A delegation of Saudi Boy Scout Association will leave for London this month to participate in the centenary celebrations of the scouting movement, according to Dr. Abdullah Alfahad, secretary-general of the Saudi Boy Scout Association (SBSA).
Dr. Alfahad said 150 delegates from the Kingdom would be joining the celebrations from July 27 to Aug. 8.
In another development, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah is sponsoring a project, "King Abdullah's Gift for Peace," to promote international understanding and brotherhood among nations.
The king's initiative is in response to an international congress on scouts to be held in Geneva, Switzerland, in November 2008. Laek Ali M. Aydrose, chief commissioner of Bharat Scouts & Guides, was present at the announcement.
Dr. Alfahad said, a center, known as "King Abdullah's Gift to Peace" Center has been set up as part of the project. The Kingdom will bear the expenses for the peace project intended to promote peace and international brotherhood. He also announced that a dialogue on extremism in schools will be organized for students and families in Riyadh, Makkah and Madinah during the summer vacation.