Sheikh Saleh Kamel Wins 1st Makkah Award for Excellence
23 June 2011:
Makkah Gov. Prince Khaled Al-Faisal announced the winners of the first Makkah Award for Excellence at a press conference in the governor’s office in Jeddah. Eight of 250 applications received were recognized for their extraordinary contributions to the province.
Prince Khaled expressed satisfaction at the number of nominations for the award.
The award is to encourage outstanding work from both individuals and organizations in the governorate.
“It completes our development strategy in the region by encouraging outstanding work from both individuals and organizations,” he said.
The award was established last year and organized by the Makkah Board of Culture headed by Prince Khaled. It aims to increase competition and creativity by giving recognition in selected fields. “The award is open to anyone who feels that he or she has contributed significantly to the development of the region,” the prince said.
The award is also open to both local and international companies. “What’s important is the significance of their contributions to the Makkah region,” Prince Khaled said.
The Economic Excellence Award went to Sheikh Saleh Kamel for his major economical contribution and significant projects he initiated in the province<< Back to News & Events