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HRH Prince of Qassim Region Visits Sukhaybarat Mine


Apr 29, 2024

His Royal Highness Prince Dr. Faisal bin Mishaal bin Saud bin Abdulaziz, Prince of Qassim Region, conducted a field visit to the Sukhaybarat Mine in the Uqlat Al-Suqur Province. This visit is part of his continuous efforts to promote sustainable development in the region and strengthen the mining sector as a core component of the local economy.

Upon his arrival, HRH the Prince was welcomed by Ma'aden CEO Bob Wilt, along with several company officials, where he explored the mining operations and learned about the efforts made in managing the mine and for improving processes. HRH the Prince expressed great admiration for the advanced technologies and high standards applied in the mining operation, and also praised the efforts to ensure workers' safety and protect the environment surrounding the mine.

His Royal Highness highlighted the importance of the mining sector in boosting the local economy and providing job opportunities for young people. He expressed his optimism about the future of mining in the region, indicating that all necessary support and facilities would be provided to develop this sector and achieve sustainable growth. At the end of the visit, the Prince extended his thanks to the mine's management and staff for their warm reception and hospitality, emphasizing the importance of enhancing cooperation between the public and private sectors to achieve the Kingdom’s Vision 2030 and develop the national economy.

The Sukhaybarat Mine plays a pivotal role in supporting the local community and creating a positive impact through ongoing efforts to promote local employment and improve healthcare services. The mine is also advancing environmental conservation and sustainability efforts through tree-planting initiatives and protection of the surrounding environment. The Sukhaybarat Mine reflects a strong vision for social responsibility and sustainable development, working closely with institutions and individuals in the region to support the sustainability and opportunity in the local community.