Under the patronage of His Royal Highness Prince Khalid Al Faisal, Advisor to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and Governor of the Makkah Region, King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC), in cooperation with Dar Al-Hekma University, has announced the launch of Raiah, the first award in the Kingdom to honor exceptional women in Saudi Arabia. The honor is intended to inspire young Saudi women to dedicate themselves to their ambitions and their goals and to celebrate Saudi women as invaluable assets to the Kingdom and to Islam.
“Women play an essential role in the development and leadership of King Abdullah Economic City and in the growth of our strong communities,” said Fahd Al-Rasheed, Group CEO and Managing Director of KAEC. “Saudi women are playing an increasingly central role in the social and economic progress of the Kingdom and their achievements deserve recognition and emulation.”
Mr. Al-Rasheed expressed his appreciation to HRH Prince Khalid Al Faisal for supporting the Raiah and for his continuous support and encouragement of KAEC initiatives. He also thanked Dar Al-Hekma University for its role in promoting the cause of Saudi women.
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