The best thing about going on a vacation that you can do any sort of activity that you like. From chilling by the beach to long walks under the moon light. Some of us out there reading a book by the beach is literally heaven; and since we always have something for everyone, we made you a list of 4 different books to enjoy with the sound of crashing waves.
So, whether you are a book warm or not that much into reading, you will find something in there that you will like:
Milk and honey:
Milk and honey is a poetry book written by Rupi Kaur. The book is divided into four chapters, and each chapter narrates a different kind of experience. You can definitely finish this book in a couple of hours, be careful tho because it might drags you in a roller coaster of emotions.
The Lover’s Dictionary:
The Lover’s Dictionary is the first adult by David Levithan. This modern love story is told entirely dictionary entries. It is a pretty small book; however, it shows you all the details of the different stages lovers go through.
The Subtle Art of Not Giving a Fuck:
The name says it all, doesn’t it?
The second book by blogger and author Mark Manson. In this book, Manson criticizes the culture of mindless positivity that isn’t practical or helpful for most people. The author relies on his personal experience to illustrate his point of view.
The Diary of Frida Kahlo: An Intimate Self-Portrait:
The Diary of Frida Kahlo: An Intimate Self-Portrait is an illustrated journal created by Frida herself where she expressed lots of dreams, wishes and thoughts. The journal also reflects on her stormy relationship with her husband, artist Diego Rivera, along with 70 mesmerizing watercolor illustrations.
Vacation is just getting started, so pick up a book and enjoy some good reading by the beach
In the current fight against the pandemic, women of Saudi Arabia haven’t failed in showing significant leadership skills. Princess Hind Bint Abdul Rahman Al Saud is among the powerful women who are standing against the spread of the virus.
Princess Hind Bint Abdul Rahman Al Saud has been named Ambassador of the Regional Social Responsibility Network, the global network that supports and aids the efforts exerted towards ending the spread of the virus.
The network also advocated the work of governments and organizations across the globe geared towards curbing the current pandemic.
The Regional Social Responsibility Network was launched between March 25 and June 25 as part of the United Nations Global Compact. It saw the participation of many Arab and international figures and is in cooperation with the International Community Responsibility Federation.
HRH is the ideal candidate to provide insights and support to the campaign considering her remarkable career in business and various fields.
Commenting on her landmark appointment, the Princess took tweeted words of gratitude: “I have had the honor to be selected as an ambassador to support international efforts in the fight against the current pandemic.”
In light of the campaign’s role in fighting off the novel virus, it will host key events such as the launch of the “Supporting Ambassador For The International Efforts To Fight COVID-19.”
The event will bring together renowned leaders and personalities who will leverage their strengths and presence in order to send powerful messages to various communities across the globe on the roles they can play to help curb the coronavirus pandemic.
One of the wings of the Saudi Health Council, the National Center for Health Research and Studies had launched several electronic platforms that are specialized in providing comprehensive interactive services on coronavirus.
Among these newly launched platforms is the interactive map, which monitors the number of infected people around the world and offer the ‘BasherBot’ a bot designed to be your smart assistant, it answers all of your questions and speaks different languages.
The new platforms have been launched in light of the efforts exerted by state agencies to help limit the spread of the virus by taking all the necessary and precautionary measures.
Secretary-General of the Saudi Health Council, Dr. Nahar Bin Mazki Al-Azemi, said that the launch of the electronic platforms is yet another extension to the preventive measures taken and the efforts done by government agencies to help end the coronavirus.
Highlighting the features of “Basherbot,” General Director of the National Health Information Center Eng. Hashem Abu Bakr said: “It works with artificial intelligence to respond to inquiries and questions related to coronavirus in Arabic and English”.
It is noteworthy that the “interactive platform corona” provides information about the new virus, as well as monitoring and follow-up statistics around the world, instant updates of everything related to the COVID-19, illustrated charts and graphs, as well as displaying the latest news about the virus, educational content to educate users, in addition to a guide on quarantine facilities in the Kingdom.
With the ongoing pandemic, the Kingdom is taking all the preventive measures needed to combat it but at the same time, life must go on and so the government is working hard on providing educational and work opportunities.
In light of this, the Kingdom’s Technical and Vocational Training Corporation (TVTC) launched two digital colleges for women, offering them diploma and bachelor programs in several fields such as data technologies, network systems management, software, multimedia, e-marketing, and web technologies.
According to Saudi Press Agency (SPA), the new digital colleges will launch their programs at the start of the new academic year.
“This trend to set up digital technology colleges has come so as to keep abreast with the labor market needs for digital jobs and to empower women in this field. We will have qualified graduates having the experience and competence required by the labor market in future.” Governor of TVTC, Dr. Ahmed Bin Fahd Al-Fuhaid, said.
Dr. Al-Fuhaidalso praised the efforts of institution in launching the digital colleges, explaining that the platforms will provide students with the chance to learn from the safety of their homes, “based on performance evaluation indicators such as professional expansion, assimilation, qualification and development of national cadres.”
This also come in line with the Kingdom’s Vision of 2030, that aims at reshaping the economy and giving women equal chances to shine.