

35- To approve the formation of a General Secretariat in the Saudi Geographical Society for Saudi Geographical Symposiums and Conferences to follow up the recommendations and participate in organizing them.

 

The recommendations of the Twenty-third Assembly (dated 2/3/1428 e, Hall of celebrations in Mahwah Park in Hail, Hail University Hospitality):

1 – Approval of the administrative report for the year 1427 AH / 1428H and approved by the Office of Mahmoud al-Sabban Legal review.

2 – Approval of the financial report of the Assembly for the year 1427.

3 – Congratulating the efforts of the Board of Directors in meeting with the Minister of Planning on 2/4/1427 H, and meeting with the Consultant of Classification and Employment Affairs at the Ministry of Civil Service on 10/5/1427 H, on the equation of the proposals of the Assembly paper with the classification in the Ministry. / 1427 H, proposals to add new names for the recruitment of graduates of geography commensurate with the development of geographical knowledge. The Association received a letter dated 5/1/1428 H, including the Ministry’s thanks to the continuation of the Assembly and that the subject will receive the attention of the Ministry, and then modify and add what is possible in the classification manual in force.

4. To approve the scientific program and the proposed budget for the celebration of the International Year of Planet Earth, which aims to raise awareness of the importance of Earth sciences to achieve sustainable development and develop national, regional and global initiatives in this field. And the search is underway for a supporter of the occasion and then raise to the university in preparation for the elevation of the High Commissioner.

5. The Council was informed by the International Geographical Union of the preparation of the “Cultures and Civilizations for Human Development” initiative to develop a plan of action for the United Nations to proclaim the International Year of Dialogue of Cultures and Civilizations for Human Development. International. The Council was informed about the matter by sending letters to a number of authorities on support for this project, and the approval of moral support was sent on behalf of the Association to the Union. The financial support has been addressed to a number of authorities in the Kingdom according to the rules governing it.

6- The suggestion of a panel discussion within the Janadriya Festival, to be attended by participants from within the Kingdom and the International Geographical Union, and then to the responsible bodies of the festival for this participation within the channels of communication with the university. 23) within the program of celebrations of the National Festival of Heritage and Culture.

7- Approving the printing of the topics of the panel discussions and lectures held by the Association during the last three years in the form of an issue entitled “Cultural Season of the Saudi Geographical Society”.

8. Approve a book on “Trends in the practical production in the publications of the Saudi Geographical Society” and participate in the celebration of the twenty-fifth anniversary of the founding of the first General Assembly in the Saudi Geographical Society.

9 – Approval of the general design of the membership card in the Assembly.

10. Approval of hosting a. Hattab Sufian from the University of Houari Boude in Medina, Algeria, at the Saudi Geographical Society in accordance with the regulations of King Saud University, without incurring the costs of the visit.

11 – Approval of the appointment of the Office of the SPI to review the accounts of the Assembly annually, and was agreed with Mr. Murad Abdullah Sayed Abdul Karim organization of the Assembly’s data as required by the accounting systems in the Kingdom for the budget year 1426/1427 e.

12- Congratulating the efforts of launching the website of the International Geographical Union, which the association translated into Arabic and its design and adding it on the website of the Association. It also approved the steps taken to translate the Arabic language publication in preparation for its inclusion in the Society’s website. (6) of the Geographical Bulletin, as requested by the International Geographical Union, and then complete the translation of the other and coming issues after the completion of Issue No. (6).

13 – Approval of the report of the participation of the Saudi Geographical Society in the Sixth Geographical Olympiad in Brisbane, Australia, during the period 26-6-3 / 7/2006, and the Regional International Geographical Conference during the period 3-7 / 7/2006: and submit an integrated report to the Minister of Education And education on the participation of the student delegation from the Kingdom in the sixth Olympiad.

14. Approve the support of the Tunisian Association for Digital Geographic Information, concerning scientific cooperation between the two societies and the exchange of experiences and experiences in the field of digital geography.

15. Approve the nomination of HE Dr. Mohamed Shawki Bin Ibrahim Mekki, Chairman of the Board of Directors for the post of Vice-Chairman of the Executive Committee of the International Geographical Union in the wake of the death of the Russian Federation Representative.

16 – Approval of the program of the meeting of the Drylands Group in Riyadh, and the participating members, and to change the meeting date to the period 7-9 / 4 / 1427H (corresponding to 24-26 / 4 / 2007G).

17- Approval of the program of holding scientific courses in the Assembly on the basis of the speech of the Director of the Legal Department No. 2529050126/29 dated 12/8/1425 e and approved by the Vice-President for Graduate Studies and Scientific Research.

18. After informing the Ministry of Higher Education about the classification of universities internationally, which is carried out through standards that reflect the quality and performance of universities, the amount of funding provided by the university for scientific research, the amount of research published on behalf of the university, the facilities and services provided by the university, This is the online publishing standard. The General Assembly endorses the request of the Board of Directors from the Vice Chancellor for Postgraduate Studies that the Association wishes to publish its publication on the Internet and to request approval of the University’s costs of design and publishing by one of the specialized institutions Field.

19- Approval of the procedures for distributing the research book of the third forum of Arab geographers.

20-  الموافقة على التبادل العلمي مع مجلة ليبنيز انستيتيوت الألمانية للحصول على الأعداد الجديدة من مجلتي:

1) Journal “Europa regional” (ISSN 0943-7142), No. 1/2004-4/2005 (we deliver in the next days) onwards. The next number (01/2006) is published in the next months.

2) German Annual of Spatial Research and Policy, Vol. 1/2006 (we deliver in the next days). The next number ist published in 2007.     

In addition to the following publications: 1 – Geographical research series; 2 – Geographical studies series;

21- Congratulating the Board of Directors’ efforts to communicate with the members of the Association and the visitors of the Association’s website on the Internet. The Board of Directors has added an opinion page and an inquiry on the site. For the total number of year 1426/1427 AH, and was answered (94) of the queries that need responses. A total of 2109 consignments were sent to members of the association and related parties.

22. The General Assembly appreciated the efforts to participate in many local and international exhibitions and events as follows:

– The participation of the Association in the Faculty of Arts Exhibition on the occasion of the celebration of King Saud University for its 50th anniversary.

– The participation of the Society in Riyadh International Book Fair in King Saud University Pavilion on 23 Muharram – 2 Safar 1427H.

– The participation of the Association in the Book Fair held on the occasion of the Fourth Forum of Arab Geographers in Rabat (Kingdom of Morocco), during the period 11 – 13 Shawwal 1427 (2-4 November 2006).

23 – Approval of the report of the participation of the Saudi Geographical Society in the fourth meeting of Arab geographers, held at the University of Mohammed V in Rabat (Agdal) Kingdom of Morocco during the period 2-5 November 2006, and requested to send a copy of the report and recommendations to the departments of geography in the universities of Saudi Arabia.

24. Briefing on the cultural program (public lectures and panel discussions) carried out during the past year.

25- Approval of the signing of a memorandum of understanding between the Saudi Geographical Society and the International Geographical Union. The Association was represented in the signing by the Chairman of the Board, Prof. Dr. Mohamed Shawki Bin Ibrahim Mekki. The International Geographical Union was represented by Prof. Adalberto Vallega, in English and Arabic versions. Saud University for Graduate Studies and Scientific Research based on the explanation of the Legal Counsel of the University.

26- Approval of the rules and the name of the Idrissi Award for Geographical Excellence approved by the General Assembly (23) dated 2/3/1428 AH.

27. Seventeen new members were admitted to the Assembly.

28- Approval of the contents of the proposal submitted by Dr. Bahjat Mohamed Mohamed at the 5th Arab Geographers Meeting in Kuwait, with the establishment of the Saudi Geographic Society, a website on behalf of “Arab Geographers”. The Association has good experience in building and managing sites, It is also suggested that the site includes scientific pages, forums and so on. And support the development of the link “base of Arab geographers” on the website of the Society, and correspondence with the Arab Geographical Societies to urge them to coordinate with the association in order to develop the link that is currently on the site.

 

Recommendations of the 24th General Assembly (held on 11/3/1429, InterContinental Hotel in Al-Ahsa, hosted by Imam University in Al-Hasa):

1 – Approval of the administrative report for the year 1428 AH / 1429H and approved by the Office of Mahmoud al-Sabban Legal review.

2- Approving the financial report of the Society for the year 1428H.

3. Adoption of the distribution of tasks to the Governing Council at its new session.

4 – Approval of the appointment of a new coordinator of the Assembly in the city of Jeddah.

5 – Approval of the report of the participation of the Assembly in the second meeting of the Geographical Society of the Gulf Cooperation Council States.

6. Approve the proposal of Dr. Ibrahim Al-Taif on the allocation of one of the Arab geographical conferences to discuss the issue of focusing on mechanisms and techniques without issues and geographical topics, while modifying some of the axes to suit the objectives and address the Kuwaiti Geographical Society to propose the addition of a hub in the fifth forum of Arab geographers ” “He said.

7. Approve the recommendations of the meeting of the Committee on Drylands, Man and Environment of the International Geographical Union and a panel discussion held in Riyadh, 7-9 / 4 / 1428H, entitled “Drylands, Human and the Environment: Constraints and Development”.

8. Approval of the report of the Editorial Board of the Arab Journal of Geographic Information Systems, the restructuring of the editorial board for a new two-year cycle, and approval of the final version of the contract to be signed with the Agency of the Present Age for publicity and media.

9. Approval of the report of the Editorial Board of the “Geographical Research” and “Geographical Studies” series, and the renewal of the Commission for a two-year session.

10. Approval of the report of the organization of the training session for beginners in GIS, with emphasis on the continuation of the contract and intensification of the beginning and advanced scientific courses in geographic information systems (GIS), remote sensing (RS) during the coming period, The Department of Negotiations with the United Gulf Company for Training and Management Development on the cooperation with the Association in the holding of the courses, and approved the fees for courses for individuals, students and institutions, as well as the basis of the distribution of the return of training courses.

11 – Approval of the subject of the Idrissi Award for Geographical Excellence for the year 1428 / 1429H on “Water characteristics in water drainage basins in Saudi Arabia”.

12- Approve the apology for printing the book of the scientific meeting accompanying the general assembly 23 entitled: “Tourism in Hail: A Future Vision”, because there is not enough research that the participants in the meeting would like to publish and sends a letter of thanks to the Teachers College in Hail for its readiness to print the book. .

13. Approve the decision to reconstitute the specialized groups in the Assembly and approve the rules for preparing the reports of the specialized groups in the Assembly.

14- Approve the apology for the project presented by Prof. Dr. Fadl bin Ammar al-Ammari from the Department of Arabic Language at the Faculty of Arts, King Saud University, on the adoption of the project “Encyclopedia of places in ancient Arabic poetry in the Arabian Peninsula (ancient) Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (newly) Possible support in the association is the possibility of publishing the research in its publications after taking the procedures followed for publication in the association.

15 – Approval of the report prepared by Eng. Ibrahim bin Abdul Aziz Al-Jatili, a member of the Assembly on the trip of the Saudi Geographical Society to the Republic of Yemen, which was carried out during the period 11-15 / 11 / 1428H.

16- To approve the granting of an honorary membership to Dr. Qaim bin Ali Al-Jumra for his outstanding efforts in making the Association’s journey to the Republic of Yemen successful.

17- To approve the selection of Al-Jouf area for the upcoming scientific trip of the Saudi Geographical Society, provided that the scientific trip will be in the month of Dhul-Qa’da 1429H or the first spring of 1430H, as well as approval of the flight fees.

18 – Approval of the accession of 18 new members to the Assembly, and on the basis of Article VI, “End of membership,” paragraph (2) of the rules governing the scientific societies in Saudi universities, which states: “Membership in the Assembly expires if the annual subscription is not paid after one year of Entitlement “, and decided to terminate the membership of members who have not been paid to participate since the year 1426 and earlier in accordance with the procedures of the said article. The General Assembly approved the proposal of the Board of Directors to amend the participation fees in the association to 300 riyals per annum and 1200 riyals for a period of five years (for active membership).

19 – Approval of approval of the new design of the membership card of the Saudi Geographical Association, adding the website of the Society and membership privileges in the back of the card. These resolutions have been applied to all membership cards issued by the Association since 15/9/1428 AH.

20- Approval of the participation of the society in the fifth forum of Arab geographers, which will be held in Kuwait City in 2008 and the proposal of the Saudi Geographical Society to choose the date 4-6 November 2008, because it is more suitable for Saudi geographers for the end of the first semester, and add the axis entitled “Islamic rooting for sustainable development” , A panel discussion to follow up on the recommendations of the Fourth Arab Geographers Forum, a panel discussion to establish a general secretariat of the Arab Geographers Forum (prepared a working paper on the project of the Secretariat of Arab Geographical Conferences from the Saudi Geographical Society), and the proposal to add a hub for the focal points The fifth Arab geographers as the “Towards a geographical methodology in light of modern technologies.”

21. To take note of the steps taken to sign a Memorandum of Understanding between the Association and the Ministry of Education on the coordination of the International Geographical Olympiad to be held in Tunis in 2008 and to approve the Memorandum. However, due to the desire of the Ministry’s representatives to carry the expenses of some training items, The Association did not receive any responses to this view, which hindered the participation of the Association in the implementation or supervision of the Olympics as was done in 2006.

22- Approval of the printing of the book “Ula: Bride of the Mountain and the cradle of civilizations” in the series “Books of cities and countryside in Saudi Arabia.

23- Approve the apology to Dr Ahmed bin Abdul Fattah Nada for participating in the research of the town of Hafr Al-Batin, villages and Al-Hajar in the series “Urban and Rural Books in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia” or on a research titled ” And to propose a questionnaire covering the region, three proposed cities and three proposed villages according to the preliminary, to be distributed at the next General Assembly meeting to the members of the Assembly to request their participation in the conference. Identify towns and villages that can be drained Tha in the series and have to be attractive to the reader.

24 – Due to the apology of Prof. Yahia Abulkhair announced the nomination for the 2007 Matte Dogan Prize, which will be in line with the 31st Conference of the International Geographical Union in Tunis. Mohammed bin Abdul Karim Habib from the Department of Geography at King Abdul Aziz University, with the request to complete the requirements for nomination, and the nomination of Prof. Mohamed Shawki bin Ibrahim Makki, President of the Association for the membership of the Executive Committee of the International Geographical Union, and the nomination of Prof. Mohammed Shawki bin Ibrahim Makki, in accordance with the basic rules governing the scientific societies in Saudi universities, to represent the Assembly in the meetings of the Executive Committee of the International Geographical Union in Tunisia.

25- To approve the updating of the guide of the Saudi Geographical Society, and follow-up update Almtoyeh known as the Association, and add the message of the Society and its vision to the folded.

26 – Approval of the offer by the browser technology solutions in the framework of the comments made by members. To develop the site Friday on the Internet.

27- Approval of the final version of the rules of the Secretariat of the seminars of the departments of geography in the universities of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

28. Approval of the strategic plan for future work to achieve the goals and mission of the Assembly.

29- Taking note of the new version of the series of public lectures and symposia, issue No. (4) entitled: Lectures of the cultural season in the Saudi Geographical Society 14251427h, which was recently printed by the Society and work on distributing the book in the scientific meeting accompanying the 24th General Assembly at Imam Muhammad bin Saud University And all members of the Association who have paid their contributions who have not been able to obtain a copy of it.

30. Approval of financial and in-kind contributions to the Assembly.

31. To inform the Assembly of the activities of the Assembly in the responses to requests for opinion and inquiries through the website of the Assembly and the letters issued by the Assembly.

32. Approve the report of the Saudi Geographical Society for the period 2004-2008 submitted to the International Geographical Union and encourage the members of the Association to participate in the thirty-first geographical conference of the International Geographical Union, to be held in Tunis.

 

Recommendations of the 25th General Assembly (held on 21/3/1430 H, King Saud University):

1 – Approval of the administrative report for the year 1429 AH / 1430H and approved by the Office of Mahmoud al-Sabban Legal review.

2 – Approval of the financial report of the Assembly for the year 1429.

3- The 25th General Assembly held concurrently with the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the holding of the first General Assembly of the Society in Riyadh. The meeting was accompanied by many activities, headed by a panel discussion entitled: “A Quarter of a Century of Giving”.

4- Issuing a special number of the geographical publication to review the march of the society in a quarter of a century, and the assignment of Dr. Mohammed bin Abdul Hamid, a specialist to write in a fixed paragraph entitled: Reading from a book.

5 – Determining the criterion of selection of the selected places of the series “Urban and rural books in the Kingdom of Arabia” with the distinction of natural geographical characteristics (climate, geological and geomorphological characteristics, plant characteristics) and human and cultural characteristics (tourism, monuments, civilization, population, ..).

6- To approve the recommendations of the panel discussion organized by the Assembly on 23/1/1430 AH on how best to adopt the project for developing a geographical dictionary related to geographical terms, negotiating with the International Geographical Union or the publisher of the multilingual geographical lexicon to issue an Arabic version of the lexicon, Supporters to finance the issuance of the Assembly of the glossary of geographical terms.

7. Approval of the accession of Dr. Saad bin Nasser Al-Hussein, from the Department of Geography, King Saud University, as a member of the Editorial Board of two series of geographical research and a series of studies after the apology of Prof. Abdullah bin Sulaiman Al Hadithi about continuing membership.

8 – Apologize for holding a scientific meeting of the Assembly in the city of Arar in the northern region at the present time, because the activities of the Assembly related to scheduled for the next period, and will be placed in the region in the future table, God willing.

9. Approval of the Idrisi Award for Geographical Excellence and its distribution after its printing during the General Assembly. The award of the Idrissi Prize for Geographical Excellence in 1430H on the subject of “Regional balance in development in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia” was given to Dr. Mohammed Bin Abdul Hamid, : “Properties and Relationships of the Center Structure Margin in the Western Region of Saudi Arabia”, and the topic of the award for the year 1431 H entitled: “Slums in Saudi cities.”

10. Approve the general rules proposed for the General Secretariat of the Arab Geographers Forum, taking into account the necessary procedures for raising them for the fifth meeting of Arab geographers to be held in Kuwait in 2009. God willing.

11- Approval of the presentation of the Computer Technology Foundation regarding the conversion of paper copies of the Society’s publications into electronic copies (PDF).

12- Approve the offer of Al-Tukhi Printing Press to print the book: “Al-Ula: Bride of the Sands and the cradle of civilizations”, which represents the first issue of the series of cities and rural books in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

13 – Approval of the program consisting of (14) training course to be held during the two semesters in the academic year 1429/1430 AH.

14- Approval of the appointment of Mr. Ibrahim Al-Fayrouz as coordinator of the Association in Qassim region.

15- Not approving the conversion of the publications of the series “Geographical Research” and “Geographical Studies” to electronic publication to keep abreast of recent developments and try to limit the expenses of the Association, despite the distribution of a questionnaire to poll members’ views on the shift to electronic publishing due to the non-proliferation of electronic publishing in the Kingdom in this time.

16. Approve the reports of the Association’s journey to the Tabuk region and to the province of Al-Ahsa and try to adopt the provisions of the next scientific trips of the Assembly.

17- Authoring the book “Geographical Directions for the Publications of the Saudi Geographical Society” prepared by His Excellency Dr. Nasser bin Abdullah Al-Saleh, and recommending printing and distributing it to the participants in the General Assembly.

18- Approval of the selection of Qassim University to host the activities of the General Assembly (26) of the Saudi Geographical Society, and that the subject of the scientific meeting will be “The future of regional development in Qassim region”.

19. Approve the decision taken by the Governing Council to issue Volume 1 of Volume 2 of the Arab Journal of Geographic Information Systems electronically on the website of the Association because of the failure of the present-day institution to implement the printing and publishing contract of the magazine.

20- The General Assembly approved the participation of Prof. Mohammed Shawki bin Ibrahim Makki, Chairman of the Board of Directors working paper at the Forum of scientific societies entitled: “Scientific societies aspirations and obstacles: the case of King Saud University” Based on the letter from the supervisor of the Department of International Cooperation and scientific societies on the convening of the meeting of scientific societies in Saudi universities, Work at the Forum.

21 – Formation of a working group of the geographical places unit of the association and from the Department of King Abdul Aziz and related bodies to start the implementation of the Encyclopedia of Places in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

22- To approve the award of HE Dr. Sulaiman bin Abdullah Aba Al-Khail, Director of Imam Muhammad bin Saud Islamic University, to the honorary membership of the Society.

23. The General Assembly received the letters of appreciation received from His Excellency the Director of King Saud University for holding training courses in GIS and remote sensing and scientific discussion sessions. The meeting was also attended by the Chairman of the Board of Directors in a letter of thanks to the Director Of the Assembly and its activities.

 

The recommendations of the 26 th General Assembly (held on 15/4/1431 H, at the Mufumbik Hotel in Qassim, hosted by Qassim University):

1 – Approval of the administrative report for the year 1430 AH / 1431H and approved by the Office of Mahmoud al-Sabban Legal review.

2- Approving the Financial Report of the Society for the year 1430H.

3 – Based on the observations contained in the book “Geographical Trends of the publications of the Saudi Geographical Society” prepared by His Excellency Dr. Nasser bin Abdullah Al Saleh, and published by the Assembly on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the first General Assembly of the Assembly. After reviewing the recommendations contained in the book, the following decision was taken: Researchers are drawn up in subjects not previously written, such as geographical thought (if necessary).

4- Approval to print the research “paragraph: resort Medina area” provided by Prof. Dr. Mohammed Shawki bin Ibrahim Makki, for publication in the series of cities and rural books in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and take the necessary action to publish the research within the series.

5 – Apologize to Prof. Ghazi Falah for supporting and sponsoring an international conference in Istanbul, Turkey, in 2010, focusing on “the meeting of civilizations, especially the meeting of Europe with the Islamic world”, because the main themes of the conference outside the concerns of the Saudi Geographical Society, and lack of material resources The Assembly is currently in the care of the Conference.

6 – Prof. Asaad bin Sulaiman Abdo thanked Dr. Asaad Bin Sulaiman Abdu for preparing, producing and producing the documentary “The Saudi Geographic Society: A Success Story”, approving the download of the film in YouTube on the website of the Saudi Geographic Society, copying 500 copies of the film, In the scientific meeting accompanying the 26th General Assembly of Qassim University.

7 – Taking note of the speech received by the Director of King Saud University for the Assembly to hold training courses aimed at identifying the basic principles of GIS and its uses, and the establishment and editing of databases.

8. The Scientific Society was briefed on the efforts of the members of the Board of Directors to search for supporters of the glossary of geographical terms and to meet with Sheikh Abdullah Buqshan, who welcomed the support of the Society and studied the projects it is required to support, while continuing to find support for the project.

9 – Approval of the participation of the Association in the Sixth Forum of Arab Geographers, which will be held in Damascus in 2001, and recommend the addition of an axis under the title: “decision-making from a geographical perspective.”

10 – Approval of adding a summary only in Arabic and English of the scientific messages that are discussed in the sections of geography at the universities of the Kingdom, and add a link to the universities or the King Fahd Library or databases in the King Faisal Center for Research and Studies for those who want to see the full message.

11 – Approval of blocking the Idrissi Prize for geographical excellence for the year 1431 H not to complete the conditions of the award in the submitted research.

12. Approval of the report of the Editorial Board of the series “Geographical Research” and “Geographical Studies, and the renewal of the members of the Editorial Board for two years coming from 21/12/1430 AH.

13- Approval of the report of the Editorial Board of the Arab Journal of Geographic Information Systems and the renewal of the members of the editorial board for two years coming from 24/5/1430 AH.

14 – Approval of an apology. Ibrahim bin Abdullah Al-Fayrouz, a member of the Association, for his assignment as coordinator of the Association in the area of ​​Qassim.

15 – Having considered the decision of the Board of Directors on the letter from d. The Board of Directors approved the decision of the Board of Directors to abide by the basic rules of the Board of Directors, The organization of scientific societies in Saudi universities and keeping the door open according to the ability of everyone who supports the association, because of the lack of supporters, which does not require differentiation between them.

16 – Approval of the submission of d. Iyad bin Hikm Silver for a specialized scientific lecture on geomatics in coordination with the Department of Geography at King Saud University in the Deanship of e-learning for the transfer of the student branch in Alisha and the nomination of Dr. Iyad bin Hikam Silver and Dr. Ali bin Abdullah Al-Dosari from the Department of Geography at King’s University Saud and Dr. Mohammed bin Awad Al Omari from the Department of Geography at King Abdul Aziz University to participate in a workshop on Geomatics Applications on the sidelines of the 26th meeting of the Saudi Geographical Society held at the University of Qassim during the period 14-16 / 4 / 1431H 4/4/2010).

17 – Approval of the administrative and scientific reports on the Saudi Geographical Society’s trip to Socotra and Hadramout in the Republic of Yemen: On the subject of the best photo contest for the participants in the Trip of Socotra and Hadramout in the Republic of Yemen carried out by the Society during the period 13-17 / 11 / 1430H The second winner: a copy of the research book of the third forum of Arab geographers, and the images of the winners of the first and second prizes are printed on certificates distributed to the participants in the trip.

18 – To activate the role of students in support of the scientific process circulated to the departments of geography to nominate a student or student of the distinguished (bachelor stage) to participate in the annual meetings starting from the meeting (26) of the Saudi Geographical Society, which will be held at the University of Qassim during the period 14-16 / 4 / 1431H (Corresponding to 30 / 1-3 / 4 / 2010G), and the selection of candidates from the appropriate number to be hosted by the Assembly, provided that the Assembly bear the costs of reduced tickets for students.

19- Approval of cooperation with the General Establishment for Desalination in the water pipeline project from the Ras Al-Zour area to the city of Riyadh by providing information about maps and information required about other necessary equipment for a specific financial cost.

20- To approve the publication of Herodot3 geography cube after its translation and publication through the website of the association for the interaction of users and dissemination of the geographic culture. The proposal and to authorize the Chairman of the Board to make the necessary contacts with Herodot3 company to know the requirements of obtaining the right of translation and publishing on the website of the association.

21- The General Assembly welcomed the efforts of the General Secretariat for the seminars of the departments of geography after the apology of the Department of Social Sciences at Qassim University and the Department of Geography at King Abdul Aziz University and the approval of the Department of Social Sciences to host the tenth symposium of geography departments in 1432 H. He urged the General Secretariat to coordinate with Jazan University And to complete the proceedings of the symposium.

22. The General Assembly approved the efforts of the Board of Directors in forming a committee to take necessary action against the speech received from Dr. Othman Bin Ali Al Zamil, Director of Curricula at the Ministry of Education. He continued to cooperate and partnership between the Society and the Ministry. And the secondary education system (course system).

23- The general assembly participated in the exhibition accompanying the fifth meeting of Arab geographers, held in the State of Kuwait during the period 5-7 / 4/2009, and in the exhibition accompanying the activities of the preparatory meeting for the first scientific conference for students of higher education. (23-24 / 12 / 1430H) and the exhibition accompanying the 5th National Geographic Information Systems Conference in Saudi Arabia which will be held during the period 12-14 / 5 / 1431H (26-28 / 4/2010) at the Meridian Hotel in Al Khobar in the Eastern Region , And in the exhibition accompanying the activities of the geographical day to be held by the Department of the Jug Via King Saud University on Sunday, 25/5 / 1431H (9 th / 5/2010).

24- Briefing on the results of a series of geographical researches for the year 1430/1431 AH (3) research, a series of geographical studies (3) research, and the electronic version of Volume 2 of Volume 2 of the Arab Journal of Geographic Information Systems 1, 2 of the Geographical Bulletin for the year 1430 / 1431H.

25 – briefing the activities of scientific meetings for the past year, which amounted to 12 activities between public lectures and panel discussions and training courses, and to urge the continuation of this important activity.

26- Approving the efforts of the Board of Directors on the employment of geography graduates by holding a meeting with the Consultant of Taxation and Employment Affairs at the Ministry of Civil Service on the fields of work available in the civil service for graduates of geography departments in its various specialties. The Association received a letter from the Ministry of Civil Service In all that would help in determining the appropriate fields of work for the disciplines of geography, as well as to raise a letter to the Minister of Commerce on the profession of free professions, which includes seven professions and asked the Assembly to add the profession of environmental consulting geographies of the profession of free professions approved by the Ministry Trade. After many correspondence and study, the Ministry of Commerce agreed to add the profession of geo-environmental consultation to the list of free professions, which requires that the applicant must have a qualification in the field of geography.

27- The General Assembly congratulated the efforts of communicating with the dignitaries and officials in the Kingdom: Sheikh Eng. Abdullah Buqshan on 3/2/1431 H, and an attempt to meet with HE Dr. Khalid bin Mohammed Al-Anqari, Minister of Higher Education.

28- To be aware of the increasing requests for opinion and inquiries on the e-mail and e-mail issued by the Assembly compared to the past years, where he reached the e-mail of the Assembly of the number of (420) request and inquiry from the Assembly, and received 125 letters from the International Geographical Union, Or messages sent to members. The Association has exported (4450) e-mails and (3086) transactions by mail during the past year. And (15408) SMS by cell phone.

29- Approve the approval of the honoring of Dr. Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz Al-Humaidi (may Allah have mercy on him), from the Department of Geography at Qassim University in the meeting of the 26th General Assembly of the Saudi Geographical Society.

30 – The formation of a new board of directors in accordance with the new regulations of the Department of International Cooperation and Scientific Societies at King Saud University for a new session for three years.

 

Recommendations of the 27th General Assembly (held on 12/6/1432 H, King Saud University):

1- Approving the administrative report for the year 1431H / 1432H.

2. Approval of the Financial Report for the year 1431H.

3. Approve the recommendation of the Board of Directors in relation to Assembly Resolution 26 regarding the authors’ writing on the topics of urban, political, military, historical and regional geography, which have not been written in two geographical and geographical studies series issued by the Assembly. Because of the additional material costs to the Association, which has not yet received any financial support from the University, and the proposal to hold forums and seminars in the above topics in cooperation with the relevant authorities.

4. Approval of the nomination of Prof. Mohamed Shawki bin Ibrahim Makki, Chairman of the Board of Directors, to participate in a paper work at the Sixth Forum of Arab Geographers, which will be held by the Syrian Geographical Society in 2011, and the nomination of Dr. Mohammed bin Ibrahim Al-Dujairi to participate in the panel discussion, and to approve the participation of the Saudi Geographical Society in the exhibition accompanying the 6th Forum of Arab Geographers.

5- Approving the printing of the book “Al-Daisa: A green oasis in the middle of the desert in the Tabuk region” prepared by Dr. Ahmed bin Abdel-Fattah Nada. She is the daughter of Khamis Bilal.

6- Approving the scientific program for the year 1431 / 1432H. Which includes 11 public lectures, panel discussions and training courses.

7- Approving the apology of Prof. And the nomination of Dr. Khalid bin Atiq pharmacist, member of the Society and a member of the faculty of Taibah University to head the specialized group of population and urban studies in the Saudi Geographical Society.

8. After several attempts to draw up a list of towns and villages names for the cities and villages in Saudi Arabia, the General Assembly approved the recommendation of the Governing Council to leave the choice of cities and villages to the desirability of selecting and changing the names of villages from time to time.

9- Approving the study of the possibility of issuing an electronic cultural magazine on the website of the association. If successful, it is possible to study the issue of paper copies of the magazine, and to search for supporters and financiers of the magazine.

10. Approved the publication of research: “Research and studies of the Society from 1409-1429H” prepared by graduate students in the Department of Geography at the University of Imam in the numbers of the geographical publication.

11- Approving the joining of a representative of the students to the meetings of the board of directors to be a member of the association, and if the student without the bachelor’s degree in the treatment of the associate member. If the student has a bachelor’s degree, he has all the rights of the working member.

12 – Approval of the topics of the Idrissi Award for geographical excellence for the next three years as follows: a – the subject of the year 1432 e: the role of geographical factors in urban planning; b – the theme of the year 1433 e: dust storms: dangers and solutions; Municipal. As a result of the opinions of the Custodian, the prize is blocked for the year 1432 AH.

13 – Approval of the production of the second part of the film: Saudi Geographical Society: a success story, and the assignment of: Nasser bin Abdullah Al-Saleh, Mohamed Shawki bin Ibrahim Makki, prepared the scientific material for the production of the film.

14- Approval of Memorandum of Understanding between the Saudi Geographical Society and Knowledge World Center for granting the Center the right to benefit from the presentation and use of the Arab Journal of Geographic Information Systems, a series of geographical researches and a series of geographical studies issued by the Saudi Geographical Society, electronically and non-exclusively. A sum of 20% of the revenue generated by the database.

15. Approval of the amendment of the paragraphs of the rules of publication scientific chains issued by the Saudi Geographical Society to become as follows:

(4) The search is performed in digital format (on CD) printed in MS WORD with windows environments, leaving one and a half spacers between each line in the traditional Arabic font for the font and the monotype Koufi for the titles, 16 white for the cotton and 12 white for the margins Quran and Hadiths), accompanied by three hard copies on A4 paper, bearing in mind that the copies are on one face, the search limit is [75] pages, and the minimum [15] pages.

(6) The forms shall be presented in a digital format, read and displayed on the computer, or be drawn with Chinese ink on 12 x 18 cm paper, and shall be accompanied by the origin of the forms in the search.

16. To approve the nomination of the first Prime Minister of Singapore, Mr. Lee Ho, for the Lee Kuan World Cities Award, for his key role in developing Singapore into a distinctive, clean and green park city in a short period of a few decades under his leadership. This role has helped to adopt a strategy for land use, transportation, environmental policies and programs to develop Singapore into a livable city with a quality environment linked to a high standard of living, along with growth.

17- Approval of the participation of the Association in the first meeting of the scientific societies at King Saud University under the title: “Future vision scientific and strategic objectives,” during the period 6-7 / 2 / 1432H, and approval of the report of participation and the recommendations made.

18- Taking note of the decision of the scientific committee of the tenth symposium of the geography departments in the universities of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to postpone the symposium to 26-28 / 12 / 1432H (corresponding to 22-24 / 11 / 2011G) to complete the research that participated in the symposium and give more time to participate in research in Events of the Symposium.

19- Taking note of the request of the University of Taiba to host the eleventh symposium of the geography departments at the universities of the Kingdom in the month of Muharram 1435 AH.

20. The General Assembly was informed of the offer made by QODNET on the translation of the Geography Cube into the World Wide Web. Mohammed Shawki bin Ibrahim Makki, Chairman of the Board of Directors to follow up the subject and research on the funding and support for the site, and obtain the consent of the owner of the right to choose a solution to raise the Arabic version on Alfotoshob.

21 – Approval of the printing of the book paragraph: Resort Medina, the second edition of the series of cities and countryside in Saudi Arabia issued by the Assembly and take the necessary action to publish the book.

22 – Approval of the apology of Prof. Abdullah bin Suleiman Al-Hadithi, from the membership of the Board of Directors of the Saudi Geographical Society, and the nomination of a. Mohammed bin Ahmed Al-Rashed, for membership of the Board of Directors, based on the results of the elections of the Governing Council of the 14th Saudi Geographical Society on 14/4/1431 H. As a first reserve.

23- Approval of the report of the Editorial Board of the Arab Journal of Geographic Information Systems on its efforts during the last period from 23/5 / 1430H to 23/5 / 1432H and applying the criteria of the heads of scientific journals issued by the Department of International Cooperation and scientific societies to nominate the head of a new editorial board.

24 – Approval of the right to translate the “Journal of the Geography Teacher”, issued by the House of Routledge and under the supervision of the National Council for the teaching of geography in the United States, which deals with geography and geography teaching skills, shedding light on the branches of human geography and natural geography.

25- Approval of the project of converting the Kingdom Smart Map (Qibla direction) to an electronic product, which was accomplished by the member of the society, Mr. Hadi bin Abdullah Al-Yami, in coordination with Riyadh Technology Incubator at King Saud University.

25- To approve the re-search of those who support the production of the pocket map.

26- Approval of donations to the Assembly during the years 1431 and 1432H.

27 – Approval of the scientific trip to be scheduled to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan during the period 22/11 / 1432H (corresponding to 17-20 / 10/2011), and the program of the trip.

28. Approval of the participation of the Saudi Geographical Society in the 32nd International Geographical Union Conference, to be held in Cologne, Germany, 26-30 / 8/2012. Ali bin Mohammed Shaiban Arishi to form a working group for the participation of the Assembly in the International Conference of the International Union of Geographical International, a paper entitled: “The role of the Saudi Geographical Society in the publication of geographical studies that concern the application of modern technologies in geography in Saudi Arabia.”

29 – To approve the collection of research and articles published in a series of geographical research and geographical publication on the scientific research methods of Professor Dr. Yahya bin Mohammed Sheikh Abu al-Khair in one book for the benefit of students.

30 – The General Assembly participated in the following exhibitions: A – Exhibition accompanying the Fifth Forum of Geographic Information Systems held in Al Khobar 12-14 / 5 / 1431H; B – Participation in the exhibition accompanying the Geographical Day held by the Department of Geography, King Saud University 25/5 / 1431H; C – Participation in the exhibition accompanying the day of “Child Environment friend” held in the city of Al Hokair Land in Riyadh, 10/6/1431 H; D – Participation in the exhibition accompanying the first meeting of scientific societies, King Saud University 6-7 / 2 / 1432H.

31- The General Assembly was informed of the issuance of (3) researches on a series of geographical researches for the year 1431 / 1432H, a series of geographical studies (2) research, and electronic versions of volume (1,2) Volume 3 of the Arab Journal of Information Systems (2) of the Cities and Rural Series in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

32- The General Assembly was informed of the requests for opinion and inquiries on the e-mail and e-mail issued by the Association, where he reached the e-mail of the Association (539) request and query from the Assembly, and the Association has exported (5610) e-mail, and (703) Mail over the past year. And (5480) SMS by cell phone. The Association received 90 letters from the International Geographical Union (IGU) until 27/3/2011 and was answered or circulated to the geographical members of the Association.
33- Approval of the approval of holding the general assembly (28) of the Saudi Geographical Society in Al-Baha Region. The subject of the accompanying scientific meeting will be: “Development of the Saudi countryside” and a panel discussion on the specialized groups in the Saudi Geographical Society. Mohammed Shawqi bin Ibrahim Makki, Chairman of the Saudi Geographical Society, and Dr. Mohammed bin Abdul Hamid Mushash, member of the Board of Directors of the Saudi Geographical Society and head of the Studies and Training Unit of the Society.

 

The recommendations of the Twenty-eighth General Assembly (held on 14/4/1432 H, in the hall of Prince Faisal bin Mohammed Department of Education in the area of ​​Baha):

1 – Approval of the administrative report for the year 1432/1433 e.

2- Approving the annual financial report of the Society for the year 1432H.

3- Approving the printing of (1000) copies of the book “Abdullah bin Yusuf Al-Ghunaim, geographically from the Arabian Peninsula” to Professor Dr. Rushoud bin Mohammed Al-Kharif ..

4 – Approval of the renewal of the editorial body of a series of geographical research and a series of geographical studies for a period of (4) years from the date of 21/12/1432 H and thus to the Department of International Cooperation and scientific societies for approval.

5 – Approval of participation in the second meeting of scientific societies at King Saud University and accompanying exhibition.

6- Approving the amendment of the message and vision as follows:

Message from the Saudi Geographical Society:

To contribute to the development of the personal experiences of the Society’s employees and to expand the scope of their actual contributions according to the highest standards. Within the framework of the Islamic faith and the Arab and Islamic heritage; and strengthening channels of cooperation and partnership nationally, regionally and internationally.

Vision of the Saudi Geographical Society:

Excellence in deepening and expanding the geographical knowledge of specialists and members of society, and activating their applications in the development space, environmental and civilizational Saudi Arabia and internationally.

7 – Approval of the participation of the Society in the participation of the Association in the activities of Medina as the capital of Islamic culture for the year 2013.

8 – Approval of the establishment of a corner of the Saudi Geographical Society in the preparatory year at King Saud University in the corner of geography in the building of the preparatory year during the period 17-18 / 5 / 1433H at the headquarters of the preparatory year for humanitarian colleges.

9 – To agree that the next scientific trip of the Assembly to the area of ​​the cradle of gold.

10. Encouraging the Society to enrich its Wikipedia site with accurate geographical information about the geography of the Kingdom.

 

Second: Recommendations of scientific meetings of the Saudi Geographical Society:

Recommendations of the dialogue accompanying the Sixth General Assembly of the Saudi Geographical Society: “Teaching Geography in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia” on 29/10/1410 e.

1- Subjecting geographical books to experience and arbitration before adopting and circulating them in line with the educational policy of different stages of education.

2 – Interest in giving the teacher the general and specific objectives of the courses taught and writing these goals in the textbooks, provided that the opportunity for the teaching staff to participate in the preparation of curricula and the preparation of textbooks or enlightenment their views.

3 – Availability of specific criteria in the books prescribed:

a. Modernity of information.

B. Safety of language and style in line with the educational stage.

C. Free of anything contrary to the teachings of the Islamic religion.

4 – interest in the texts of geographical books so that students have the opportunity to think and address them so that the desired interaction between students and text books planned so that these texts contribute to the development of the personality of the student and confirm the desired trends.

5- The necessity of linking geographical decisions to the general development plan of the state and the conscious interaction with the global civilizational developments, as well as not contradicting and contradicting Islamic values.

6- The necessity of comprehensiveness of curriculum elements and textbooks to connect the student to his local environment through conducting exploratory field trips and the need to preserve and protect this environment.

7 – The need to include the curriculum of geography in the stages of public education topics related to the skills of mapping and reading.

8. Paying attention to the textbook maps, taking into consideration the compatibility between the information in the text and the shapes shown. The map should include the north-north scale, the length and width degrees, the key and the symbols and the signature of the information in their correct places.

9 – The need to expedite the issuance of a Saudi school atlas associated with the geographical decisions in order to identify both the teacher and the student in the educational process.

10 – to overcome the difficulties experienced by researchers, especially with regard to attendance on information and make maximum use of the available facilities in libraries, laboratories and laboratories.

11. Authorizes the Board of Directors of the Assembly to select the rapporteurs of the working committees for the subject of “Teaching Geography in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia” for the next year 1411.

 

Panel discussion: Control of place names in Saudi Arabia (accompanying the Eleventh General Assembly):

1- Establishing a specialized unit for geographical places and names in the Saudi Geographical Society.

2. The formation of a national committee concerned with the names of places and locations where the Saudi Geographical Society, the departments of geography and archeology in the Kingdom’s universities, the Military Survey Department and the Ministry of Education will be established.

 

Panel discussion: Remote sensing and its geographic applications in land use (accompanying the 14th General Assembly).

1 – To develop a vision for the participation of the departments of geography with other scientific departments in the service of geography and modern technologies.

2 – directing graduate students to use modern technology, and participation of graduate students with the competent authorities in the use of modern technologies.

3 – Dedicate more time for the accompanying dialogue or put it after lunch.

4 – Adoption of the proposal sand survey in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to submit to the King Abdul Aziz City for Science and Technology to take a decision from the owner of the authority.

5. Possibility to submit a proposal through the Saudi Geographical Society to address the Arab satellite organizations to allocate part of their activity for remote sensing.

 

 

Recommendations of the scientific meeting: field documentation for the Badr invasion

The Saudi Geographical Association in cooperation with the Center for Research and Studies Medina during the period 12-14 / 2 / 1426H at the King Abdul Aziz Public Library in Madinah

 

First: To send a cable to HRH Prince Muqrin bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud, Prince of Madinah Region and Chairman of the Research and Studies Center of Madinah, expressing sincere thanks and appreciation to His Highness for his patronage and support.

Second: To raise a cable of thanks and appreciation to the Director General of King Abdul Aziz Library in Madinah for hosting the seminar sessions on its first day and its contribution to the success of its work.

Third: Submit a request to the competent authorities to preserve the archaeological sites associated with the invasion, and protect it from encroachments and urban encroachment.

Fourth: Submit a request to the competent authorities to preserve the names of monuments and places as contained in the documented historical sources, and not allow to change them to new names.

Fifth: the development of guidance boards in more than one language in the main sites that were associated with the invasion, especially the sites of the descent of the armies and the battle site, and the cemetery of the martyrs, and add a panel of names of martyrs in several languages.

Sixth: Submit a request to the Supreme Commission for Tourism to take care of the Prophet’s way to Badr and the development of guidance boards at the monuments mentioned in the historical sources documented, so that visitors can identify and see the details of this great historical event and its features.

Seventh: Recommendation of the relevant cultural bodies to study the route taken by Abu Sufyan’s convoy upon returning from the Levant and documenting it.

Eighth: Inviting the competent authorities to establish a comprehensive database of the Prophet’s biography, which includes precise details of the geographical features mentioned by the documented sources and all related historical, geological and other studies.

Ninth: Invite the relevant cultural bodies and specialized researchers to cooperate with the King Abdulaziz Department to issue the Atlas of the Biography of the Prophet.

Tenth: To invite cultural bodies of religious, historical, geographical and geological disciplines to conduct in-depth systematic studies to serve and disseminate the Prophet’s biography.

Eleventh: Requesting the competent authorities to correct the name of Badr city in the maps where it was mentioned in the name Badr Haneen and delete the word (nostalgia) from it to preserve the historical name of the site and the city and circulate it to the relevant authorities locally and internationally.

Twelfth: Invite specialists to study comparative religions to follow the instructions related to the Badr Brigade, and any matters related to the prophetic biography in general, found in the previous religious books, especially the Gospels.

Thirteenth: To publish the research, maps, discussions and interventions presented to the symposium or during which a special issue was made, as a documentary reference to Badr’s invasion.

Fourteenth: Call for the holding of seminars similar to the events of the biography of the Prophet and other documentation field and published the results of documentation.

 

Recommendations of the scientific meeting: Tourism in Hail: Future Vision

 

Which was organized by the Saudi Geographical Society in cooperation with the Teachers College in Hail

 

In the name of God the Merciful Praise be to Allah the Lord of the Worlds, peace and blessings be upon the prophets and messengers Prophet Muhammad and his family and companions.

Upon the approval of His Royal Highness Prince Saud Bin Abdul Mohsen Al Saud, Amir of the Hail Region, No. 58/810/21540 dated 1/11/1427 H, and the approval of the Ministry of Education No. 434/426 dated 17/02/1426 H. Meeting: “Tourism In the region of Hail: a futuristic vision “in the Rehab Teachers College in the city of Hail. The invitations were sent by the Saudi Geographical Society and Teachers College to the members of the association and those interested in tourism to attend the meeting.

The meeting was attended by a good number of employees of the society, teachers college, government institutions and private sector companies. The meeting was opened under the patronage of His Royal Highness Prince Saud Bin Abdul Mohsen Al Saud, Governor of Hail. The following recommendations emerged from the meeting:

First: Raising cables of thanks and gratitude:

1. The participants in the meeting shall extend their sincere thanks and gratitude to His Royal Highness Prince of Hail for the generous approval of the meeting in Hail. A thank-you note is recommended.

2. The participants extend sincere thanks and appreciation to the Undersecretary of the Ministry of Education for teachers’ colleges for agreeing to the participation of the Teachers College in Hail in organizing the meeting, and it is recommended to raise a cable of thanks.

Second: The seminar concluded with the following recommendations:

1- The regional development planning in the Hail region should be considered with more procedures, mechanisms and means to absorb the potential tourist potential in Hail, whether natural, environmental or human, and to introduce this potential locally and externally, in coordination between the Regional Council, Hail Development Authority, In the city of Hail in accordance with scientific and geographical conditions to avoid places that can be dangerous to its users.

2. Encouraging the investment of the available resources in the Hail region to attract tourists from within and outside the region within a strategy that defines the priorities that seek to diversify the product of tourism, cultural, historical, sports and environmental offer (especially the mountainous and desert environment).

3. To establish natural and heritage reserves in order to preserve the general appearance and heritage sites in the region and to re-establish the vital area, especially in the mountains of Agha and Salma, while activating the regulations and regulations related to the conservation of these protected areas to promote eco-tourism.

4- Encouraging investors in tourism in Hail to adopt joint projects between the public and private sectors to reassure the private sector on their investments, and establish projects concerned with the infrastructure related to the development of tourism potential and encourage the owners of farms and private residences to organize and turn them into tourist resorts without prejudice to the components of the natural environment For them.

5 – activating the attractions of the natural and environmental characteristics of the Hail region (such as Darb Zubaydah, Nubda, Tabah, Qabar, Mishar, Shuaibeen etc). The participation of the public and private sectors in its organization, and the organization of tourist trips to the region in its period, taking into account all the designations that are in line with the religious values ​​of the Saudi society.

6 – The importance of appointing tour guides of high competence and know-how in the region to better identify them. The Chamber of Commerce and Industry in the region can be invited to offer specialized courses on how to deal with tourists. Attention should also be given to the development of guidance boards in suitable geographical locations, to the production of maps of tourist sites, to the warning of non-regular use, to penalties for violators, to security in tourist places and to the training and training of specialized teams on tourist security.

7. To raise the awareness of tourists by using the audio, visual and documentary media to preserve natural resources and interest in environmental tourism, as well as spreading tourism awareness among the local population to receive tourists, provide services to them, highlight the cultural heritage of the region and conduct research and scientific studies to analyze the population’s behavior. In dealing with tourists and work to improve these behaviors.

8- Supporting research and studies that are concerned with the development of tourism, encouraging the use of modern technology in these studies, and activating the role of the Saudi Geographical Association in adopting such studies for Hail and other regions of the Kingdom, while taking care of the environmental, social and economic dimensions of some tourist activities. ), And try to reduce the negative aspects, and protect the local environment from the use of arbitrary (burning, soil erosion, dumping of waste, the use of modern means of transport in areas not intended to be visited).

9. Develop transport and communication facilities, especially to and from the areas of ecotourism and archeology in the region, and develop the concept of integration in transport (comprehensive ticket), and the establishment of restrooms and centers for the sale of food and places to perform prayers in these areas, and lighting to enable tourists to stay longer, even after Sunset, and building information centers on the main entrances of the area.

10- Developing integrated tourism programs between tour operators so that the program consists of a single package including travel, accommodation and tours. It is imperative to invite the Higher Tourism Authority in the region to support the integration and coordination between the various tourism sectors throughout the region, and to encourage group tourism and scientific trips.

11- Supporting and developing small local industries to activate their role in tourism development in the region.

12. Coordinate with the Ministry of Civil Service to define the job descriptions and describe them accurately in line with the tourism sector and provide new fields of work for men and women, with emphasis on the need to develop women’s work in the field of tourism under an independent women’s sector.

 

Recommendations of the Scientific Meeting of the General Assembly (24) of the Saudi Geographical Society

Environmental Development in Al-Ahsa Governorate: Ambitions and hopes

10-20 March 2008 (18-20 March 2008)

In the name of God the Merciful Praise be to Allah the Lord of the Worlds, peace and blessings be upon the prophets and messengers Prophet Muhammad and his family and companions.

Under the patronage of His Highness Prince Badr bin Mohammed bin Jalawi, Governor of Al-Ahsa Province, and hosting the Department of Geography at the Faculty of Sharia and Islamic Studies at Imam Muhammad bin Saud Islamic University, Al-Ahsa Branch, the Saudi Geographical Society held the scientific meeting: “Environmental Development in Al-Ahsa Governorate: Ambitions and hopes.” The invitations were sent by the Saudi Geographical Society and the Faculty of Sharia and Islamic Studies to the members of the association and those interested in attending the meeting.

The meeting was attended by a good number of employees of the association, Saudi universities, government institutions and private sector companies. The meeting was opened under the patronage of His Highness Prince Badr bin Mohammed bin Jalawi, Governor of Al-Ahsa Governorate. The following recommendations emerged from the meeting:

First: Raising cables of thanks and gratitude:

1. The participants in the meeting shall extend their sincere thanks and gratitude to His Royal Highness Prince of the Eastern Region.

2 – The participants in the meeting sincerely thanks and gratitude to His Highness the province of Al – Ahsa to sponsor the scientific meeting. A thank-you note is recommended.

3. The participants extend their sincere thanks and appreciation to His Excellency the Director of King Imam University Muhammad bin Saud Islamic University for his approval of the participation of the Faculty of Sharia and Islamic Studies in Al-Ahsa in organizing the meeting.

4. The participants would like to thank all the companies and institutions that participated in the support of the meeting: Al Ahsa Intercontinental Hotel, Saudi Aramco Company, Al Jabbar Trading Company, Al Ahsa Tourism & Leisure Company, Al Kifah Holding Company and Al Bashir Trading & Contracting Company.

 

Second: The seminar concluded with the following recommendations:

1- The necessity of supporting the tourism activity that is not damaging to the environment (the positive attitude towards the environment).

2- To attract local, national and international tourism investment.

3- To benefit from the natural, human and cultural characteristics (mountains, sand dunes, mosques) in the process of attraction.

4 – the need to preserve the agricultural land and prevent urban encroachment on them.

5 – Preserving the sites of the eyes that dried up and developed as tourist attractions.

6 – Rapid attention to the maintenance and protection of archaeological sites as a cultural duty and a tourist attraction such as the Juatha Mosque, and the old port in Al – Aqeer.

7 – the development of academic sections on the environment at the University of Imam Muhammad bin Saud Islamic / Al-Ahsa branch.

8. Recommending to the Saudi Geographical Society and the seminars of geography departments to hold more seminars and seminars that devote integration rather than competition between departments. This can be done by focusing each section on a particular direction in geography and not repeating the same trends in all or most sections of geography.

9 – Call for the intensification of the use of modern geographic techniques in the teaching of geographical courses and in geographical research.

10- Paying attention to achieving the gap in geography education between public education and university education. He urged the Saudi Geographical Society to cooperate with the Ministry of Education to participate in the development of geography curricula in public education.

11 – the need to open up higher education in the departments of geography to the community and create a partnership training, operational and research with the public and private sectors to serve the community, and to urge in-depth studies show the contribution of the public sector in support of education, training and employment.

12- Establishment of central committees in addition to the scientific committees in the departments to study the content of the courses and how they relate to the professional preparation and development of students.

13- Reviewing the geographical geography book in terms of quality, availability and development by encouraging faculty members to co-authorize, which helps to cooperate and increase the quality of the book.

14- Urging ministries and government and non-governmental departments to provide transparency in providing information and data to researchers on the number of graduates from geography departments and the number of those who could be employed and who could not be absorbed by the labor market. This encourages scientific studies that identify trends and enable them to study the potential and develop the graduates’ .

 

Report on a panel discussion “Quarter of a Century of Giving”

21/3 / 1430H (Hall of Sheikh Hamad Al-Jasser, 26B, King Saud University)

 

The Saudi Geographical Society held a panel discussion entitled “A Quarter of a Century of Giving” at the Hall of Sheikh Hamad Al-Jasser at King Saud University, coinciding with the celebration of the 25th anniversary of the General Assembly or Assembly and the General Assembly 25 at 10 am on Wednesday 21/3 / 1430H, has participated in the workshop of:

Prof. Mohammed Shawki Bin Ibrahim Makki, Chairman of the Association, as the director of the workshop.

Prof. Nasser bin Abdullah Al-Saleh, former director of Umm Al-Qura University, as a member.

Prof. As’ad bin Suleiman Abdo, a member of the Shura Council (former), as a member.

Dr.. Abdullah bin Hamad Al-Khalaf, Vice-President of Imam University for Graduate Studies and Scientific Research, as a member.

 

The discussion focused on the following topics:

1- Personal experiences of geography education.

2 – Personal experiences related to the Saudi Geographical Association.

3 – ambitions and aspirations for the functions of the Saudi Geographical Society.

 

Recommendations:

1- Activating the role of every person and every member of committees working in the association.

2- Participation of the Society in the evaluation of scientific messages in the Kingdom.

3 – Evaluation of the biography of the Assembly.

4- Adopting the idea of ​​the knowledge economy.

5- The contribution of the association in a number of geography education curricula.

6 – Activating the role of the association in correcting the mental image of geography in society and state institutions.

7 – The Assembly to address the attack on geography.

8. The contribution of the Society in development projects

9 – Activating the role of the association in the definition of the Kingdom and intensify the program of scientific trips.

10 – Adding material in geography sections on the Saudi geographical heritage.

11 – The adoption of the Assembly to call for the establishment of a center for geographical heritage in the Ministry of Higher Education.

12- The Society shall re-print the books of Dr. Hussein Bondakji

13 – Increasing the content of the geographical library in many modern topics, whether translation or writing.

14 – documenting all the events of the seminar in the Assembly.

15 – Holding a special meeting of the paper Asaad bin Suleiman Abdo as the first document in the march of the Assembly.

16- To consider the speech of His Excellency the Director of King Saud University at the opening ceremony as one of the documents of the meeting (To see the speech of His Excellency the Director of King Saud University-( Press Here).

 

Recommendations of the Scientific Meeting: Regional Development in Qassim Region: for Sustainable Development

14-16 Rabi ‘Al-Azhar 1431 H (30 March – 1 April 2010)

In the name of God the Merciful Praise be to Allah the Lord of the Worlds, peace and blessings be upon the prophets and messengers Prophet Muhammad and his family and companions.

Under the patronage of His Royal Highness Prince Faisal bin Bandar bin Abdul Aziz, Governor of Qassim Region, and hosting the Department of Geography at Qassim University, the Saudi Geographical Society held the scientific meeting: “Regional Development in Qassim Region: for Sustainable Development”. The invitations were sent by the Saudi Geographical Society and the Department of Geography at Qassim University to the members of the association and those interested to attend the meeting.

The meeting was attended by a number of employees of the Association, Saudi universities, government institutions and private sector companies. The meeting was opened under the patronage of His Royal Highness Prince Faisal bin Bandar bin Abdul Aziz, Governor of Riyadh Region.

First: Raising cables of thanks and gratitude:

1. The participants in the meeting shall extend their sincere thanks and gratitude to His Royal Highness Prince Faisal bin Bandar bin Abdulaziz, Governor of Qassim Region for sponsoring the scientific meeting. A thank-you note is recommended.

2. The participants extend their sincere thanks and appreciation to HE Dr. Khalid bin Abdul Rahman Al Hamoudi, Director of Qassim University for his approval and support for the meeting.

3. The participants would like to thank all the companies and institutions that participated in the support of the meeting: Sheikh Hamoud Al Ali Al Khalaf, Al Othaim Holding Company, Al Tamimi Markets, Herfy Company, Sheikh Mousaed Bin Mohammed Al Madifar, Semaco Pharmaceutical Company and Al Qasim Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

 

Second: The seminar concluded with the following recommendations:

1 – Interest in the preparation, preparation and cleaning of valleys in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in general and the Qassim area in particular, and work to remove all construction and obstacles in the ravages of these valleys.

2. Conduct periodic studies of the state of the wadis and assess their situation and take all appropriate measures to avoid the dangers of floods and establish a clear relationship between the size of floods and weather conditions and land formations and human activities.

3 – Completion of the Atlas of the valley of Rama helps to optimize planning for the establishment of communities near the stream.

4 – the allocation of a research chair to protect Wadi Rum.

5- Follow-up the investigation of polluted water sources that pollute the surface and sub-surface waters of Wadi Al-Rama, work on understanding the mechanisms of its work, and search for solutions to drain wastewater so as not to endanger the environment of the valley.

6 – The need to work to achieve economic integration between the north and south of the Valley of Rama.

7 – To urge geographers and researchers of climate science, geology, geomorphology and geometries of all kinds to carry out the permanent studies of the valley of Rama.

8 – The need to include units of urban abandonment and names attached to lists of place names by population censuses.

9 – Reduce urban expansion for the villages in the Arab Shield, especially the extreme and small sizes that lack any economic and service components.

10. Recommending the establishment of scientific studies centers for urban studies at Qassim University.

11 – Attention to the local community for tourism development and the distribution of government services in a balanced manner between the provinces of Qassim.

12 – the need to protect pasture located to the south and south-west of the province of the importance of livestock.

13- Introducing tourism through the various media, and encouraging private investments in the sector of sustainable tourism industry in Qassim region

14 – Diversification of tourism product in the Qassim region such as: agricultural tourism, festivals, cultural and heritage tourism, and the spread of nature reserves as a tourist product.