ASBAR Center for Studies, Research & Communications was established in 1414 H. (1994 G.) in response to some national and scientific needs after a very careful and thorough study of the needs of both the public and private agencies in the fields of studies, research, opinion surveys, and consultations. ASBAR’s headquarter is based in Riyadh.
The Center depends totally on scientific research in offering its services in order to provide specialized information for decision makers. That’s why the center does its best to make use of the distinguished expertise and highly-qualified people in the different fields of its interest. As a result, the Center has formed the first scientific committee in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia which consists of a remarkable number of specialized people who have a direct supervision on the studies and researches carried out by the Center.
ASBAR Center focuses on strategic studies, opinion surveys, media and information consultations; organizing, designing and supervising media and information campaigns; organizing conferences and occasions; publishing encyclopedias and periodicals, flyers, documentation studies; and offering technical services in the different fields of publication.
The following are the Director Generals of ASBAR:
- Mr. Abdulaziz Mohammed Al Mansour
- Dr. Fawwaz Mohammed Ad Dakheel
- Dr. Misfer bin Raddah Al Harthi
- Mr. Abdullah Mohammed Al Bassami