The ceremony was held at the King Abdullah Cultural Center in Jubail Industrial City on Sunday evening under the patronage of HE the Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources and Chairman of the Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu Eng. Khalid bin Abdul Aziz Al-Faleh, and in the presence of HE the President of the Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu, in charge Dr. Mosleh Hamed Al Otaibi , a number of Royal Commission, companies officials , and citizens.
HE. said that our dear country is witnessing a comprehensive development in all fields specially in industry sector due to the unlimited support from the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz and His Royal Highness Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman. He said that the RC is proud of its contribution with the large number of initiatives in the National Transformation Program 2020 aimed at achieving the vision of the Kingdom of 2030 and the approval of the wise leadership therein, which is an addition of the great support to RC from the monarchs of this country i.e. King Khalid ,King Fahd and King Abdullah may Allah have mercy on them all who had the luminous fingerprints that will be remembered by generations and witnessed by history.
H.E. Eng. Khalid bin Abdul Aziz Al-Faleh the Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources, Chairman of the Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu, said that during the duration of the presidency of H.H Prince Saud bin Abdullah bin Thunayyan the RC has witnessed the preparation of a strategic plan to attract more local and foreign investments, This resulted in the approval of His Highness's proposal to establish Jubail 2 and Ynabu2. Al-Falih said that under his highness leadership, this shift has been achieved in the cities of Jubail and Yanbu industrial cities. The best evidence is that investments jumped in the cities of Jubail and Yanbu from 300 billion in 2003 to exceed in 2016 trillion and 200 billion. He added that His Highness the Prince Saud bin Abdullah bin Thunayyan left behind an administrative school in the cities of the Royal Commission characterized by interdependence, diligence, creativity, responsibility and team work, which confirms their ability to achieve the aspirations of our wise leadership and the completion of the Royal Commission projects launched by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz and continues with ability and success.
The ceremony comprises a visual presentation about the biography of Prince Saud bin Thunayan entitled "The Great Heart” Then everyone watched an operetta entitled "Saud the Leader ..Saud the human" followed by a verse written by the General Manager of Communication and Information D.Abdul Rahman Abdulqader at the Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu.
SABIC CEO Yousif bin Abdullah Al-Bunyan gave a speech in which he emphasized that the great and rapid development in the Royal Commission confirms the great effort exerted by HH Prince Saud to invest all the energies and advantages of the cities of the RC to diversify the national economy and increase its growth to meet national needs and to face the global economic fluctuations. He added that H.H. spent more than two decades with RC in which he made great achievements and unprecedented accomplishments. Moreover, under his leadership RC made wide spread worldwide.
The General Supervisor of the CHARITABLE SOCIETY for Family Development in the Eastern Region (Weaam) Dr. Mohammed Al-Abd Al-Qader said that the Royal Commission has established and organized the charity work and facilitated its procedures. He explained that the cities of the RC have 20 different societies with more than 600 employees and 1000 volunteers. He added that RC supported these Societies with SR 97 million Riyals. He added that these societies carried out more than 4130 programs aimed at human development and to build a strong and vibrant civil society. More than 300,000 people directly benefited from these programs, and more than 1 million indirectly.
At the end of ceremony HH Prince Saud bin Abdullah bin Thunayyan was honored by RC Officials and Acting CEO of RC for Jubail Eng. Adnan bin Ayesh Al-Alouni and the CEO for Yanbu Alaa Nassif.