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22 December 2015

Community Jameel Honored by HRH Prince Meshaal Bin Majid at the 4th Edition of Jeddah Commercial Forum

  • Community Wellbeing
Community Jameel, the community services arm of Abdul Latif Jameel, recently took part at the fourth edition of the Jeddah Commercial Forum, as the social responsibility partner. Under the patronage of HRH Prince Khalid Al Faisal, Advisor to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, Governor of Makkah Al Mukarramah region and in the presence of HRH Meshaal Bin Majid, Governor of Jeddah, the forum took place on the 22nd and 23rd of December, 2015, at Hilton Jeddah, under the slogan “With Partnership and Investment, We Make the Future”.
Community Jameel Jeddah Trade Forum

During the forum, Mr. Hassan Mohammed Abdul Latif Jameel, President of Community Jameel Domestic received an award on behalf of Community Jameel from HRH Meshaal Bin Majid Bin Abdulaziz, for its efforts in the social responsibility space.

The two-day event hosted experts to discuss six main areas, which include the role of the Integrated Development Center in developing Makkah Al Mukarramah region, the investment environment in the Jeddah Province, and the opportunities and challenges of self-employment, as well as the limitations and effects of direct foreign investment on the Saudi market and its future impact. One of the sessions also saw Community Jameel showcasing its initiatives, under the title “Motivators of the Investment Environment in the Jeddah Province,” which focused on the administrative and legislative procedures, and facilitators dedicated to enhancing and improving the investment environment in Saudi Arabia, and Jeddah in particular.

Mr. Hassan Mohammed Abdul Latif Jameel commented on Community Jameel’s participation saying, “Community Jameel’s participation in the forum reflects its commitment to support initiatives that are organized by different national organizations in Saudi Arabia. An event like the Jeddah Commercial Forum is in line with Community Jameel’s goals and gives us an opportunity to be part of important discussions related to the Saudi economy.”

“The forum is a perfect platform for business leaders, industry experts, academics, and economic analysts to exchange knowledge and share success stories. Community Jameel was established to serve societies through a number of initiatives, which include participating in events that respond to the priorities of the Saudi community and engage actively in developing constructive frameworks and strategies.”

Since its establishment, Community Jameel has helped create job opportunities, reduce unemployment and enhance the arts and culture scene in the Middle East, and beyond. In collaboration with its partners, Community Jameel focuses on research and studies in the field of combating poverty and enhancing education and training opportunities, to positively impact the society.

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