In 1932 king Abdulaziz Al Saud could successfully unite the parts of his country in the name of (The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia) after many combats lasted 32 years. He stated the rules of his country according to the holly book of God and the sunnah of his messenger.
He assigned his eldest son Saud as his crown prince. After his death, King Saud becomes the king of Saudi Arabia and he is followed by his younger brother king Faisal, then king Khlid who is followed by king Fahad. King Abdullah is the following king and he is the current king of Saudi Arabia
In this essay I will compare and contrast between Saudi Arabia during king Fahad rule and his brother king Abdullah the current king of ...view middle of the document...
In the past and during king Fahad rule, there were only 7 universities in Saudi Arabia; 3 of them were Islamic universities such as Al Imam Mohammed Ibn Saud Islamic University in Riyadh, while currently king Abdullah established 28 public universities including King Abdullah University of Science and Technology in the Western province. It is an international graduate- level research university and it is considered to be one of the best universities in the world.
It is noteworthy to mention that not only the number of schools is changed in Saudi Arabia but also the subjects to be taught and the instructors as well. During king Fahad rule, education centered on religion. Many religious courses were learned from the first few years of education, while during king Abdullah rule, religious courses were eliminated and start in the middle school. Moreover, teaching English language also shows the differences between education in Saudi Arabia during the periods of king Fahad rule and king Abdullah rule. In the past especially during king Fahad rule, teaching English was taught only in the Secondary School, wile during king Abdullah rule English teaching becomes essential in Elementary Schools. Now I will move to the last point in education that shows how the period of King Abdullah rule is better than any other period. It is about the teachers and the instructors. During king Fahad rule, the teachers were foreigners especially female teachers, but during king Abdullah rule he focuses on Saudi qualified teachers.
Another important aspect that makes the period of king Abdullah better is the urban development in Saudi Arabia. It is well noticed that Saudi Arabia is improved during the last decade because in the past and during king Fahad rule, neighborhoods were placed randomly with maximum seven- floor buildings. Now Saudi Arabia and specially Riyadh is full of skyscrapers and well-arranged neighborhoods as well as roads. King Abdullah is also interested in establishing modern cities such as King Abdullah Economic City in Riyadh.
Now I will move to sport and sport cities in Saudi Arabia. Both of king Fahad and king Abdullah were interested in sport. The difference between them is that King Fahad placed only 13 sport cities around Saudi Arabia while king Abdullah has made them 16 sport cities with 11 more under construction.
Also, nobody ignores the fact that king Fahad...