The advisor to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, Governor of Makkah Al-Mukarramah Prince Khaled Al-Faisal, in the presence of his deputy Prince Badr bin Sultan, at the emirate’s headquarters, launched the social support initiative implemented by the University of Jeddah.
They listened to an explanation of the initiative presented by the President of the University of Jeddah, Dr. Adnan Al-Humaidan, which offers 12 initiatives, including a university without walls, and reinforces the university’s responsibility and pioneering role in society, and the security initiative that aims to care for society and its security.
Subsequently, they witnessed the signing of cooperation agreements between the university and the branch of the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development in the region, the Social Development Committee, and the Mercy Committee in Jeddah, aiming to organize training and rehabilitation courses for the labor market, and prepare studies and research, workshops and programs in traffic safety and combating violence, and it was agreed to provide Diplomas and specialized courses in these fields, as well as launching awareness campaigns and virtual forums that enhance social security in addition to strengthening partnerships and community service provided by the university to groups of society, especially for prisoners and released prisoners and their families by providing support to productive families of prisoners’ families in the projects that the university establishes, and training and rehabilitation of children of prisoners In the areas required by the labor market, and to provide a system of training courses and integrated research consultations.
The partnerships were signed with the President of Jeddah University, Fahd bin Raqoush, Director of the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development Branch in Makkah Al-Mukarramah Region, Ahmed Al-Hamdan, Chairman of the Trahum Committee in Jeddah, and Hani Saab, Head of Social Development at the District Council.
Then the Governor of Makkah Al-Mukarramah Region inaugurated, in the presence of his deputy, the Jeddah University Chair for Community Support, which aims to achieve integration in the field of research related to society and its stability and means of support between the concerned authorities inside and outside the university, and to support scientific knowledge specialized in social support issues through authoring and translation, and to contribute to raising awareness of the importance of Maintaining the security and stability of society and preserving the achievements acquired in its various fields. And participate in the analysis of issues related to the effects on society in all areas touching with it, and study them with a scientific methodology indicating the causes, effects and solutions to them.