Announcing winners of Almarai Veterinarian Award
Almarai Company and Saudi Veterinarian Association announced names of the winners of Almarai Veterinarian Award in a party held by the Award Secretariat in Al-Ahsaa for 2016 in its eighth edition, under sponsorship of Saleh Al-Afaleq, the Board Chairman, Al-Ahsaa Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
The GCC Outstanding Veterinarian Award branch was won equally by Veterinarian Samer Al-Bloushi, from the Sultanate of Oman, and Veterinarian Abdulmajeed Al-Rawahi, from the Sultanate of Oman. The Award of the Outstanding Saudi Veterinarian in veterinary therapy went to Veterinarian Abdullah Al-Hawwas, Educational Hospital, College of Veterinary and Agriculture, Qassim University.
Dr. Majed Hemaida, Faculty Member, Veterinary and animal Wealth College, King Faisal University, and Dr. Abdulmalek Khalafallah, Researcher, Camel Research Center, King Faisal University, won the Award of Outstanding Veterinary Researcher branch equally. The Award of Veterinary and Community Service branch went to Dr. Mohammad Hussain, for his outstanding services in supporting veterinary medicine in Saudi Arabia.
Abdullah Al-Otaibi, Almarai’s Public Relations Manager, stated that Almarai is keen in the programs supporting scientific activities, based on the company’s social responsibility.
He noted that Almarai patronizes several annual awards that are related to the community’s scientific and research needs such as General Education Excellence Award in collaboration with Arab Bureau of Education for the Gulf States “ABEGS”, and Scientific Excellence Award in collaboration with King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology “KACST”.
On his part, Dr. Ahmed Alluwaimi, the Award secretary General, said that Almarai is always proactive in supporting veterinary medicine in Saudi Arabia and the GCC region. He stressed that the Award helped upgrade of the scientific research in this field.
Alluwaimi added that Almarai’s sponsorship of the Award imparted it a local and regional dimension because the company has widespread presence in Saudi and GCC communities.