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Message by KKU Rector

Message by KKU Rector

Our university, King Khalid University or "KKU", is a major university in the Kingdom.

In addition to its academic role, KKU assumes a range of responsibilities at local and national levels. This Intern ational Conference on Media and Terrorism, is but one example of such a role.

It is now widely accepted across the globe that in our age, terro rism has become a major plague. It tops the agendas of governments and politicians, the military, social and economic institutions, including un iversities, researchers and the wider public everywhere.

The International Conference on Media and Terrorism, focuses on significant topics related to this subject and the roles media traditional and new play and/or can play in combatting terrorism.

We welcome and thank the high-caliber and distinguished pool of local, regional and international researchers, of media leaders and of experts, who will be taking part in and enriching this conference with their valuable contributions.

We look forward to this conference and trust it will realize its objectives.

Finally, I would like to thank the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdul-Aziz; the Crown Prince, Prince Mohammed bin Naif bin Abdul-Aziz; and Deputy Premier, Minister of Interior, and Deputy Crown Prince, Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdul-Aziz for their solid support and their major role in advancing the development of Saudi universities and other educational institutions through the years.

I also extend my gratitude to the many KKU organizing committees who have worked very hard to transform this conference from an ‘ idea ’ to a rich, full-fledged successful conclusion.

Prof. Dr. Falih bin Rajallah Al-Salamy

Rector of King Khalid University