7 winners of the Princess Seetah Award for Social Work


Under the patronage of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz, the Minister of Human Resources and Social Development and the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Award, Ahmed Al-Rajhi, yesterday honored the winners of the Princess Seetah Bint Abdulaziz Award for Excellence in Social Work in its eighth session for 2020, in a ceremony held in the Prince’s Hall Sultan Al-Kubra at Al-Faisaliah Hotel in Riyadh.

During the ceremony, the Princess Seetah Bint Abdulaziz Award announced its supportive initiatives “Together to Support Green Saudi Arabia”, which target remote areas and needy families, and work on development, training and support in accordance with specific environmental programs for a year in coordination with the relevant authorities.

Al-Rajhi said, in his speech at the ceremony: “Today we are happy to honor the award winners in its eighth session, which came in line with the events of the times, and to allocate the theme of its session for this year under the name“ Social Work in the Face of Crises and Dangers ”. The daughters of the nation are one meat for the unity, growth and prosperity of this dear country.

For his part, the Secretary-General of the Award, Fahad Al-Maghlouth, said that 404 candidates, from entities and individuals, were submitted for the award for all five branches of the award, and 37 candidates moved to the evaluation stage, and then 17 candidates reached the final judging stage, and after the final decision and application of the award criteria And field visits to the sites of the candidates by the jury, the opinion was reached on 7 winners.

Prize winners in its current session for 2020:

1. Excellence in National Achievement: The “Madrasati” platform and the “Health Volunteerism” program in the Ministry of Health

2. Excellence in the Islamic Endowment: The Endowment of the General Authority of Endowments

3. Excellence in Social Work Programs: The Sub-Council of Civil Associations in Al-Madinah Al-Munawwarah Region on the initiative of “The Good of Al-Madina”

4. Pioneers of social work: Sheikh Abdullah Ibrahim Al-Subaie

5. Social Responsibility: Advanced Petrochemical Company and Sadara Chemical Company, for two supportive initiatives during the Corona pandemic

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