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Almarai honors outstanding students from the Arab Gulf for the 13th year

Almarai and the Arab Education Office honored the outstanding students of general education in the Gulf Cooperation Council countries. This was part of a ceremony conducted to announce the winners in the Academic Excellence Award, which was hosted in Saudi Arabic, in Riyadh, under the patronage of His Excellency Dr. Hamad bin Muhammad Al Sheikh, Minister of Education. The award was given this year to 36 students from the Gulf Cooperation Council countries and Yemen.

The ceremony was attended by Dr. Ali bin Abdul-Khaliq Al-Qarni, Director General of the Arab Education Bureau of the Gulf Countries, Faisal Al-Fahadi, Executive Vice President of Almarai, and a number of ambassadors and Arab cultural attaches in Saudi Arabia. In addition to the honored students who attended the ceremony virtually.

“Our vision in Almarai adopts education and human development as the top of its investment priorities. The award aims to strengthen young people and to support the distinguished and talented among them. As we believe the future relies on them, their capabilities are an indicator of our society’s potential in achieving leadership in the future where earning cognitive abilities is the heat of success.” said Faisal Al-Fahadi, Executive Vice President of Almarai.

The Academic Excellence Award, which is held for the thirteenth year under the auspices of Almarai, aims to enhance excellence and creativity among students of the Gulf Cooperation Council countries, develop their capabilities and talents, and open the doors for competition as the award embodies the private sector’s interest in education and making tomorrow’s human being. Since its launch in 2006, the award has honored more than 500 students in the Gulf Cooperation Council countries.