Al Riyadh, September 2011: Al Manhal, the world's first Arabic full-text searchable electronic content platform, signed an agreement with Al Rushd Library in Saudi Arabia. The agreement was signed by Mr. Mohamad Al Baghdadi, CEO of Al Manhal; Mr. Ahmad Bin Fahd Al Hamdan, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Al Rushd Library; Mr. Mohammad Al Shafi, Al Manhal’s Content Development Manager; together with Mr. Fahd Ahmad Hamdan, Deputy General Manager; and Mr. Abed Al Rahman Bin Ahmad Al Hamdan, Chief Executive of Al Rushd Library; were all present at the signing.

Both sides discussed the importance of this agreement to the enrichment of the digital Arabic content in universities, scientific institutions, and research centers, as well as the status of the Arabic language and its role in human civilization.